Ron Tanner is currently a product manager for Novell ZENworks, defining the future of the product. Ron has been associated with ZENworks since its inception, and lead software development as Director of Engineering through the invention and first releases of ZENworks. He has 20 years of experience in developing software and leading engineering teams into exciting, cutting-edge technology. Prior to working at Novell, Ron developed advanced networking systems at AT&T Bell Laboratories. Ron has co-authored six other ZENworks Novell Press titles. When Ron can sneak away from ZENworks he can be found having fun with his wife, CheRee, and his four children, Teagan, Matson, Kellyn, and Jarett.
Richard Whitehead is currently the Director of Product Marketing for Novell ZENworks. Richard has worked on ZENworks for many years in various roles, including Product Line Manager. He has over 15 years of experience in the software industry, holding senior positions as a software engineer, tester, evangelist, product manager, and product marketing manager. In addition to working for Novell, Richard has worked for Evans and Sutherland, WordPerfect, and Citrix. In his free time, Richard enjoys just being a homebody, working in the yard, playing sports, and spending as much time as possible with his wife, Sandy, and three children Mitchell, Christian, and Madison.