Hugo Arboleda is Associate Professor at ICESI University in Cali, Colombia. He leads a research team and is the author of several papers concerning software product lines and model-driven engineering. He is currently director of a Masters in informatics and telecommunications management. He has published papers with SPLC, CLEI, ISEC, BENEVOL, among others. In 2012 he was a member of the scientific committee for the 16th International Software Product Line Conference (SPLC). He has been a member of the program committees of FMESPLE and is an IT consultant for several Colombian companies.

Jean-Claude Royer is currently Professor at Ecole des Mines de Nantes in France and a member of the Mines de Nantes-INRIA ASCOLA team. He has published papers with OOPLSA, FASE, AMAST, JMLC, TOOLSEE, JUCS, APSEC, Informatica, JOOP, FM, ISEC, DOA, SPLC, FACS, amongst others. He was the leader of the traceability work-package in the AMPLE project ( from October 2006 to September 2009.