Scott Leberknight is a co–founder and Senior Software Architect at Near Infinity Corporation, an enterprise software development and consulting services company based in Reston, Virginia. He has been developing enterprise and web applications for 17 years professionally, and has developed applications using Java, Ruby, Groovy, Python, Perl, and iOS applications with Objective–C. His main areas of interest include polyglot persistence technologies, object–oriented design, system architecture, and testing. Recently, he's been doing a lot of work involving Hadoop and related Big Data technologies. In addition, Scott enjoys learning new languages to make himself a better and more well–rounded developer a la The Pragmatic Programmers' advice to "learn one language per year."