Michael Labriola is a founding partner and senior consultant at Digital Primates. He has been developing Internet applications since 1995 and has been working with Flex since its 1.0 beta program. Michael is an Adobe Certified Instructor, Community Professional, Flex Developer Champion, and international speaker on Flex and AIR topics who has consulted for many of the world’s most recognized brands. At Digital Primates, Michael mentors client development teams using emerging technologies. At home, he spends his free time escaping from technology through wine and food.