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Tim Bankes is CEO of Libertas Technologies, LLC, a technology solutions provider focused on Web-based software development and consulting. Tim assists companies in integrating Internet technologies into their core business by implementing real business strategies for Internet, intranet, and extranet e-business and e-commerce solutions. Tim has nearly 10 years of programming and management experience with various technologies, including Lotus Notes/Domino, IBM Websphere, Microsoft IIS/ASP, and others. Tim has been working with Lotus Notes/Domino for nearly nine years and is a Principal Certified Lotus Professional: Application Developer (R4, R5) and System Administrator (R4).
Tim has authored books for the Pearson (formerly Macmillan Computer Publishing) imprints QUE and New Riders, including Lotus Notes/Domino R5 Essential Reference (New Riders Publishing), CLP Fast Track: Lotus Notes/Domino 5 Application Development (New Riders Publishing) and has contributed as a co-author to Domino R5 System Administration (New Riders Publishing) and Special Edition Using Lotus Notes and Domino 4.6 (Que Publishing). Tim is currently completing another new title with Dave Hatter, namely Domino R6 Programmer's Reference. In addition, Tim has been a featured speaker for searchDomino.com, covering topics such as Lotus Notes/Domino application development and Lotus Notes/Domino application development certifications. Tim was also a featured speaker at The View Admin2003 conference held in Las Vegas, April 30-May 2, 2003.
Prior to joining Libertas, Tim was an independent consultant. Using extensive, real-world experience, Tim assisted organizations in building "best-of-breed" Internet, intranet, and extranet solutions. Remaining technically agnostic, Tim worked with companies to make them more efficient, effective, and accountable to deliver a high return-on-investment by focusing on business solutions using the most appropriate and cost-effective technologies.
Prior to working independently, Tim was the Director of Application Development for Eviciti Corp., a professional services partner that worked with companies to integrate the Internet into their core business. Within one year, Tim grew the Application Development team from 12 people to approximately 25 people. His responsibilities included managing practice leaders, application developers, the IT technology team, and coordinating resources among various offices. In this role, Tim was responsible for building quality custom applications, providing direction, as well as establishing policies and processes to ensure the successful planning, development, execution, and deployment of solutions. Prior to Eviciti, Tim was a partner and Principal Information Systems Consultant with Definiti, Inc., where he specialized in the design, development, and deployment of comprehensive, enterprise groupware/workflow solutions.
He holds a B.B.A. in Information Systems, a B.B.A. in Management, as well as a certificate in International Business from the University of Cincinnati.
Dave Hatter is president of Libertas Technologies, LLC, a technology solutions provider focused on Web-based software development and consulting. Dave has nearly 11 years of programming experience with a number of tools and environments including IBM Websphere and Microsoft IIS/ASP, and has been working with Lotus Notes/Domino for nearly 9 years. He has the following industry certifications: Principal Certified Lotus Professional: Application Developer (R4, R5, 6) and System Administrator (R4), Microsoft Certified Professional (Windows NT), CompTIA i-Net+, Network+, e-Biz+ and Master CIW Designer. Additionally, Dave has a B.S in Information Systems from Northern Kentucky University.
Dave is a graduate of Leadership Kentucky (2000) and Leadership Northern Kentucky (2000). He was named the NKU Young Alumnus in 1997 and U.S. senator Jim Bunning's Republican Man of the Year in 1998. His former company, Definiti, was named a Beacon Award Finalist, 2000, for "Best e-Business Solution-Supplier Relationship Management" for the KAM application that he designed, developed, and managed for the Cognis Corporation (formerly Henkel).
Dave has authored/co-authored 11 books for the Pearson (formerly Macmillan Computer Publishing) imprints Que, Sams, and New Riders, including Lotus Notes and Domino R6 Application Development Training Guide (forthcoming), Lotus Notes and Domino R6 Development Unleashed, Fast Track: CLP Application Development, Domino System Administration, Lotus Notes and Domino Essential Reference, Windows NT Server Security Server Handbook, Lotus Notes and Domino Server 4.6 Unleashed, Special Edition Using Lotus Notes and Domino 4.6, Special Edition Using Lotus Notes and Domino 4.5, Using Lotus Notes 4.5, and Special Edition Using Lotus Notes 4.0. Additionally, he has served as the technical editor for five Pearson titles: Domino System Administration, Teach Yourself Lotus Notes in 14 Days, Lotus Notes and Domino 4.5 Developer's Guide, Lotus Notes and Domino Server 4.6 Unleashed, and Teach Yourself Lotus Notes 4.6 in 24 Hours.
Dave feels strongly about community service and stays active in the local community in a number of ways. He serves as councilmember and Webmaster for the City of Fort Wright, Kentucky; KY Geographic Information Advisory Council (state board), Water Cooler Talk Chair (2001-2002 and 2002-2003), and New Economy Transition Team (N.E.T.T): e-Government Chair (2001-2002 and 2002-2003) for the Northern Kentucky Chamber of Commerce; member of the NKU Alumni Council, Technology Instructor in the NKU Community Education program; Webmaster and member of the Kenton County Republican Party Executive Committee; Cub Scout Den Leader, Pack 831, Fort Wright, Kentucky; and Lector at Saint Agnes Church.
Dave writes a technology column for Better Living Magazine and can be seen as a regular monthly guest on WXIX's (Channel 19, serving the Greater Cincinnati area) 19 in the Morning and on Insight Communication's (Channel 6, serving Northern Kentucky) Northern Kentucky Magazine. For scheduling information, visit http://www.libertastechnologies.com. Dave can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 859-426-1046.