that enable them to create their own success. He is a frequent media
guest and a popular speaker, lecturing on business and management
issues throughout the U.S. and around the world. He has started 10
companies/joint ventures since 1997 and has provided strategic
consulting to over 100 companies.
Internationally-renowned Analyst: Trevor Eddolls
Trevor Eddolls...Internationally-renowned senior analyst, author, lecturer, consultant, editor--Xephon (UK)
World Renowned Top-Ranked Development Expert on ASP.NET and Microsoft Technologies
Stephen Walther...famed developer/author; lead developer on the ASP.NET Community Starter Kit, creator of the widely recognized Collegescape and CityAuction Websites; noted provider of elite ASP.NET training through www.ASPWorkshops.com
Acclaimed Writer, Editor, Journalist, Media Expert
Steve Kovsky...contributing editor for ZDNet AnchorDesk; Technology Commentator of KFWB News Radio 980 in Los Angeles; recognized expert in the creation of streaming media content; Vice
President and Editorial Director of Centric Events Group.
World Authority/contributor to PHP Project and Apache Module Author
George Schlossnagle...author; past senior architect at CommunityConnect Inc. - helped scale to 130 million dynamic PHP requests/day; author of Zend Engine extensions for PHP; development expert; principal at OmniTI Computer Consulting.
Web Services Authority Provides Valued Expert Advice
Michael Liebow…Vice President of Web Services for IBM's Global
Services Division views Web Services as the critical enabling
technology for IBM's On Demand vision.
Software Development Expert and Java Authority
Alan Moffet…more than 20 years of highly regarded experience in
software development and management; Java development leader; noted
author on Java-related topics and XML; member of the JCP.
Author, Software Engineer, and Mac OS Expert
Brian Tiemann… freelance technology columnist and software engineer
who has written extensively in online magazines about the Macintosh,
Apple software, and the philosophy of user-friendly design.
David Vogeleer…acknowledged authority in Flash; Flash
developer/instructor; author, speaker, writer; contributor to
FlashMagazine.com; co-administrator of EMLlabs.com.
Mac Lover and
Graphics Expert Shares Her Views
Kate Binder…Mac expert; author; she has written articles on
graphics, publishing, and photography for magazines including
Publish, PEI, and Desktop Publishers Journal.
Regarded Author, Journalist/Columnist, Editor, Consultant, Web
Kate Chase… has more than 13 book credits in Web design, PC
hardware, operating systems, and Windows applications. She is an
avid FrontPage user and expert having managed online communities for
American Online, MSN, and ZD-net.
Linux Expert, Writer, Author
Ken Burtch… using Linux since version 0.97; founder of PegaSoft
Canada; active member of the Writers' Circle of Durham Region and
his award-winning short story, "Distance", was recently published in
the "Signatures" anthology.
IT Authority and Software Expert
Wesley Bertch…Director of Information Systems for Life Time Fitness,
one of the fastest-growing health, fitness and nutrition companies
in the US. and fitness retailers in the US.
Authority and Senior Executive
Bob Ferry…more than 20-years of leading industry experience;
formerly President of Insight Information Inc.; past CIO at Sector
Communications and Pathnet Telecommunications, and CTO at
GreatMeals.com; past researcher in acoustic propagation models for
the Navy; currently executive vice president and CIO of Deutsche
Post Global Mail, Ltd. — the US division of Deutsche Post Global
Internationally Regarded Group Publisher, Noted Editor and
Journalist, Top Ranking Senior Executive
Fritz Nelson…Vice President, Group Publisher for the Network
Computing Enterprise Architecture Group responsible for the overall
direction and management of the following media brands: Network
Computing, Network Magazine, Intelligent Enterprise, Secure
Enterprise, Storage Pipeline and Transform; previously, reviews
editor, the features editor, executive editor, editor, and
editor-in-chief for Network Computing.
