Mon, 27 January 2014
Michele is a Managing Partner at Solliance, a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP.
With 20 years of experience designing and implementing enterprise systems, Michele has held senior executive positions at several corporations, has assembled software development teams and implemented processes for all aspects of the software development lifecycle, and facilitated many successful large-scale enterprise application deployments. Michele specializes in scalable and secure web application and services architecture, cloud-enabled applications and operations, and identity & access management. Michele is a frequent conference presenter and keynote speaker, has chaired many conferences and events, and has been published regularly in several technology journals. Michele’s books include her best-selling book Learning WCF (O’Reilly, 2007/2009).
Mon, 20 January 2014
Glenn is a product manager for Splunk's developer experience. In his spare time he is also the author and a maintainer of scriptcs, an OSS tool for C# scripting. A hardcore coder professionally for almost 20 years, he cares deeply about making developers' lives easier. Previously Glenn worked at Microsoft where he kickstarted ASP.NET Web API and spearheaded Microsoft's node.js story on Azure. Glenn is an active contributor to Node.js and .NET OSS projects, a supporter of the community, and a frequent speaker internationally on software development. He is also a bit of a Web API fanatic and author of a new OReilly book on the subject. He lives with his wife and daughter in Seattle where rain and caffeine are a plenty.
Tue, 14 January 2014
Charles Petzold has been writing about Windows programming for over a quarter century, and his most recent book, Programming Windows, 6th Edition (Microsoft Press, 2012) takes on Windows 8. He is currently writing the DirectX Factor column for MSDN Magazine.
Petzold is also the author of two unique books that explore the foundations of digital computing: Code: The Hidden Language of Hardware and Software (Microsoft Press, 1999) and The Annotated Turing: A Guided Tour through Alan Turing’s Historic Paper on Computability and the Turing Machine (Wiley, 2008).
Mon, 6 January 2014
Hadi a Software Developer, who currently works at JetBrains. His passions include Web Development and Software Architecture. He’s written a few books and has been speaking at conferences for over a decade, on things he’s passionate about.