Eric MerrittErlang author and Erlware Committer
Eric Merritt specializes in concurrent languages and distributed systems. For the last ten years he has been heavily involved in the Erlang community via Open Source projects and Erlware. Currently, Eric is a Software Engineer at eCD Market, a core developer for the Erlware family of Open Source products and is the primary developer for the Sinan build system, and a contributor to various other Open Source projects. He is also a co-author of Erlang and OTP in Action.
Eric has been involved in both professional and Open Source
development for the last twelve years. He started his career
developing applications in C and Java on IBM Mainframe and Midrange hardware before migrating to commodity box clouds and distributed computing. However, his interest in languages, concurrency and distributed systems quickly drove him to more interesting and challenging work at companies like Amazon.com and eCD Market.