Geoff Hambrick is an advisory programmer within the IBM Software Group Technology Center in Austin, Texas. He is currently the technical lead on advanced software development projects that identify, select, and/or create key software technologies and architectural frameworks that support the Open Blueprint strategy. Previously, Geoff was technical lead in developing reference implementations of CORBA-compliant Object Services and making their transition into product development groups. He earned an outstanding technical achievement award for his work as a consultant helping first-time users of object technology.
Geoff has presented object technology at several major conferences, and, in an upcoming book, he has co-authored a chapter about practical applications of end-to-end OO development methodologies. Before joining IBM in 1989, Geoff worked for Texas Instruments. He earned a BA degree in Computing Science from the University of Texas in 1981.