Mentor Session: Christopher Schmitt
A new addition to SXSW Interactive 2012, Mentor Sessions enable less-established new media professionals to gain seven minutes of direct one-on-one career-related council from a more established / more experienced new media professional. Please visit http://sxsw.com/mentors for more information on Mentor Sessions or visit this URL to sign up for this Mentor Session - http://mentor.sxsw.com/events/146
The founder of Heat Vision, a small new media publishing, design, and event company, Christopher is an award-winning Web designer who has been working with the Web since 1993.
As a sought-after speaker and trainer, Christopher regularly demonstrates the use and benefits of practical standards-based designs. He also chairs the online and traditional conferences for Environments for Humans including the CSS Summit and AIGA In Control Conference.
He was Co-Lead of the Adobe Task Force for the Web Standards Project (WaSP) as well as Co-Lead of its Education Task Force.
Author of numerous Web design and digital imaging books, including HTML5 Cookbook, Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites, and CSS Cookbook, Christopher has also written for MSDN, A List Apart, .net Magazine, and Web Reference.
Follow him at @teleject on Twitter.