RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C. – StrikeIron, a developer and provider of Web services, has formed a business advisory panel to help the company develop strategy and solutions in the service oriented architecture and emerging Web services market.

“As we look to further grow and expand our offerings, we are honored to have such a strong and experienced Advisory Panel working with us," said StrikeIron Chief Executive Officer Bob Brauer. "This panel will work closely with the company leaders to accelerate our leadership role and to continue to add value to our customers.”

The panel includes: Rowland Archer, a co-founder of HAHT Commerce along with StrikeIron co-founder Richard Holcomb; Timothy Chou, president of Oracle On Demand and a pioneer in software on demand; Dave Linthicum, a consultant and leader in emerging Web applications, service oriented architecture and enterprise application integration; Bill West, a partner in Innovate Ventures in Greenville, S.C.; and Scot Wingo, CEO of ChannelAdvisor, a provider of software and services for companies wanting to develop and maintain e-commerce channels.