Markus Scherer
IBM Corporation

Markus Scherer is the current ICU team manager and a software engineer at IBM developing ICU and other Unicode/Globalization solutions. He has contributed to many parts of ICU including character conversion, bidi, normalization, Unicode properties and collation. After graduating from the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany, in computer science he worked on projects for wireless and mobile computing with IBM. A strong interest in languages brought him into the Internationalization parts of the projects, followed by his current focus on Unicode and Globalization.