Mr. Newsom is a co-founder and Vice President at Improving Enterprises, Inc., a full service technology consulting company based in Dallas with offices in College Station, TX and Columbus, OH. Jef has played roles of developer, architect, team lead, to chief getter of breakfast tacos. He has been working as a consultant and trainer to Fortune 100 and emerging companies for over 15 years and specializes in Agile software development using technologies such as Java and .NET. Jef has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP in C# and Solutions Architecture and was one of the first 100 people in the world to receive the intensive certification, Microsoft Certified Architect, Solutions. He spends most of his free time with his beautiful family.