Karl De Abrew is the founder of Planet PDF, President of Foxit SDK BU and ConnectedPDF Evangelist.
Karl is also the founder/former CEO of Debenu (now acquired by Foxit Software), one of the world's leading PDF and document management software vendors which has developed popular PDF SDKs, Acrobat plug-ins, desktop software and custom solutions for Adobe Acrobat, PDF and other file formats since 2007.
Karl is also the founder/former CEO of Nitro Software, the builder of Nitro Pro. He is a seasoned speaker, moderator, industry commentator and columnist for a variety of publications.
As a contributor, moderator and manager of a number of other online communities he has extensive content management and copy writing experience. PDF documents have been a part of Jeremy's life for the last 6 years, where PDF manipulation came in handier than a swiss army knife on a camping trip. He is an avid fan and aficionado of portable document formats, and espouses a paper free future where PDF files are the dominant electronic file.