Channing has 18 years of software architecture, design and development experience in financial markets, investment banking, compliance, internet technologies and academic research. He is a Scrum Master, mentor and advisor in Agile Methods of software development and is active in a number of open source projects.
Over the last eight years Channing has worked in the financial markets on Bond trading systems at Deutsche Bank and UBS, an FX trading system at Deutsche Bank, and back office global reference data systems at BNP Paribas and Capco. Earlier, he was the manager of Canon Research Centre's Internet Department and consultant to Canon's European Sales and Marketing centres in respect of Internet Technology.
Channing has been working with Java technologies since its first release in 1995 including the full J2EE stack on a number of application servers, and with technologies including Hibernate, Swing, SWT, TopLink, Sybase, Oracle, MySQL, MQ, Fiorano. He has also been working with Eclipse RCP and plugins for the last six years.