Daryl Kulak is a consultant with Pillar Technology in Columbus, Ohio. He has been using iterative/incremental software development processes since 1998, before the Agile term was coined. He has interests in systems thinking, holistic health, renewable energy, music and international travel.
Hong Li was one of the lucky ones to survive the Cultural Revolution in China. He worked on the Purdue Enterprise Reference Architecture with Professor Theodore Williams and has been in IT consulting since then. Hong has been involved with multiple "big data" projects and enjoys studying the work of systems thinking scholars, especially Robert Rosen.