Zach has an insatiable appetite for discovering and mastering new technologies. Sometimes consuming entire texts on a new software release or application in a single day, he has a passion for anything that improves the quality of work for his clients or the level of understanding of his students.

Owner and founder of Crave Media Group, an interactive media consulting company located in Rockford, Illinois, Zach is a husband and the father of one very precocious boy, not unlike himself. Though he is only 24 years old, he has 7 years of experience in web design and development and has quickly established himself as the go-to source for web consultation in the Northern Illinois region. His reputation is quickly spreading throughout the Midwest and nationally, making him a sought-after speaker.

Zach is the manager and founder of the Stateline Macromedia User Group in Rockford. He has distinguished himself as a valued member of the training staff at Digital Bootcamp in Chicago. He has 5 years of experience with Cold Fusion, 3 years with Flash and Actionscript, and 2 years with Flex. He enjoys speaking to groups like this one, saying that the free exchange of ideas allows everyone, including himself, to better understand the challenges and opportunities facing each of us.