Authority and Researcher in C++, C#, Development, and Advanced
Customizable User Interface Architectures
Mark Schmidt…software engineer at Hewlett-Packard researching in
advanced customizable user interface architectures; noted author of
articles and books on C# and C++; developer of a functional ASP.NET
capable Web Server.
Internationally Regarded 20-year Development Expert in C++, Java, C#
Matt Weisfeld… noted author and writer; international conference
speaker; authority in software development, project management,
business development; member of the Information Technology Faculty
at Cuyahoga Community College in Cleveland, Ohio.
Internationally Authority in Pearl, PHP, Java, Lingo, AppleScript,
HTML, Web Design, Web Developer, Trainer and Writer
Matt Zandstra…development expert; widely regarded
writer/author/consultant; Technical Director, Corrosive Web Design
Internationally Acclaimed Microsoft FrontPage Authority and Web
Paul Colligan…CEO of Colligan.com Inc. (colligan.com),
an online provider of consulting, technologies, and Web properties
for Internet marketing; Webmaster of several popular Internet
Marketing sites that include FrontPage World and You Can Sell Online
Respected and Noted Business Information Technology Authority,
Project Management Expert, Author, Consultant
Gregory Horine… certified (PMP, CCP) business technology
professional with more than fifteen years of consulting experience
across multiple industries.
Internationally Renowned Certification and Security Expert; Wireless
Authority; Widely-regarded Writer, Author and Trainer
Will Schmied…operator of the certification portal MCSEWorld.com,
President of Area 51 Partners Inc.
Respected Development Authority and PHP, MySQL, Apache,
Julie Meloni…highly-regarded Internet development expert; noted
author and writer; Technical Director at i2i Interactive
Internationally Regarded Award-Winning IT Authority, Top Ranking
Jake Star…currently VP and Chief Information Security Executive for
Mohegan Sun Resort, $1.3B operation, the world’s most profitable
casino/resort operation; achieved software development awards from
PC Magazine, PC World, and Parent’s Choice Foundation; Advisory
Board Member for Network Computing Magazine.
Technical Editor / Author / Writer, Communications Instructor
Gina Carrillo...technical writer and editor of 10 years; technical
communications instructor at the University of South Florida in
Tampa; freelance author and technical editor for Que Publishing and
Hardware Expert and Authority on Data-Recovery
Scott Mueller… universally esteemed; considered the most
authoritative, and trusted hardware voice with a highly respected
international reputation; best-selling author of the highest selling
essential guide in the history of hardware publishing; eminent
training expert in PC hardware, operating systems, and data-recovery
techniques; president of Mueller Technical Research.
20-year Development Expert in C, Unix, Shell Programming, and
Authority on ColdFusion
Stephen Kochan… is the best-selling author or co-author of eight
classic books on C programming and Unix; former senior software
consultant to the famous Bell Laboratories; co-inventor of the
software patent for printing in reduced memory environments
(PowerBand technology); currently president and founder of
International Development Expert on ASP.NET and Microsoft
Scott Mitchell…famed developer; noted author/writer; widely
respected trainer and consultant; founder, editor, primary
contributor to 4GuysFromRolla.com, one of the largest ASP resource
Esteemed International Authority on Information Technology
Rand Morimoto…more than 25 years of top-ranking industry experience;
best-selling author; celebrated conference speaker; prominent
writer; cyber-expert to the White House; doctoral candidate;
President of Convergent Computing.
Development Authority and Expert in Web Services, Java, J2EE, XML,
Paul J. Perrone…noted author, enterprise development expert; founder
and CTO of Assured Technologies, Inc.
Internationally Renowned Developer on: .NET, XML, UML, C++, Java,
ASP, VB, Perl, Internet, Web services
Kate Gregory…best-selling author, distinguished speaker, adjunct
faculty at Trent University, acclaimed developer, Microsoft Regional
Director, founding sponsor of a .NET Users Group, founding partner
at Gregory Consulting Limited.
and Top-ranking A+ Authority
Craig Landes…more than twenty-years of time-tested information
systems experience; highly respected A+ author, together with James
G. Jones, whose “A+ Exam Cram 2” book (220-221, 220-222) is a
favorite of certification candidates.
