Derek Palma is co-founder, CTO and vice president of Engineering for ClearApp. Palma is responsible for the definition and delivery of ClearApp model-based application performance management products, technologies and platforms for portal, SOA and J2EE application environments. Prior to ClearApp, Palma co-founded and served as CTO of Peakstone Corporation. Palma has experience working with Fortune 500 enterprises, including financial institutions, to solve challenging high-volume e-business infrastructure performance problems and implement robust performance management methodologies. He may be reached at email@example.com.