David Blatner

David Blatner is the author of 15 books and over 20 video titles, including Real World InDesign, InDesign Essential Training, and Spectrums: Our Mind-Boggling Universe From Infinitesimal to Infinity. He is the president of the CreativePro Network (CPN.co) the founder and publisher of InDesign Magazine, and the co-host of CreativePro Week, InDesignSecrets.com, and CreativePro.com. With … Read more

Tim Jefferies

Tim Jefferies is the Director of Sales for Foxit Software’s enterprise automation business unit, where he leads all business development, sales, and channel management activities. His experience spans a variety of powerful software solutions that drive digital transformation in his clients’ document-centric processes. Prior to working with Foxit, Tim managed global accounts at CVISION Technologies … Read more

Michael Vrhel

Michael Vrhel was awarded his PhD from North Carolina State University in 1993; during his PhD, he was an Eastman Kodak Fellow. He has many years’ experience working in digital imaging, including biomedical imaging and signal processing at NIH; color instrument and color software design at Color Savvy Systems Ltd, and positions at Conexant Systems, … Read more

Robert Martinengo

Robert Martinengo has over twenty years’ experience in accessible publishing for education. In the 1990’s as a Studio Director for Recording for the Blind & Dyslexic (RFB&D), he saw how the unmet demand for accessible textbooks was rapidly spilling over to publishers. In 1999 California enacted AB422, its pioneering “etext law”, and Robert set up … Read more

Jason Harrop

Jason Harrop is co-founder of Native Documents, which makes tools for editing Word documents in-browser, converting Word documents to PDF, and ingesting Word content in NLP/AI pipelines.  For the decade since its inception, Jason has managed the docx4j open source project, a Java library for dealing with Office documents (docx/pptx/xlsx). Prior to that he was … Read more

Paul Rayius

In addition to his expertise with the CommonLook suite of tools for testing, creating and remediating PDFs, he is also well versed in accessibility standards including Section 508 (including the recent “refresh”), Health and Human Services (HHS), WCAG 2.0, WCAG 2.1, and PDF/UA. Paul is a member of the IAAP (International Association of Accessibility Professionals) … Read more

Roman Toda

Roman is first and foremost a software developer. C++ expert with more than 20 years of experience with PDF. He’s been developing all major PDF features in high quality PDF libraries and products like encryption, digital signatures, export and import, data extraction, low and high level PDF editing, rendering, forms, XFA, annotations, scanning & OCR. … Read more

Peter Wyatt

Peter Wyatt is the PDF Association’s CTO and an independent technology consultant with deep file format and parsing expertise, who is a developer and researcher actively working on PDF technologies for more than 20 years. He is Project co-Leader of ISO 32000 (the core PDF standard), co-Chairs the PDF Association PDF TWG and is the … Read more

Jonathan Rhyne

Jonathan is the COO and co-founder of PSPDFKit GmbH, a company focused on increasing productivity around the globe by providing robust PDF solutions to companies and end-users. He handles everything from project management, sales, marketing, HR to managing the finances and legal affairs of the company. Prior to founding PSPDFKit, Jonathan practiced at a well … Read more

Henry Sal

Henry Sal is the president of Computing System Innovations.  His software development career spans 40 years, 30 of which have been at CSI. The past 15 of those have been spent making CSI into one of America’s leading redaction software vendors, with the last 3 years spent leading CSI’s transition to state-of-the-art artificial intelligence for … Read more