A structural engineer by degree, Marnie Hutcheson was recruited into the world of large computer systems by Prodigy Services Company in 1987. She left her job as a field engineer on a high rise building to become the Lead Systems Integrator for Shopping and later Banking and Financial Services at Prodigy. Since the early 1990s she has helped corporations like GTE and Microsoft develop and launch several major Internet technologies. She also creates technical courseware for Microsoft Corporation and travel around the world training the trainers who teach these technologies to the world. Marnie is an internationally published author and speaker in the areas of Software Development and Project Management, Testing and Quality Assurance and Systems Administration.