Tim AstleA born and raised New Brunswicker originally hailing from Exmoor, but now living in New Market. Husband and father to a couple of wonderful little ladies. He specializes in client / server architecture and the web, with 20 years of software development experience.

He is currently employed as Lead Member of Technical Staff (LMTS) at Salesforce. Previously he was the Development Manager for Web Technologies at CARIS.

Tim is a former organizer for the Maritime Java Users Group and has contributed to many open source projects over the years.

A little known fact is that he had the opportunity to interact with Alexey Pajitnov (creator of Tetris) early on in his software development career, and he claims he still has Alexey’s autograph laying around somewhere.