Michelle Yaiser is a senior content and community lead in the Adobe Flash Platform group. Previously an assistant professor of Web Design & Interactive Media at The New England Institute of Art, she taught a variety of classes but focused on teaching object-oriented programming using ActionScript 3, rich Internet application development with Adobe Flex, and the management/process of software development (mostly Agile/SCRUM). Michelle was also the co-manager of the Boston Flash Platform User Group and an Adobe Community Professional. She frequently speaks at conferences including Adobe MAX, 360|Flex, D2W, RIAUnleashed, Flash Camp Italy, Flash on Tap, and Flashforward.
In addition to being a geek, Michelle is a clarinetist, dancer, and wannabe gourmet chef. She also races sports cars.