Mrinal Wadhwa is a 23-year-old senior solutions consultant at SAP Labs in Bangalore, India. He is a prominent member of the Flex and Adobe AIR communities in India, and runs a blog on rich Internet applications, called Rags to Riches. Mrinal has played a significant role in nurturing the Flex community in India and has helped grow it 10 times in the last 10 months. As an enthusiastic Flex user, he presents at various conferences and evangelizes Flex whenever he can get someone to listen to him. He started and manages the Bangalore Flex User Group. Mrinal also developed and maintains the popular Flex components site, FlexBox.