Ray Konopka is the president and founder of Raize Software, an Embarcadero Technology Partner providing high-quality, innovative developer tools since 1995. Ray is the creator of CodeSite and the Konopka Signature VCL Controls (formerly called Raize Components). He is also the author of the highly acclaimed Developing Custom Delphi Components books, a co-author of several other Delphi books, and has published numerous articles on software development. Ray specializes in UI/UX design, custom component development, and application architecture. An engaging presenter, Ray is an Embarcadero MVP and a frequent speaker at developer conferences.