John Valentino is a Principal Consultant with AppFoundation. He has more than 12 years of enterprise software development experience, and started his career with developing music industry related applications. Since then, he has worked in the military, aerospace, pharmaceutical, financial, online–printing, and social media industries. Much of his career has focused on using Java as a core technology, and using it to incorporate the latest graphical user interface technologies in order to provide a richer user experience. A key has been automating the build, test, and deployment activities, to more quickly deliver quality fully integrated enterprise applications.