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Rational expert: Geoffrey Clemm

Geoffrey ClemmPrimary author of RFC-3253, the IETF (Internet Engineering Task Force) standard versioning protocol, and specification lead for JSR-147, the JCP (Java community process) standard versioning API.


Geoffrey Clemm is an IBM Distinguished Engineer and a member of the IBM Academy of Technology. His primary responsibilities include advanced development for the IBM Rational® ClearCase® software configuration management system, software configuration management standards, and the Rational software product line architecture. Geoff is the primary author of RFC-3253, the IETF standard versioning protocol, and is specification lead for JSR-147, the JCP standard versioning API.

Before joining Atria Software in 1995, he was chief scientist for Evolutionary Software, where he designed and implemented the Workshop System, an expert system based software engineering environment. Subsequently he was a principal engineer at Sun Microsystems and Director of the Software Tools Applied Research Group at Bellcore. Geoff received his BA in applied mathematics from Harvard in 1976 and his PhD in computer science from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1986.

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