Charles E Brown transferred his creative skills from music – he has a doctorate in music and studied with Igor Stravinsky (which led to an association with Pablo Picasso) – to computers in 1981. In addition to a busy music schedule, Charles does web design for major corporations, is a busy trainer conducting nearly 100 workshops per year, is a frequent speaker at conferences, and recently released the book Fireworks MX From Zero to Hero for Friends of Ed publishing. He does software seminars for The PC Learning Center in northern NJ and can be reached through www.pclearningcenter.com.
Imar Spaanjaars graduated in Leisure Management but
accidentally ended up in IT. After working for a large corporation
and doing some free-lance work, he is now working at the software
development department of a small IT company in the Netherlands
specializing in Internet and Intranet applications. As a software
architect and lead developer, he's responsible for designing,
building and implementing medium to large scaled Intranets for
Todd Marks is an avid developer, designer, instructor, and author of information display technologies. In 2000 Todd moved from teaching Mathematics and Computer Science in the public sector to VP of R&D at digitalorganism (www.digitalorganism.com). In 2002 Todd established an information technologies portal, MindGrub Technologies (www.mindgrub.com) and currently works for the Media Edge division of Exceptional Software (www.exceptionalsoftware.com). Todd has worked extensively with ActionScript, PHP, Lingo, and numerous other development languages, placing cutting-edge code in several projects. Todd's efforts have earned three Flash Film Festival nominations, Macromedia Site of the Day, two Addy Awards, and several educational partnerships. Todd is a Macromedia Certified Developer, Designer, and Subject Matter Expert, and has contributed to several books including Flash MX Video, Advanced PHP for Flash MX, Foundation Dreamweaver MX, and Flash MX Most Wanted Components.