The late Michael Williams was a software engineer at Adobe Systems. Preceding his untimely passing in 2008, he was responsible for evangelizing and implementing technologies related to Macromedia Flash, now Adobe Flash. He joined Macromedia in 2000. Prior to Adobe, Michael spent three years doing research and development at the Walt Disney Company. He was also a member of the Macromedia Flash Advisory Board. At Disney/Go.com, Michael developed and implemented web content and applications for various corporate sites, including Disney.com, Disneyblast.com, Movies.com, ESPN.com, and ABC.com. He helped Disney create core systems and standardize on a single platform after the acquisition of Infoseek. He is deeply missed by his coworkers and close friends at Adobe.