Asim Qadir
Senior manager, architect, and development professional with over 10 years of experience delivering critical object-oriented systems for large financial institutions including Charles Schwab, Bankers Trust and Security Pacific National Bank. Has extensive experience with object-oriented design and development, object-oriented frameworks, relational databases, and N-tier systems with deep knowledge of .NET technologies, Java, J2EE, Weblogic, TOPLink, Smalltalk, C++, C, C#, object modeling (UML, Responsibility Driven Design, Use Cases, Patterns), and relational databases (Oracle, DB2, Sybase, SQL, Data Modeling). Microsoft Certified Application Developer in .NET technology. Holds an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, a Master of Science in Operations Research from Columbia University, a Certificate in Artificial Intelligence from UCLA, and a BA in Mathematics from Claremont McKenna College.

Valerie Hart
Chief Operating Officer
Ms. Hart directs the administrative, sales and marketing activity for Solution Architects. Was President of VentureStandard, Inc., a developer and service provider of workflow and knowledge management systems for investment and banking firms. Was an EVP at Silicon Valley Bank, where she helped build new knowledge systems for Bank personnel, supported remote offices with marketing and promotion activities, directed new product development and served as industry expert for both account officers and clients. Also worked in a private equity venture fund, Symphony Management Associates, Inc., specializing in communications and Internet related businesses. Member of Financial Women's Association, The Forum for Women Entrepreneurs and Women In Technology, International. Received B.S. from the University of Delaware and M.S. from Colorado State University.