Charles Iliya Krempeaux
Formally Charles has a background in Computer Science and Mathematics (and to a lesser extent Chemistry and Physics) and professionally he has been everything from Director of Engineering, Engineering Manager, Principal Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Lead Software Engineer and System Architect.
Most of the work Charles does nowadays is under NDA, but he has done a lot of work in the fields of online advertising creating or enhancing the technology for ad networks (i.e., computational advertising), Internet TV, social media creating client software, analytics systems and applying various kinds of machine learning to data found on online social networks, online gaming creating everything from social games to licensed games that have to meet stringent legal requirements, fraud detection, and identity.
From a technical point of view, some of these projects involved developing "weak" artificial intelligence systems (and machine learning, in general). Charles does however have an interest in "strong" artificial intelligence (i.e., artificial general intelligence or cognitive AI).
Charles also has an amateur background in Genetics, Psychology, Neuroscience, and Economics. In particular, Charles focuses on Human Genetics, Moral Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology, Psychometrics, Computational Neuroscience, Austrian Economics, and Behavioral Economics.
Charles has been involved with developing open source software since 1996. SkinnyMVC is the latest project. Although I've been involved with others; for example long ago Charles used to be involved with Mono. Charles also sometimes get involved with the development of open specifications; one result of this is that he has a contributor credit on the offical HTML5 specification.
Charles is am an entrepreneur. Some companies Charles has created have been successful, some haven't. He also likes the startup world, and if is not working on a company he founded, will likely be working someone else's startup.