Andrea Vine - Sun Microsystems, Inc.

Andrea Vine has been in internationalization for over 14 years. She has worked for large firms such as Computer Associates and Xerox, and was an independent consultant for 7 years. Currently working for Sun Microsystems in the software group, she also contributes articles and information to trade journals and books. She has spoken many times at the Unicode conference, and has presented numerable seminars in the California Bay Area. She is a member of the W3C I18n Web Services Task Force; and she insists that "i18n" is an abbreviation and therefore should not be capitalized (except in titlecase).