RJ Owen is a Senior Developer at Effective UI. RJ was the lead developer on projects for Dow Jones, Random House and the Discovery Channel and contributed to ebay Desktop and the Adobe Video Workshop. In late 2007 RJ was featured on the Scoble show discussing RIA development and is passionate about the way that software affects and can improve people’s lives. He is certified as an Adobe Community expert in Flex and co-authored the O’Reilly shortcut “Flex 3 Early Evaluator.” RJ runs a flex blog called A Better Experience and while it’s not as popular as Rich’s, it’s still pretty good. RJ holds a degree in Physics and Computer Science, generally does well on standardized tests, and lives in Colorado with his wife Marty.