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Tim Bankes is CEO of Libertas Technologies, LLC, a technology solutions provider focused on Web-based software development and consulting. Tim assists companies in integrating Internet technologies into their core business by implementing real business strategies for Internet, intranet, and extranet e-business and e-commerce solutions. Tim has nearly 10 years of programming and management experience with various technologies, including Lotus Notes/Domino, IBM Websphere, Microsoft IIS/ASP, and others. Tim has been working with Lotus Notes/Domino for nearly nine years and is a Principal Certified Lotus Professional: Application Developer (R4, R5) and System Administrator (R4).

Tim has authored books for the Pearson (formerly Macmillan Computer Publishing) imprints QUE and New Riders, including Lotus Notes/Domino R5 Essential Reference (New Riders Publishing), CLP Fast Track: Lotus Notes/Domino 5 Application Development (New Riders Publishing) and has contributed as a co-author to Domino R5 System Administration (New Riders Publishing) and Special Edition Using Lotus Notes and Domino 4.6 (Que Publishing). Tim is currently completing another new title with Dave Hatter, namely Domino R6 Programmer's Reference. In addition, Tim has been a featured speaker for searchDomino.com, covering topics such as Lotus Notes/Domino application development and Lotus Notes/Domino application development certifications. Tim was also a featured speaker at The View Admin2003 conference held in Las Vegas, April 30-May 2, 2003.

Prior to joining Libertas, Tim was an independent consultant. Using extensive, real-world experience, Tim assisted organizations in building "best-of-breed" Internet, intranet, and extranet solutions. Remaining technically agnostic, Tim worked with companies to make them more efficient, effective, and accountable to deliver a high return-on-investment by focusing on business solutions using the most appropriate and cost-effective technologies.

Prior to working independently, Tim was the Director of Application Development for Eviciti Corp., a professional services partner that worked with companies to integrate the Internet into their core business. Within one year, Tim grew the Application Development team from 12 people to approximately 25 people. His responsibilities included managing practice leaders, application developers, the IT technology team, and coordinating resources among various offices. In this role, Tim was responsible for building quality custom applications, providing direction, as well as establishing policies and processes to ensure the successful planning, development, execution, and deployment of solutions. Prior to Eviciti, Tim was a partner and Principal Information Systems Consultant with Definiti, Inc., where he specialized in the design, development, and deployment of comprehensive, enterprise groupware/workflow solutions.

He holds a B.B.A. in Information Systems, a B.B.A. in Management, as well as a certificate in International Business from the University of Cincinnati.

Dave Hatter is president of Libertas Technologies, LLC, a technology solutions provider focused on Web-based software development and consulting. Dave has nearly 11 years of programming experience with a number of tools and environments including IBM Websphere and Microsoft IIS/ASP, and has been working with Lotus Notes/Domino for nearly 9 years. He has the following industry certifications: Principal Certified Lotus Professional: Application Developer (R4, R5, 6) and System Administrator (R4), Microsoft Certified Professional (Windows NT), CompTIA i-Net+, Network+, e-Biz+ and Master CIW Designer. Additionally, Dave has a B.S in Information Systems from Northern Kentucky University.

Dave is a graduate of Leadership Kentucky (2000) and Leadership Northern Kentucky (2000). He was named the NKU Young Alumnus in 1997 and U.S. senator Jim Bunning's Republican Man