Business Travel Authority Provides Best Practices
Donna Williams…former senior business executive turned writer and
consultant gives practical advice on traveling—required reading for
Entrepreneur, Distinguished Software Architect/Designer/Developer,
Noted Speaker, and Widely Acknowledged Technology Expert
Bill French…co-founder of MyST Technology Partners and Global
Technologies Corporation; authored or co-authored more than 36
software products sold to millions of customers worldwide; his
software has garnered many awards including Database Advisors’
Readers Choice Awards for 9 consecutive years, IT Excellence and
PCWeek Analysts’ Choice Awards; regular contributor to IDG’s
Information age with past regular articles featured in DBMS
Magazine, Database Advisor, and Lotus Notes Advisor; past, roles
have included Chief Architect for Starbase Corporation, Chief
Architect for Site Technologies Inc., and Controller/VP Finance for
Veldkamp’s Floral Corporation.
Renowned and Widely
Regarded Project Management Author, Consultant, Instructor
David Francis… adjunct Project Management Instructor at Indiana
Institute of Technology and Indiana University-Purdue University at
Indianapolis; Director of Education for the Project Management
Institute, Central Indiana Chapter; PMI Registered Education
Provider; president of The Project Management Company.
Ashwin Karuhatty…noted expert in Microsoft technologies.
Award Winning Author,
Writer, Top Adobe Expert
Jeff Sengstack… regional Emmy-award winning former news reporter;
two Society of Professional Journalists first-place awards; widely
acknowledged Adobe Expert and Instructor on Premiere.
Acclaimed Word Perfect Authority and MS Word Expert
Laura Acklen…celebrated author, contributor to Corel’s
OfficeCommunity.com, moderator at WordPerfect Universe, Web-guru of
Internationally Regarded Design Engineer, Patent Holder, and A+
Charles Brooks…noted best-selling author, highly respected
curriculum designer and researcher, certification expert, member of
the CompTIA’s vaunted A+ Advisory Committee, and President of
Marcraft International Corporation.
Expert in Excel and Noted Author
Patrick Blattner…author, writer; Excel authority; member of the
Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences; formerly with Disney
Interactive in media development; currently, a top specialist within
the AOL product group.
executive in Networking shares her views
Trish Gulbranson ... President and CEO of NetPro Computing
Inc.; named Technology Leader of the Year and sits on
the Board of Directors of the Arizona Technology Council; co-chaired
the Investing In Innovation Venture Capital Conference for six years.
Scott Mueller ... president of Mueller Technical Research;
Upgrading and Repairing PCs is an international best seller with
more than 2.3 million copies sold; articles have appeared in many
publications including Forbes, Investors Business Daily.
Development and MS
Roger Jennings ... one of Microsoft’s 15 “Access Heroes”; 21+ book
credits, 1.25 million English copies in print; principal of OakLeaf
Systems; contributing editor for Fawcette Technical Publication’s
Visual Studio Magazine and a columnist for .NET Insight and XML &
Web Services newsletters; developer of the OakLeaf XML Web Services
development site and his OakLeaf US Code of Federal Regulations (CFR)
XML Web services demonstration project won the 2002 Microsoft .NET
Best Charter Award for horizontal solutions.
Renowned Expert in
Richard Chadderton ... data networking expert
specializing in large-scale data network security design, defence,
Authority in Linux
Hoyt Duff ... author; contributor for Linux Format magazine; helped
edit English versions of the Mandrake 7.x and 8.x documentation, and
he has helped edit the early English content for the webzine,
recognized expert in digital photography and Adobe Photoshop
Carla Rose ... 28 books credits; contributing editor for
Photoshop User magazine and has written for the Atlantic Fisherman,
Adobe Magazine and The New Yorker.
Master of multimedia
and web applications, and noted Dreamweaver expert
Zak Ruvalcaba ... founder and president of Module Media, a
media development and training firm; author.
