Beau has dedicated most of his working life to building better applications. A top developer in the interactive industry, Beau has worked with Flash since the release of Flash 3,and with Silverlight since pre-alpha builds. Beau debuted one of the first Silverlight 2 applications, the Top Banana browser-based video editor, during the Mix 2007 keynote and around the world at various reMix events. Among his other professional interests are speaking internationally on Multimedia Technology, and residing as President of the San Francisco Macromedia User Forum. His awards and recognition include the Webbys, FWA, Flash Forward Film Festival, Communication Arts Interactive Annual, and Internet World Wireless Best of Show.