Prof. Peter Sommerlad is director of IFS Institute for Software at FHO/HSR Rapperswil, Switzerland. Peter is co-author of the books POSA Vol.1 and Security Patterns and contributed to "97 things every programmer should know". His goal is to make software simpler by Decremental Development: Refactoring software down to 10% its size with better architecture, testability and quality and functionality. To reach that goal his team and students created the C++ IDE Cevelop (based on Eclipse). Peter is a member of Hillside, ACM, IEEE Computer Society, SI, ACCU, and the ISO C++ standardization committee.