Brent Carlson is a recognized leader in enterprise application and service oriented architecture. Most recently, Mr. Carlson was the CTO and founder of LogicLibrary, Inc. where Mr. Carlson drove the development and delivery of LogicLibrary’s products. Recently named to InfoWorld’s prestigious ranking of the Top 25 CTOs in business today, Brent is a 17-year veteran of IBM, where he served as lead architect for the WebSphere Business Components project and held numerous leadership roles on the “IBM SanFrancisco Project.” He is the co-author of two books: SanFrancisco Design Patterns: Blueprints for Business Software; and Framework Process Patterns: Lessons Learned Developing Application Frameworks. Brent is a frequent presenter at industry conferences. Mr. Carlson holds 19 hardware and software patents and earned a bachelor’s degree in computer engineering from Iowa State University. At SOA Software, Mr. Carlson focuses on the strategic direction and development of planning and development governance.