Mark DuBois has been working with HTML since 1992. He built his first commercial website in 1995. Mark created the first accredited AAS degree in Web Systems and the first accredited certificate in rich Internet application development. Mark teaches many courses in web technologies at Illinois Central College. He has developed over 20 semester-long classes on various aspects of web design, development, and application security. His focus is on industry best practices regarding such items as security, accessibility, and web standards in these courses. He also serves as Director of Education for WebProfessionals.org and is recognized by Adobe as an Adobe Education Leader. Mark has recently taught numerous classes on HTML5, CSS3, and development of mobile apps using PhoneGap. He helps run both the Illinois and national web design contests for WebProfessionals.org (under the auspices of SkillsUSA). He can be found on Twitter
(@Mark_DuBois) and posts articles on various aspects of web technology at http://blog.markdubois.info and http://blog.learning-html5.info.
Matt West is a developer and entrepreneur from Northampton, England. He previously founded the web development agency Developer City and is a contributor to a number of open source projects. Matt is currently working at his latest company, Koji Labs, which aims to create technological solutions for some of the world's biggest problems.
Matt is also the author of HTML5 Foundations (Wiley, 2012) and writes a blog at codingskyscrapers.com. You can find him on twitter as