Ken Webb has worked for over 25 years in the Ottawa high tech and consulting community. He was an employee of ObjecTime for several years where he became intimately familiar with the UML 2 concepts. He is the author of a published book, Oracle Distributed Systems: A C programmer's development guide. He has a BA in Cognitive Science from Carleton University, and an MSc from the Evolutionary and Adaptive Systems program (Informatics Department) at the Univerity of Sussex in England. He is currently the architect of the Xholon open-source project.