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Scott Hanselman (Keynote Speaker)
Scott Hanselman

Scott is a Principal Program Manager at Microsoft's Developer Division and a prominent technology author, public speaker, developer, and evangelist. He can often be seen speaking about software development, most frequently about software and web development at Microsoft events such as Professional Developers Conference (PDC) and MIX (Microsoft). Scott publishes a blog and podcast both of which are mostly about technology and software development. Scott publishes a weekly podcast called Hanselminutes. The podcast primarily covers technology that would interest software developers who use Microsoft technologies, although Hanselman sometimes also covers general technology topics that would be of interest to all.

Ahmed Badawi
Ahmed Badawi

A Technical Lead at Right Group, he has been interested in various technologies since 1998. These include Robotics, c++, VB ,c#, Java, Vignette, MS Great Plains, SharePoint, MS Dynamics AX, MS Dynamics CRM among others. His main passion lies in applying technologies in scientific domains. He currently enjoys his role at Right, transforming technology into business value. When not working he spends his time programming games and taking photos of the Nile from his office.

Ahmed Bahaa
Ahmed Bahaa

Ph.D, RD, and MVP Egyptian Principal Technical Consultant in a Gold Certified Partner located in Cairo, Egypt which is CPS (CompuPharaohs). Dr. Ahmed Bahaa (Ph.D. of Computer Science) is working as an associate professor in faculty of Computer and Information, Helwan University too. For the previous 14 years he has leveraged many Microsoft tools in professional projects. During this technical journey that took place in some American as well as Egyptian companies, he has delivered development, project management, architecture, consultancy, and training for more than 220 customers.

Ahmed Essam
Ahmed Essam

Ahmed has been developing software as a software research engineer for more than 5 years , During that time he has been working on distributed applications used by millions of users and have done applications that consumed by a mass number of users, He has been doing application for multiple platforms such Windows mobile, Embedded Linux, Android, Symbian, J2ME and iPhone.

Ahmed Mousa
Ahmed Mousa

Ahmed Mousa a Microsoft Solutions Manager in IT-Blocks, working in Microsoft technologies like PPS, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS, LINQ, Entity Framework, ASP.NET, WF, WPF, WCF, office application, BizTalk, SQL Server , SharePoint and integration between them.

Ahmed Nasr
Ahmed Nasr

VP of Technology at DashSoft for 2 years. He has 2 years in Data Warehousing using Oracle, Teradata and IBM ETL tools and 3 years of experience developing web apps using .net technology. He has an interest in and knowledge of Microsoft Technology in general and more specifically Team System. Has Passion for Agile (SCRUM) and process customization specifically for distributed offshore team collaboration

Ahmed Ramy
Ahmed Ramy

Ahmed is the Development Manager of AL Arabia, and a consultant in a few other enterprises. Ahmed has more than 10 years of commercial software development experience with a wide range of technologies. He's delivered products on web, Windows and mobile platforms. Ahmed is active in the community as the Marketing President of the .network (.NET User Group).

Alexander Meijers
Alexander Meijers

Alexander Meijers is Solution Architect at Sparked in the Netherlands. He has over 16 years of experience in the IT industry. He has an interest in and knowledge of Microsoft Technology in general and, more specifically, SharePoint. This includes hardcore development, implementation, guidance and architecture. For the last 7 years he has been involved in many different SharePoint projects from small to large and has spoken at SDN, SharePoint Nightmares and many organizations. His goal is to enable people to do better SharePoint implementations using best practices at a development, infrastructure and architecture level. He is responsible for the Dutch SUG and currently involved in setting up a new SharePoint User Group / Community in the Netherlands together with the SDN.

Amr EL Sehemy
Amr EL Sehemy

Amr Elsehemy is a Senior Software Engineer living in Cairo. He has a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science from Ain Shams University in Cairo, Egypt, as well as holding several Microsoft Certificates including MCSD, MCPD Enterprise,Web Application Development, and other many MCTS certificates too. While perusing his Masters degree, Amr enjoys writing custom reusable components and controls.

