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.
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.
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 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 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.
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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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
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 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 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
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.
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 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 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
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.
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
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 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 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 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.