CTO, Webvanta Inc.
Christopher Haupt is a software architect, developer, author, and educator with over 25 years experience. He’s currently CTO and co-founder of Webvanta Inc., where he is building a SaaS product that enables web designers to quickly and inexpensively launch sophisticated web sites using structured data driven content and no need for back-end programming. He likes to contribute back to the Ruby on Rails community via BuildingWebApps.com, a resource for web developers built on the Webvanta platform. He is the co-host of the popular LearningRails.com pod and screencasts.
Christopher was previously the Director of Engineering of Consumer and Hosted Application and Online Services at Adobe Systems. Much of his focus while at Adobe was on architecture and building a wide variety of online-enabled technologies and back-end infrastructure for the popular Photoshop line of products. He was the Senior Engineering Manager on Adobe Photoshop Extended, a founding Engineering Manager for Photoshop Elements, and lead on a number of early Consumer titles such as PhotoDeluxe.
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