Chris Eargle
Chris Eargle

Chris Eargle is a C# MVP and INETA Community Champion from Columbia, SC, USA. Besides designing and developing software at South Carolina Farm Bureau, he runs the local .NET User Group: the Columbia Enterprise Developers Guild. In his spare time he travels to conferences and user groups to promote best practices and new technologies in the development community.

Hosam Kamel
Hosam Kamel

Hosam is a Senior Software Engineer who have been working in the field for around 5 year for major software companies in the region, like ESRI (Northeast Africa) & ITWorx. Hosam mainly develops using Microsoft technology stack in many projects targeting customers in the Middle-East. Hosam is a star-member and top-answerer at the Microsoft official ASP.NET forum for the years 2007 ,2008 and 2009 under user name "HosamKamel". Hosam gave many talks in developer-community events included internal session at ESRI & ITWorx along with other public ones like DotNetWork gatherings, CodeCamp 2009 and 2009 ESRI Middle East and North Africa User Conference (MEAUC).

Karim Sameh Wahba
Karim Sameh Wahba

Karim is currently working in Link Development as an IT Application Engineer .He has been working with .Net & SQL Server since 2002 and was an early holder of MCAD. He has been working with various .Net technologies and focused in the last years on SQL Server, Reporting Services and Dashboard projects.

Marianne van Wanrooij
Marianne van Wanrooij

Marianne van Wanrooij is track owner of the Information Worker section of the Software Development Network in the Netherlands (www.sdn.nl). She also runs DIWUG (Dutch Information Worker Usergroup) (www.diwug.nl). She started her own company Connected Solutions where she works mainly for the education industry. Recent projects involved MOSS (Content Types and VSTO, building a competence management tool on WSS), building websites using CMS, Federated Search and setting up an Information Architecture for a large university in the Netherlands. Last year she was awarded the NOT (Dutch Education Conference) Innovation Award 2009 with a virtual library application build in Silverlight.

Miguel Castro
Miguel Castro

Miguel Castro is an architect with IDesign with over 22 years of experience in the software industry. He’s a Microsoft MVP, member of the INETA Speakers Bureau, and ASP Insider. With a Microsoft background that goes all the way back to VB 1.0 (and QuickBasic in fact), Miguel has spoken at numerous user groups, code camps, and conferences throughout the US and overseas. He has also been featured on the technology talk shows, .NET Rocks, .NET Rocks-TV, Microsoft’s ARCast (Architecture Podcast), and The Polymorphic Podcast on numerous occasions. He specializes in architecture and development consulting and training using Microsoft technologies. Miguel is also a regular author with CoDe Magazine.

Mohamed Aamer
Mohamed Aamer

Mohamed has been working since 2004 as a Business Applications Consultant. His main focus is customizing business applications to fit customer needs. He spends time understanding the customer business cycles, and solves the customer business pains through a combination of business process reengineering and application customization. When not working on complex business processes, Mohamed plays soccer and attends live Sufi shows.

Mohamed Ahmed Meligy
Mohamed Ahmed Meligy

Mohamed is recognized as public speaker, ad-hoc consultant, and blogger in Egypt; focused on development patterns and best practices. He delivered sessions and developer guidance on ASP.NET AJAX, Web 2.0 technologies, Dynamic Languages, Microsoft Windows Workflow, Search Engine Optimization, Agile Process (SCRUM), Coding Design Patterns, Framework Design, MS Managed Extensibility Framework, and Object Relational Mapping. His professional experience involves different types of systems, including CMS, custom workflows, custom portals, e-commerce / payment gateways, migrating legacy systems, and Service Oriented Architecture; working with government, multinational cooperates, and non-profit organizations in Egypt, KSA, Azerbaijan, and, US. Currently he works as senior developer and team lead backup/assistant in Injazat Data Systems Abu Dhabi.

Mohamed Samy
Mohamed Samy

A geek with a passion for new technologies since 1994, he has a special focus on all things Architecture, especially Enterprise Application Integration. He currently moved to Right Group, a company with MS Dynamics AX as a core competence, so this is his new area of interest these days. He has a passion for Agile methodologies and the tools used to implement them like VSTS. When not working on technologies he likes to travel, take photos with my camera and spending time in old Cairo.