Stephen Mill ... regional manager for Robert Half Technology shares
Java, Linux, Radio
Userland guru and accomplished author, web developer
Rogers Cadenhead ... Web publisher (sites receive seven
million hits a year); columnist for Linux Magazine and has authored
more than 17 books.
Expert on web
technologies and the Mac
Robyn Ness ... web developer at Ohio State focusing in
usability and content design; author.
Linux kernel authority and
noted software engineer
Robert Love ... author, contributing editor for Linux Journal and
a software engineer for MontaVista Software; kernel projects include the
process scheduler, the preemptive kernel, the VM, and multiprocessing
enhancements. He maintains schedutils and procps.
author, journalist, publisher, humorist, Internet and technology
Randy Cassingham ... with more than 200,000 subscribers in
over 190 countries, Randy is author and publisher of the highly
successful newsletters and websites, This is True (ThisIsTrue.com,
the True Stella Awards (StellaAwards.com), Heroic
and The Spam Primer (SpamPrimer.com).
renowned IT expert/Editor, and award-winning author
Preston Gralla ... 20 book credits; executive editor and columnist for CNet and ZDNet; newsletter, Gralla’s Internet Insider; CBS Early Show, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, TechTV, National Public
Radio’s All Things Considered, and CNet Radio.
author, consultant, programmer, and Exchange, Outlook, Access, SQL
Patricia Cardoza ... articles on Exchange and Outlook for
TechRepublic, .NET Magazine, and Microsoft’s Office Communities
page. In addition since 2001, she has been a Microsoft Most Valuable
Professional (MVP) in Outlook.
Global and corporate
Patrice-Anne Rutledge ... 20 book credits; developer of the monthly
columns, “Global Business Today,” and “eCommunicate".
and widely respected author, writer, consultant
Michael Miller ... President of The Molehill Group a
strategic consulting and authoring firm based in Carmel Indiana.
Top-ranking, patent awarded
developer, past Microsoft lead engineer
Leo A. Notenboom ... owner of Puget Sound Software, LLC.
Expert on XSLT, SVG,
Kurt Cagle ... featured speaker at more than a dozen conferences in
the last five years; founding writer and regular contributor for
Fawcette’s XML and Web Services Magazine; author.
of industry articles and frequent public speaker on IT staffing
Katherine Spencer Lee ... executive director of Robert Half
Technology, leading provider of information technology (IT)
professionals on a project or full-time basis.
.NET authority and
author of C# Station web site
Joe Mayo ... more than 17 years of industry experience, is an
acknowledged authority in software development, specializing in .NET
technologies; author. He opened his C# Station Web site in July of
Cisco and Microsoft
networking expert, MS Office master
Joe Habraken ... international IT expert, consultant,
best-selling author, trainer and educator with more than 15 years in
architect and authority on Java J2EE, SOA, Web services, XQuery,
James McGovern ... Enterprise Architect for The Hartford
Financial Services Group; author.
Master of .NET, VB, C#
James Foxall ... vice president for development and support for
tigerpawsoftware.com, writer for Access-Office-VBA Advisor and
Visual Basic Programmer’s Journal; author.
PostgreSQL, PHP expert
Hans-Jurgen Schonig ... author; one of the founding partners of
Cybertec Geschwinde & Schonig.
Elite training and
certification authority shares his views
Ed Tittel ... a 20 year world-renowned expert in training,
certification, IT technologies with over 120 books to his credit.
