|Andrew is the owner and lead developer for AwesomeSauce Apps, an iPhone development company in Northwest Arkansas. He has published numerous apps in the App Store, both under the AwesomeSauce banner and as a consultant for other companies. He has been an active iPhone developer for over three years, and has been active in the Northwest Arkansas chapter of CocoaHeads since its inception.|
|Microsoft MVP||Jim Wooley is a frequent speaker, member of the INETA Speaker Bureau, MVP, and author of “LINQ in Action”. He is always striving to stay at the forefront of technology and enjoys the thrill of a new challenge. He has been active evangelizing LINQ since it’s announcement in 2005. In addition, he attempts to pass on the insights he has gained by being active in the community, including organizing and speaking at code camps and regional events. In addition to speaking at numerous user groups and code camps in 7 states, Jim has presented at product launch events, MSDN conferences, DevLink, DevWeek, CodeMash, CodeStock, and TechEd.|
|John Teague has been developing .Net applications since version 1.0. While most of his work has been developing web applications, he tries not focus his attention on specific frameworks or applications stacks. Instead, he focuses on building applications using solid object oriented design principles and patterns with a behavior driven approach.John is the owner and principle consultant of Avenida Software, a software development, Agile coaching and training firm. He has worked for Fortune 500 companies and small 3 person startups, in a variety of industries including e-commerce/retail, medical and financial. He has worked on building scalable high performance e-commerce websites and international B2B web applications.
He is very active in the .Net and Agile community in Austin, TX. He has organized the Austin Code Camp Conference for the past 3 years and presented several sessions as well. John has also presented private and public training courses on Ajax, Object Oriented Design Principles, and Test Driven Development.
|Lee Brandt has been programming professionally for more than a decade and currently works as a Project Lead Consultant with AdventureTech. He speaks regionally about software development practices and has mentored teams on improving their approach to lean software development though achieving technical proficiency. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, one of the leaders of the Kansas City .Net User Group, and serves as the Regional Mentor for .Net user groups in Kansas and Missouri.|
|Phil Japikse has been working with .Net since the first betas, and developing software for over 20 years. Phil is a Microsoft MVP and also holds MCSD, MCDBA, CSM, and CSP certifications. Phil is an international speaker and a passionate member of the developer community, speaking at Code Camps and Days of .NET all across the country as well as serving as the Lead Director for the Cincinnati .Net User’s Group.Phil works as the Patterns and Practices Evangelist for Telerik (www.telerik.com), is a Firefighter/Paramedic, and a volunteer for the Ski Patrol. You can follow Phil on twitter via www.twitter.com/skimedic and read his blog at www.skimedic.com/blog.|
|Rob Vettor is a C# MVP, INETA Regional Speaker and Microsoft .NET Architect/Technical for Jack Henry and Associates, a large financial services software company. Rob has built systems for a number of corporations, including Avanade, Raytheon and American Express. Rob lives in Dallas, TX, with his wife, twin sons, three dogs and rooms full of NET computer books. You can contact Rob at firstname.lastname@example.org, and check out Rob’s blog at www.robvettor.com.|
|For over 15 years Zain has been working with the latest Microsoft technologies. He’s been a consultant and trainer since 1995. He currently creates the Visual Studio Tips and Tricks series. Also, he created Online Community Evangelism; which is an effort to build communities in virtual places like LinkedIn, Facebook, and elsewhere. He is not only a proponent of the community aspect of online environments but also is a supporter of the myriad business applications that these new mediums offer.Zain’s efforts have been featured by eWeek, Redmond Developer News, and many others. He has been interviewed by Forrester Research, Gartner, and the Science Channel for his work. He is a frequent speaker at events in LinkedIn, Facebook, and other online venues. Zain also lectures world-wide on a variety of developer topics.|