Obie Fernandez, ThoughtWorks
Obie Fernandez is a recognized tech industry leader and independent consultant, specializing in the marketing and development of large-scale, web-based applications.
He is based out of Atlanta, Georgia and has two children: Taylor Anne, 10 and Liam, 8 years old. Obie is an accomplished blogger and author. He is Series Editor of the Professional Ruby Series for prestigious tech publishing house Addison-Wesley.
His own book for the series is titled The Rails Way. Obie also manages the Ruby content and a team of volunteer reporters as editor of the popular technology portal InfoQ.com, with over 135,000 unique visitors in May 2007.