Lenz Gschwendtner is a true geek. He runs the Functional Programming User Group in Wellington, New Zealand. Lenz has a strong interest in concurrent programming and is always on the look for the optimal tool for the job. Currently is Team Leader at Open Parallel Ltd and CTO of idegeeo Group Ltd. Previously, he was CTO of United-Domains in Germany and Technical Director Domain Business at Lycos Europe. Lenz likes Perl, Erlang and life in New Zealand.