NCMUG MCE Speakers

Jason Snell:

Jason Snell is the editor in chief of Macworld and has been covering the Mac industry for more than 10 years. He is also one of the pioneers in the field of Web publishing, launching the first of a series of online publications in 1991, and taught Web publishing at UC Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.

Jim Heid:

A veteran voice of the Mac world, Jim Heid is the author and host of "The Macintosh iLife," a first-of-its-kind book/DVD hybrid published by Peachpit Press and Avondale Media. He's also the Editorial Director of Avondale Media, producers of instructional DVDs and seminars on digital media subjects. Jim also publishes iLife tips and book updates on his Web site, www.macilife.com.

Tom Negrino:

Tom Negrino is a book author and a longtime contributor to Macworld magazine. His latest books are Macromedia Contribute 3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Mac OS X Unwired (with Dori Smith), and Keynote for Mac OS X: Visual QuickStart Guide. He is also the author of the award-winning Microsoft Office v. X Inside Out.

Dori Smith:

Dori is co-author of "Mac OS X Unwired," "JavaScript for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide , 5th Edition," author of "Java 2 for the World Wide Web: Visual QuickStart Guide," and a contributor to numerous online and print computer industry magazines. A frequent speaker at industry conferences, she is on the Steering Committee for the Web Standards Project, as well as Publisher and ListMom for the Wise-Women's Web organization.

Ronnie Roche:

Ronnie Roche is an Apple Certified Help Desk Specialist and is the principal of Santa Rosa based Design Solutions. Her company specializes in one to one and small group instruction and general consulting on the Mac platform. She also teaches seminars on Mac related computing and applications.