Rob Bateman is an internationally renowned web developer and community leader who specializes in content for the Flash Platform, and has always held a particular fascination with 3D on the web.

In 2007 he co-founded the Away3D engine with Alexander Zadorozhny, and has been leading development for the last two years. He lives and works in London UK where his production and consultancy company Away Media provides expert services in the field of browser based 3D content. He is also the co-author of the recent Away3D handbook: The Essential Guide to 3D in Flash, published by Friends of Ed.