Railsmagazine60x60 Christopher W. Lehman

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Chris Lehman has been a semiconductor industry IT Manager and Software Developer for over twenty years at companies such as IBM, Cypress Semiconductor and Ford Microelectronics. He has watched the industry grow from DEC mainframes to Sun SPARC platforms to Open Source Linux on desktops, with a lot of Microsoft products in between. He is currently Technical Systems Manager at Boomerang Lending, where he drives web site development, the integration of the Ruby on Rails framework with Rich Internet Applications and general IT management.

Chris holds a Doctor of Computer Science degree from Colorado Technical University (Colorado Springs, Colorado) and a Bachelors degree in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University (Boston, Massachusetts). His current professional interests include Agile and Scrum project management, LAN/WAN infrastructure security, virtualization technologies, cloud computing and creating web sites with Ruby on Rails.