Dietrich Kappe is a founder and the COO of Pathfinder Development, a firm that combines User Experience Design and Agile to speed software product development. Dietrich published one of the first 100 public web sites and launched one of the first Java Servlet-based web applications. He has been a software engineer for two decades, a frequent open source contributor, and has developed applications for the Media, Financial Services, Insurance and Healthcare industries.
Dietrich is a technical speaker on Agile Software Development, AJAX and Business Rules technology. He publishes the Agile Ajax blog and is a contributor to Ajaxian.com.