multiple-award winning writers/editors/authors and IT/MS Office
Ed Bott and Woody Leonhard ... edbott.com, wopr.com
Authority in Disaster Recovery, business continuity planning, and
Dexada Jorgensen ... senior manager, Telus
Guru, Cisco Networking
David Hucaby, CCIE No. 4594, noted author
2003 - Consulting
Magazine's - Top 25 Consultants of the Year
Damian Walch ... VP of Consulting, T-Systems
Anne P. Mitchell Esq. ... widely respected attorney, President and
CEO of the Institute for Spam and Internet Public Policy (ISIPP)
Widely Respected International Authority on Web Services Strategy
David A. Litwack ... senior vice president, Novell Web Application
World-Renowned Authority on Broadband and an Industry Visionary
Rouzbeh Yassini ... founder/CEO of YAS Broadband Ventures LLC
UNIX and Internet Authority
Dave Taylor ... author, programmer, teacher, entrepreneur
Internationally-Renowned Authority in Digital Audio, Music, Sound and
Gary Bourgeois ... Director of Multimedia, Vancouver Film School
World's Foremost Security Technologist
Bruce Schneier ... Founder and Chief Technical Officer for Counterpane
Internet Security, Inc
Questions and Answers with an
Jennifer Butcher ... QA Manager of Integration Products, for Pivotal
Foremost Expert in High-End Distributed Software Architectures
Roger Sessions ... author of many books, magazine articles, his own
ObjectWatch Newsletter plus he heads up ObjectWatch Inc.
Dean Guest ... one of the founders of iFusion Solutions Inc.
World-renowned Expert in
XML, Semantic Web, Development
Mike Daconta ... Chief Scientist, APG, McDonald Bradley, Inc., author
Acclaimed Chief Executive
Jack Messman ... Chairman and CEO of Novell
Trevor Eddolls ... author, lecturer, consultant, editor--Xephon (UK)
Famed Writer, Cartoonist
J.D. “Illiad” Frazer ... Online strip 'User Friendly,' author
International Development Expert,
Author, CodeGuru Writer
Paul Kimmel ... founder of Software Conceptions Inc., author
Software Development Tips
Paul Burns ... leading expert in SQL systems/OLAP, and .NET
eMedia Development Expert
Randy Coin ... international authority in electronic media,
instructional design, and course development
Sun Java Expert
Ramesh Nagappan ... enterprise Java architect for Sun Java Center, Sun
Microsystems, Burlington, MA; author
Windows 2003 Server & Industry Trends
Don Jones ... international technology consultant, TechMentor/Comdex
presenter, and a founding partner of BrainCore.Net; author
A Look at the Publishing World
John Pierce ... Vice President of Merchandising, Pearson Education, the
world's largest publisher
David Conger ... 20-year veteran of open source, network programming,
computer graphics, C, C++, C#, and Java; author
Michael Daconta ... Director, Web & Technology Services at McDonald
Ilya Bukshteyn ... Group Program Manager, Developer Platform and
Evangelism Division at Microsoft Corp.
Chris Payne ... international authority in the .NET framework, author
Ron Schmelzer ...renowned expert in XML and XML-based standards and
initiatives, founder of ZapThink; author
Widely regarded chief
Jack Messman ...
Internationally Known Analyst
Trevor Eddolls ... senior editor, consultant with Xephon (UK); author
Software Development Expert
Dan Haywood ... specializing in OO design, Java and J2EE, Sybase
technical consulting, and data modeling; author
Software Development Expert
Andy Carmichael ... renowned authority in software development
methods and processes with more than 20 years experience in the
Noted Leader Shares His
Gordon Campbell ...
Andy Longshaw ... international expert in application development,
deployment, consulting, training, and technical writing, Content Masters
Crystal Decision Expert
Craig Todd ... Senior Program Manager, OEM, Crystal Decisions Inc.
(formerly Seagate Software)
Martin Bond ... .. international expert in application development,
deployment, consulting, training, and technical writing, Content Masters
Developer & Trainer
Paul Sheriff ... renowned application developer, courseware
developer/trainer, top MSDN Regional Director, founder PDSA Inc.
