Peter Kulka received his PhD in Computer Science / Computer Graphics from the University of Auckland, New Zealand. After teaching Java / C++ programming courses at the University of Auckland, Peter joined SAP AG in 1999. Until November 2005 Peter was responsible for the product definition of the SAP NetWeaver Application Server, SAP's Java EE 5 compliant application server. Currently Peter is a Solution Architect at SAP, where he advises independent software vendors on how to architect their Java solutions based on SAP NetWeaver. Peter presented at leading industry conferences such as JavaOne, SAP TechEd, and OOP.