Bill Gardner is president of Gardner Design and has produced work for Cessna, Learjet, Thermos, Pepsi, Pizza Hut, Kroger, Hallmark, Cargill Corporation, and the 2004 Athens Olympics. His work has been featured in New York Art Directors, Communication Arts, Print, Graphis, and the Museum of Modern Art, as well as many other national and international design exhibitions. He's the founder of http://www.LogoLounge.com and the author of LogoLounge I-VIï¿½ and the LogoLounge Master Library series. He lives in Wichita, Kansas.
Valerie Thomas is a Senior Information Security Consultant for Securicon LLC that specializes in social engineering and physical penetration testing. After obtaining her bachelor's degree in Electronic Engineering, Valerie led information security assessments for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) before joining private industry. Her skill set also includes intrusion detection, endpoint protection, data loss prevention, and mobile security. Throughout her career, Valerie has conducted penetration tests, vulnerability assessments, compliance audits, and technical security training for executives, developers, and other security professionals.