Brian Sletten is the president of Bosatsu Consulting, a liberal arts-educated software engineer with a focus on forward-leaning technologies. His experience has spanned many industries, including retail, banking, online games, defense, finance, hospitality, and health care. He has a B.S. in computer science from the College of William and Mary and lives in Auburn, Calif. He focuses on Web architecture, resource-oriented computing, social networking, the Semantic Web, data science, 3D graphics, visualization, scalable systems, security consulting, and other technologies. He is also a rabid reader, devoted foodie, and music lover.