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Stan Magee is president of Software Engineering Process Technology Company, Issaquah, Washington, and holds an M.B.A. in international business from the University of Puget Sound. Mr. Magee is Co-Convenor of WG 8 for ISO/IEC JTC1 SC7 Software Engineering standards group and has been a U.S. delegate to the International Plenary meeting for over 10 years. In 1995 he was elected to the IEEE Computer Society Golden Core of 500 people who have significantly served the IEEE Society in standards development over its 50 year history.