Jesse MacFadyen is a senior software engineer at Nitobi, specializing in presentation layer programming for Rich Internet applications. Jesse has developed large scale applications in Silverlight, Flash, Flex, Air, .net, and JavaScript.

As an active and contributing member of the PhoneGap open-source project, Jesse is passionate about bringing device level functionality across multiple mobile devices through simple web-tech APIs.

Jesse enjoys sharing his in depth knowledge by leading PhoneGap and Flash/Flex training sessions as well as speaking at developer conferences and meetups. He has also developed YuTuplr, a simple, easy to use Air application for uploading videos to YouTube. You can download it at yutuplr.com

Jesse is also a kick ass guitar player and spends his free time playing blistering solos over hard rock grooves. Check out myspace.com/risingj/ for a small sampling of his work.