Our Rockstar Speakers
Scott HunterScott Hanselman, Damian Edwards and Steven Sanders love working for him.
Scott Hunter is a PRINCIPAL Program Manager - LEAD on the Azure Application and Platform Team with Microsoft focusing on .NET development on the server. This includes working on ASP.NET, MVC, Web API, Web Pages and Entity Framework products. Prior to joining Microsoft Scott spent many years moving companies from desktop applications to web applications built on .NET.Twitter @coolcsh
Richard Campbell.Net Rocks!
Richard Campbell is one of the co-founders of Strangeloop Networks and today serves as product evangelist, introducing the company's unique story to advisors, investors, patent attorneys, beta-customer candidates, potential employees, etc. Richard has more than 30 years of high-tech experience and is both a Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP). Twitter @richcampbell"
Carl Franklin.Net Rocks!
Carl Franklin has been a figurehead in the VB community since the very early days when he wrote for Visual Basic Programmers Journal. He authored the Q&A column of that magazine as well as many feature articles for VBPJ and other magazines. He has authored two books for John Wiley & Sons on sockets programming in VB, and in 1994 he helped create the very first web site for VB developers, Carl & Garys VB Home Page. Twitter @carlfranklin"
Brady Gaster is a Windows Azure Technical Evangelist with Microsoft who focuses on helping web developers understand the benefits of using Windows Azure to develop and host their web applications and APIs. Brady's recent interests involve connecting devices like the Kinect, Netduino, and robotics platforms to Windows Azure to demonstrate the powerful combination of physical and cloud computing platforms. He also enjoys finding creative ways to use SignalR, the groundbreaking open-source persistent HTTP abstraction. Twitter @bradygaster
Daniel EganDeveloper Evangelist Microsoft
Before joining Microsoft, Daniel Egan held a variety of positions in the information technology and engineering fields. At Odyssey Consulting Group, he served as chief architect and CEO. He was a Microsoft regional director, Microsoft MVP – ASP/ASP.Net, MCT and an MCSD. Daniel has always been active in the developer community and was the co-founder of the SoCalDotNet Developers Group and served as president of INETA, the international .Net association.Twitter: @DanielEgan
Nick Landry is a Senior Product Manager at the helm of Infragistics’ mobile and data visualization developer tools across multiple technologies and platforms. He’s a speaker at major software development conferences worldwide and a 9-year Microsoft MVP awarded on Windows Phone Dev. With 20+ years of professional experience working with the world's top brands, Nick specializes in Enterprise Mobility, GIS & Mapping, Data Visualization and Mobile Game Development. He published multiple articles & white papers, authored several mobility courses, has been a technical editor for IT books, and holds several professional certifications. Twitter @ActiveNick
Anand has over 15 years of software design and development experience with an emphasis on Microsoft Technologies. Prior to taking on his current role of Solutions Engineer and Tech Evangelist with Infragistics, he’s consulted as an Enterprise Architect for companies such as Warner Brothers, Costco and Scantron. Anand currently holds the following technical certifications: Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MSCD) [.Net & legacy] Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) , (MCDBA) , (MCAD) Sun Certified Java Programmer.
Chris LoveAccount Manager
Chris has nearly 20 years, yes that's right, of web development experience. He has built a wide variety of web sites and applications in those years. In the past couple of years he has begun to immerse himself in the mobile web application space. This is giving him some amazing experiences using cloud technologies, HTML5 and all the major mobile platforms. Currently he is focusing on solving the problems many enterprises are having adopting a winning mobility strategy as Tellago's Chief Mobility Officer. He has authored 2 books, working a new Mobile Web App book and is a 5 time ASP.NET MVP. Twitter @ChrisLove
Jimmy is a principal consultant with Headspring Systems in Austin, TX. His focus is using .NET technologies together with Agile methodologies. Back in 2005, he drank the Agile punch and haven't looked at a waterfall the same since. Twitter @jbogard
Jeffrey Palermo is the CIO of Headspring Systems. Jeffrey has led the growth of Headspring from a boutique development company to a multi-million dollar custom software firm. Recognizing software history, trends, fads, and the constant pendulum swing that is the technology industry, Jeffrey promotes a balanced approach that uses new lessions without discarding the advances of the past. Often ignoring industry fads, he advocates for a moderate, simple approach. Jeffrey has been recognized by Microsoft as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for five years. Twitter @jeffreypalermo
Shawn is passionate about building awesome line of business applications and websites with .NET technologies. He is currently a Microsoft C# MVP and founder of http://UserGroup.tv. Read his full bio at http://about.me/shawnweisfeld Twitter @shawnweisfeld
Ryan Vice is an independent consultant with 12 years’ experience building enterprise solutions using Microsoft technologies. He’s an MSDN Moderator, has been Microsoft MVP for Connected Systems since 2010 and his first book, “MVVM Survival Guide” was published in November of 2012. His area of focus is software quality, increasing developer productivity and architecture best practices.
John Gully is a Solutions Architect for Slalom Consulting in Dallas, TX. His passion for user experience combined with a strong technical background allow him the privilege of doing what he loves for a living. John’s current obsession is mobile software, where he hopes to push the envelope for himself and his clients.
Ryan Lowdermilk is a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft in the Dallas/Fort Worth area. He educates and empowers developers to deliver first class application experiences to the Windows Phone and Windows 8 platforms.Prior to joining Microsoft, Ryan served as a software consultant in the Los Angeles area with responsibility for designing and implementing customer relationship and business intelligence solutions. Ryan has worked alongside some of L.A.’s top entertainment and retail firms to design and implement custom software solutions which boosted productivity, lowered the bottom line and increased profitability.Ryan is the host and producer of The Windows Developer Show. The weekly show records live where Ryan, and his brother Travis, cover the hottest topics surrounding Windows Phone, Windows 8 and Xbox development. The show has been featured in Gizmodo, Engadget, ZDNet, Ars Technica and The New York Times.
Chander Dhall is a Microsoft MVP, professional software architect/lead developer, trainer, INETA speaker, open source contributor, community leader and organizer with years of experience in enterprise as well as start-up Software Development. He Chander has been a featured speaker in numerous conferences and code camps all over the world including DevConnections, CodeStock, New York Code Camp, Los Angeles Code Camp, Austin Code camp et al. He is the CTO/Principal Consultant at Ria Consulting, LLC. Coming from a C/C++ and then Java/open source background Chander is known to bring the best of all worlds to his clients. Twitter @csdhall
Atley Hunter is a passionate developer with over 15 years experience. As one of the most prolific Modern UI developers in the world, he has more than 100 apps in the Windows Phone Store and 50 apps currently in the Windows RT Store. as a Microsoft Windows Phone MVP, Telerik MVP 7 Insider and Nokia Ambassador, he is constantly working with developers worldwide to improve both skills and the platforms themselves. Atley is always sharing his knowledge and connecting with developers through events, his blog, email Twitter, Skype and LinkedIn.