Kris Hadlock Owner, SUMMUS

Kris Hadlock is passionate about using code to bring life to a design, making things work and designing useful web applications that have a purpose.

Kris is the founder and lead developer/designer of SUMMUS and has been a working in the industry since 1996. He is the author of jQuery Mobile: Develop and Design (Peachpit), Ajax for Web Application Developers (Sams) and The ActionScript Migration Guide (New Riders) as well as a featured columnist and writer for numerous websites and design magazines, including IBM developerWorks,,, and Practical Web Design magazine to name a few.

Specialties: Content Management System (CMS) Development, Mobile design and development, JavaScript/jQuery, eCommerce, HTML5, PHP, Flash, web design and technical writing.