Michael Champion

Michael Champion is a Research and Development Specialist at Software AG, working out of Ann Arbor, Michigan. He graduated from the University of Michigan and did graduate study specializing in data analysis and computer simulation of international conflict. He has been a software developer in the USA for 20 years, working primarily in the area of middleware for client-server document and image management systems. He has been active in the World Wide Consortium's Document Object Model (DOM) Working Group for more than three years and was a principal editor of the core XML portion of the DOM Level 1 Recommendation

Champion joined Software AG in early 1999 and works in the Technology Enablement group, focusing on technical business development activities involving integrations between XML applications and Software AG's database and enterprise integration products. He continues to be active in the W3C DOM working group as well as the W3C XML Protocols working group.

Articles by this author

Daring to Do Less with XML

One person's tangled mess of XML is another's set of must-have features. This article offers advice for making your way through the jungle of XML and its associated specifications.