Koen De Weggheleire is a faculty member of the Technical University of West-Flanders (HOWEST) where he teaches Flash Platform Solutions (Flash, Flex, AIR) with a smile.

As the Adobe User Group Manager for Belgium and Adobe Community Expert for Flash, Koen is heavily addicted to the community and inspires the community by his blog at http://www.newmovieclip.com and by speaking at several events around the world (Adobe MAX, FITC Amsterdam, FITC Toronto, Flash On The beach, Flashbelt, Flash on Tap, 360 Flex,…).

He coordinates the yearly Belgian multimedia conference “Multi-Mania” where +1200 people come together to learn from industry experts and to share knowledge.

Koen is author for friendsofED and published the book “Flex for Developers”. For Oreilly Koen published the “Adobe AIR cookbook” at the end of 2008.

When there is still some time left you can find Koen at his company “Happy-Banana” doing Flash Platform consultancy on advanced award-winning Rich Internet Applications.

When Koen is not talking ActionScript you can find him producing music, collecting goodies, eating pizza or renovating his 100 year old house.