Expert in Interop
Adam Nathan ... world’s foremost expert in .NET/COM Interop and the
Common Language Runtime, design engineer, Microsoft Corp.; author
World-renowned Application Expert
and Foremost Expert in VB
Rod Stephens ... VB helper web site at www.vb-helper.com, receives more
than a million hits per month; author
Daniel Scuka ... freelance writer and senior contributing editor for
J@pan Inc magazine where he covers wireless business
and technology, entrepreneurship, tech ventures, and Internet-related
Kevin Burton ... widely known and respected senior software design
engineer, C++ veteran, and an international expert in COM development,
C# and .NET; author
Systems Design Expert
Richard Longworth ... widely regarded systems expert, presenter at the
World Computing Congress, senior computing faculty
Peter Wilson ... “Net Works” technology editor, at the Vancouver Sun
Disaster Recovery Expert
Dexada Jorgensen ... senior manager, Telus
Current IT Market
Jelka Posilovic ... computing professional
Rising IT Company
Stu Sjouwerman ... President of Sunbelt Software, # 409 in the 2001 Inc.
500 List ; Editor of W2Knews ; author
Balancing an IT Career
Peter Rakoczy ... Director, Microsoft Consulting Services, Microsoft
David O’Leary ... past President of the Association for
Co-operative Education for BC/Yukon, current chair of co-operative
education, and Prior Learning Assessment coordinator for a BC-based
College, national leadership award recipient
Andrew Coulson ... Director, National Partner Team, Microsoft Canada Co.
High-End Distributed Software Architectures
Roger Sessions ... world's foremost expert in high-end distributed
software architectures, publisher ObjectWatch Newsletter, founder
ObjectWatch Inc., former lead architect for the CORBA persistence
IT Media Productions
Ronait Tynan ... project manager with SmartForce’s e-Media group. Ronait
is an international authority on IT and media productions for SmartForce,
the world’s largest e-learning/training services company.
C# & .NET Expert
Christian Nagel ... Curriculum Management Software Development for
Global Knowledge and MSDN Regional Director, Austria; author.
Y. Matsumoto ... world renowned, Yukihiro Matsumoto, the creator of
Ruby and the author of O'Reilly's recently released book on the
language, "Ruby in a Nutshell".
Jesse Liberty ... highly respected international
authority on C++, C#, and application development; author.
Dot Net Expert
Yong Tao Chen ... first person worldwide to earn MCDBA designation
together with the CNA, MCSE+I, MCSD, CSP and NSP titles.
Dr. Jamie Kaminski ... Senior Technology Analyst and Technical
Briefings Manager Xephon.
Larry Grothaus ... Lead Product Manager, .NET Enterprise Solutions,
evangelist of the Microsoft .NET Enterprise server and development
tools strategy, Microsoft Corp.; author.
D. Appleman ... world renowned expert and international authority of
application development; top developer on COM, VB components, and .NET;
Frank Clegg ...
President of Microsoft Canada
Women in IT Management
Trish Gulbranson ... award-winning President of NetPro, a leading
provider of directory infrastructure management software.
Cindy Anderson ... senior analyst, and a top expert in SQL systems, for
Microsoft in Redmond Washington.
Modeling Events for Today's System Requirements
Richard Longworth ... senior analyst and college educator
Jahnis Gillan ... Marketing Manager, Channel Development, Microsoft
Important Technologies and
Dr. Jaime Kaminski ... Senior Technology Analyst and Technical
Briefings Manager, Xephon
Tom Moreau ... regular columnist for SQL Server Professional, and author
of "Advanced Transact-SQL for SQL Server 2000."
Erik Moll ... lead Manager for Microsoft’s Windows Platform Group
Dot Net Leader
Yong Tao Chen ... leading developer for some of the largest
Women in IT
Cathy Michitsch ... founder Michitsch Systems Inc., Raiser's Edge
specialists and customized database & web site designers and developers
Entering the IT Field
Cindy Robinson ... writer, editor, HiTech Career Journal
Michael Flynn ... expert on .NET, Developer Tools, Commerce Server,
BizTalk Server, ISA Server, Microsoft Corp.
Peter J. Bauer ... Photoshop 6 Web Magic
Jeff Foster ... Photoshop Web Magic series
Graphics Design Expert
Al Ward ... Contributor to the book "Inside Photoshop 6"
Dr Jaime Kaminski ... Senior e-Commerce Analyst and Technical Briefings