Charles Wyke-Smith has been creating Web sites since 1994 and currently runs a Web consulting business in Napa Valley, California, that focuses on user experience, information architecture, and interface design. He is currently Director of User Experience at Benefitfocus, a South Carolina software company that provides online benefits enrollment to over 40 million people through the nation's major healthcare insurance companies, and also develops consumer healthcare Web sites, including ICyou.com and iHealthFocus.com. An accomplished speaker and instructor, Charles has also taught multimedia and interface design and spoken at many industry conferences. He is the author of Codin' for the Web: A Designer's Guide to Developing Dynamic Web Sites and Stylin' with CSS: A Designer's Guide.
"Most of all, I just enjoy being a part of my family and living the beautiful Napa Valley. Life is good, and I hope yours is too."