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Jennifer Smith is the co-founder and Vice President of American Graphics Institute (AGI). She has authored numerous books on the Adobe software products, including development of titles in AGI's Digital Classroom series. She regularly speaks at conferences and seminars, including the CRE8 Conference. Jennifer has worked in all aspects of design and production from production artist, to art director, to user experience designer. Jennifer combines her practical experience and technical expertise as an educator. She has developed training programs for Adobe Systems and for all types of designers involved in creating print, web, and interactive solutions, along with designers creating fashion and apparel. Her teaching and writing style shows the clear direction of a practiced designer with in-depth knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite applications. When she's not speaking or teaching, she can be found in suburban Boston, Massachusetts, with her husband and five children. You can read about Jennifer's seminar and conference appearances at www.agitraining.com. You can also follow Jennifer on Twitter @jsmithers.Christopher Smith is president of the American Graphics Institute. He is the author of more than ten books on web, interactive, and print publishing technology, including many of the Adobe official training guides. Christopher is also the creator and editor of the Digital Classroom series of books, published by Wiley, which are widely used by schools that teach creative software tools. Learn more about American Graphics Institute's training programs at www.agitraining.com or follow them on Twitter @agitraining. You can follow Christopher on Twitter @cgsmith or read his blog posts at www.agitraining.com/blogs.Fred Gerantabee is an Emmy award-winning interactive designer, web developer, and author based in New York City. Fred has been involved in web design and development since 1996 and has authored/co-authored over a dozen books and videos on web design and development, including the Flash CS5 Professional Digital Classroom from Wiley. Widely considered a go to expert on Flash ActionScript, Dreamweaver, and HTML/CSS, Fred continues to explore new technologies in the field, as well as speak at industry conferences and events. Fred lives by the beach in New York with his wife, Samantha, dog Q, and several guitars that have yet to be named. Drop him a line at www.fgerantabee.com.
Christopher B. R. Smith, Fred Gerantabee, Jennifer Smith