Gary Grossman is a software architect who works on Flash Player at Adobe. Gary joined the Flash team at Macromedia in 1998 and has worked on every release of Flash since Flash 4 in a variety of capacities, from engineering to management. He has had the pleasure of working alongside such Flash luminaries as Jonathan Gay, the original inventor and author of Flash. Gary was the primary developer on the ActionScript programming language in Flash 4, Flash 5, and Flash MX. He continues to participate actively in the evolution of the ActionScript programming language. Gary lives and works in San Francisco, California.