Paul Lester is an assistant vice president senior interface developer in application production support at JRIA-SMBC (Japan Research Institute America –Mitsui Sumitomo Banking Corporation). Paul started working with IBM Workload Scheduler at Prudential in 2009 on the Japanese installation of TWS 8.2 and 8.3 and the update to 8.4 and continued working with various aspects of IBM Workload Scheduler on AIX/Linux and Windows platforms. Prior to working with IBM Workload Scheduler, Paul spent 10 years in Japan programming backend for the cellphone music industry using Java, Database, and polyphonic ringtone technology. Paul graduated from Cornell University with a degree in Master of Engineering in applied physics. In his spare time, Paul plays the clarinet and just for fun he programs in Java.