Dave Watts

CTO & Owner, Fig Leaf Software

Recognized as a leading technology expert by Google and Adobe, Dave has been developing browser-based applications with Adobe ColdFusion since version 1.5, and implementing Google Enterprise solutions since 2005. He co-authored the best-selling Adobe ColdFusion book, The ColdFusion Web Application Construction Kit, first and second editions with Steve Drucker and Ben Forta. Along with Steve Drucker, Dave co-founded the first Adobe ColdFusion Users' Group in Washington, DC. He has been the most prolific poster on the CF-Talk mailing list for the last several years, having answered several thousand questions on ColdFusion and related topics. He regularly speaks at industry events, such as Adobe MAX, and writes articles for various trade publications. As one of the first Adobe certified instructors, Dave combines exceptional teaching with course development. He received a perfect score on his Adobe ColdFusion MX Certification, and regularly pursues new certifications in other areas of interest.