Dr. Raymond T. Yeh taught computer science at Pennsylvania State University, the University of Texas at Austin, the University of Minnesota, and the University of Maryland at College Park. He was also Chairman of the Department of Computer Sciences at both Texas and Maryland. Under his leadership, he helped both departments to gain top-ten ranking nationally. He was the Control Data Corporation Distinguished professor at the University of Minnesota, and is an honoraryprofessor at four leading universities in China. He is founding editor- in-chief of IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering as well as Journal on Systems Integration and is on the editorial board of various journals. He also founded the Technical Committee on Software Engineering as well as the International Software Engineering Conference (ICSE) within the IEEE. He has published 10 books, including the four volume classic on Programming Methodology published by Prentice-Hall, and more than 120 scientific articles. Most recently, he co-authored his first business book “Zero Time” published by John Wiley & Sons. In August, 2000. He founded three successful software companies during the time of 1983 to 1999. Dr. Yeh served as a board member for several organizations. He is a fellow of Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), Society for Design and Process Science (SDPS), and a senior research fellow at the ICC Institute at the University of Texas at Austin. He was an honorary research fellow at Fujutsu from 1976 to 1985. He is a co-founder of the Society for Design andProcess Science and its first President, and co-founder of the Software Engineering Society. Dr. Yeh is a recipient of the IEEE Centennial Medal, the IEEE Golden- Core award, Special Award of the IEEE Computer Society, the SDPS Awards for Scholarship and Lifetime Achievement, as well as Visionary Leadership in Information Technology Award from the government of Taiwan, among others.