Co-founder of Instantiations, is a seasoned software technologist, product developer, entrepreneur, and manager. Eric has nearly 20 years of commercial software development experience. He is the primary author and architect of more than a dozen commercial Java and Smalltalk add-on products including WindowBuilder Pro, CodePro AnalytiX, and the award winning VA Assist Enterprise product lines. Previously, Eric was a founder and Executive Vice President of Objectshare Systems, Inc. and Vice President of Development for ParcPlace-Digitalk. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from MIT, an MBA from Harvard, and has co-founded two successful software companies. He is also co-author of the popular book, Eclipse Plug-ins (formerly Eclipse: Building Commercial-Quality Plug-ins), part of the Addison Wesley Eclipse Series.