Mohammed Tayseer
Mohammed Tayseer

Mohammad has extensive experience writing mobile, web and desktop applications, on Windows and Symbian, using C++, C#, Java and Python. He found out that there is no single tool or technique that solves all problems, so he is always learning to find new ways to work smarter and trying to work with everyone to learn from them and teach them.

Mohammad loves studying and working with different programming languages and frameworks on different application areas and platforms.

Mohamed Yehia
Mohamed Yehia

Mohamed Yehia has been diligently working in the development of enterprise solutions using Microsoft SharePoint technologies including SharePoint Portal 2003, MOSS 2007 and currently 2010.

Mohamed is a Technical Architect and is Microsoft Certified Professional since 2001, MCSD, MCAD and MCTS Charter Member in SharePoint technologies. He is a co-founder of SharePoint4Arabs (http://www.sharepoint4arabs.com) He participated in a lot of Events for CuttingEdge Club and Egypt SharePoint User Group.

Mostafa Siraj
Mostafa Siraj

Mostafa is a Research & Development Engineer at ITWorx. An Entrepreneur, Project manager and a developer at his own firm. His primary interests are in security research, pen testing, source code analysis, cloud computing, algorithms, web crawling and parallel processing.

Mouneer Rabie
Mouneer Rabie

Mouneer is the director of development at Santeon Egypt, agile/lean software coach and trainer, and a co-founder of ASGE (Agile Software Gathering of Egypt). He leads the development team including oversight of the entire development life-cycle and coordination of work for multiple teams to deliver high quality solution implementations for Santéon's diverse customers, and lines of software products. During his 8-year career at Santeon, Mouneer has been evangelizing SDLC process improvement with focus on satisfying customers’ needs and promoting hyper-productive teams. Since 1998 his professional experience included various technologies UNIX programming and scripting, Microsoft ASP, ASP.Net, Oracle development, ColdFusion , and different systems BPMS, workflow management, Portals, RIA, legacy system integration, CMS working with customers in USA, UK, and Egypt. He loves to learn and promote agile and lean practices that involve technical excellence, team dynamics and product development.

Muhammed M. Mosa
Muhammed M. Mosa

Muhammad M. Mosa, is a Sr Software Engineer. He’s holding several Microsoft MCTS Certificates and MCPD in Enterprise Application Development. He graduated from Faculty of Computer Sciences. working in software development industry since 2001. Major experience in Microsoft.Net technologies and servers in general, and web platform in specific. He’s Interested in learning and applying software engineering patterns & practices.

Peter Bahaa
Peter Bahaa

Peter is a technical team head at DashSoft; Peter works with his team on building products for Telerik, the leading user control provider for .net platform. Peter has been very active in the community; he is a community leader at dotnetwork.org user group and for 2 years he’s been designing all of dotnetwork activities’ art work. Peter has a passion for the business administration and marketing and how to apply their practices in the Software industry.

Remi Caron
Remi Caron

Remi Caron is senior solution architect at Sparked BV based in the Netherlands with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. He is a Microsoft MVP since 2003 and a regular speaker at various conferences. Over the years he has fulfilled and number of roles varying from developer to CTO. Next to his professional live he runs a user group in the Netherlands www.sdn.nl. In the recent past his focus has been BI solutions and SharePoint implementations.

Remon Zakaria
Remon Zakaria

Remon is the president of .network.org user group. The first and biggest offline user group in Egypt, He is also the CEO of DashSoft. A software house focuses on staff augmentation business. He’s been in the community since his second year at the Faculty of Computers and Information, Helwan University.

Yasser Makram
Yasser Makram

Yasser is a Microsoft MVP and frequent speaker at local and international conferences. He’s also an active contributor to the official Microsoft Silverlight forums. He has been writing software on Microsoft platform for over a decade, started with the glorious QBasic blue screen. He wrote programs ranging from casual games to enterprise applications that process millions of dollars worth of transactions per day. During his professional career he developed for Java, PHP, Ruby and Silverlight.