Jeffery R. Eck has more than 20 years of experience in the B2B and A2A e-commerce field. As XML Chancellor and Global Product Marketing Manager at GE Global eXchange Services, Jeff is responsible for worldwide marketing and product management of XML and EDI data transformation software, Application Integration. Eck is the vice chair of the OASIS ebXML Implementation and Interoperability Committee; he participated in the ebXML PoC (Proof of Concept) demonstrations. Eck is on the Advisory Board of XML.Org and is listed as an XML Expert. He is the global contact to RosettaNet from GE Global eXchange Services and is closely involved in other XML initiatives, such as CIDX XML standards. Eck has two patents pending in the field of XML e-commerce automation. Prior to joining GE, Eck was responsible for B2B initiatives at the Eveready Battery Company.