Charlie Arehart is CTO of New Atlanta Communications, providing CFML integration for J2EE and .NET. A regular speaker at developer conferences, seminars, and user groups worldwide, Charlie is appreciated for his depth of knowledge on CFML and related technologies as well his ability to communicate to both beginner and advanced developers.
He brought those skills to bear as co-author the ColdFusion MX Bible, from Wiley, and he also serves as technical editor of ColdFusion Developer's Journal magazine, where he is also a regular columnist. A MM certified Advanced Developer and instructor, Charlie has worked with CFML since 1997 and in enterprise IT for nearly 20 years.
Tim Buntel is the product manager for Macromedia ColdFusion Server. In addition to his role on the product team, he frequently lectures, teaches, and writes about Macromedia technology.
Raymond Camden is a senior software engineer for Mindseye, Inc. A long time ColdFusion user, Raymond is a co-author of the "Mastering ColdFusion" series published by Sybex Inc, as well as the lead author for the ColdFusion MX Developer's Handbook. He also presents at numerous conferences and contributes to online webzines. He is a contributor and technical editor of the ColdFusion Developer's Journal. He and Rob Brooks-Bilson created and run the Common Function Library Project (www.cflib.org), an open source repository of ColdFusion UDFs.
Christian Cantrell is the Macromedia Server Community Manager. For the last four years, he has been integrating Macromedia Flash, ColdFusion and Java into large-scale commercial applications. He is currently in charge of all ColdFusion and Java content on the Macromedia DevNet Resource Kit (DRK).
Christain is co-author of Flash Enabled (New Riders, 2002) and is a frequent presenter at Flashforward. Blurb: I am going to be taking an objective look at ColdFusion MX, comparing it to other web development technologies and discussing its capabilities and future direction.
Dave Watts, Chief Technology Officer, Fig Leaf Software Dave founded Fig Leaf Software with Steve Drucker in 1992, and shares Steve's vision of Fig Leaf Software as a world-class development and training company.
As Chief Technology Officer, Dave Watts drives the technology vision and enhances Fig Leaf's competitive edge by developing the company's best practices, covering server configuration,
performance tuning, application development, and application deployment. Recognized as an expert in the ColdFusion community, Dave has been developing browser-based applications with ColdFusion since version 1.5.