Mike Jones has over 25 years in the technology market place. He started his career at EDS where he was exposed to early application development disciplines and methodologies. Mike was recruited away from EDS due to his practical experience with Information Engineering in the late 1980s by Texas Instruments. At TI Mike played key roles over a 10 year period in helping organizations adopt the information engineering methodology and TIís model based application development tools. In the mid 1990s Mike helped lead the TI Software groupís charge into Component Based Development. During this time the early foundations for what is now called service oriented architectures was defined. In 1997 Sterling Software acquired the TI Software group. At this time Mike was asked to take a key role in leading Sterlingís charge into Object Oriented and Component Based Development methods and tools. Today Mike leads OutSystemsí marketing team and plays the role of chief Agile evangelist.