Guido Schmutz is an Oracle ACE director for Fusion Middleware and SOA and works for the Swiss Oracle Platinum Partner Trivadis. He has more than twenty years of technology experience ranging from mainframes, integration, and SOA technologies in financial services, government, and vendor environments. At Trivadis he is responsible for SOA, application integration, and open source-based development. He has lengthy experience as a developer, coach, trainer, and architect in the area of building complex Java EE and SOA-based applications. Currently, he is focusing on SOA and application integration projects using the Oracle SOA Suite. Guido is also co-author of the books Service-Oriented Architecture: An Integration Blueprint, "Spring 2.0 im Einsatz," "Architecture Blueprints," and "Integration Architecture Blueprints".