This is the list of presenters from Code Camp LA V that was held on the weekend of 10/13/2012

We hope you enjoyed this Code Camp and will join us for the next one.


Aaron Stannard

Former Microsoftie; Startup Founder
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Hacking WinJS for Windows 8 - How to Build Real Apps with HTML5 and JavaScript

Michael Washington

Michael Washington is a website developer and an ASP.NET, C#, and Visual Basic programmer. He has been a Microsoft MVP for over nine years. He has a son, Zachary and resides in Los Angeles with his wife Valerie. Michael is the founder of The Ai Help Website ( He is the author of: * Creating HTML 5 Websites and Cloud Business Apps Using LightSwitch In Visual Studio 2013-2015 * Creating Web Pages Using the LightSwitch HTML Client: In Visual Studio 2012 * Creating Visual Studio LightSwitch Custom Controls (Beginner to Intermediate) * OData And Visual Studio LightSwitch Using ASP.NET / Windows Phone / jQuery / datajs / Knockout
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WCF RIA Services And Visual Studio LightSwitch

Adnan Masood

Adnan Masood works as a Sr. Software Engineer / Tech. Lead in a Monrovia-based financial institution where he builds SOA-based enterprise applications using Microsoft .NET Framework. He is a regular speaker to technical conferences and code camps, is attributed and published in print media and on the web, and holds a Masters Degree in Computer Science. Adnan is actively pursuing his doctoral degree in Machine Learning and is highly involved in the .NET community as co-founder of the San Gabriel Valley .NET Developers group. He holds various technical certifications including MCPD.NET, MCSD.NET, and SCJP-II and is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT). His blog can be found at and he can be reached via email at adnanmasood at

Refactoring Code to a S.O.L.I.D. Foundation
Getting Started with NServiceBus

Alejandro Espinoza

Alex Espinoza is a Chief Software Architect and founder of Structum. Alex has 13 years of Experience in Software Design and Development. He especializes in Distributed Systems and Enterprise Systems Integration. He enjoys writing code (which has become a very hefty habit), building stuff with his computer, and playing the guitar to the sounds of The Cure and The Gathering. He is passionately in love with Emacs, and refuses to leave it in favor of Visual Studio (which is a very productive tool). He is well versed in C/C++, C#, Java, Asp.Net, Php & Javascript. He is also knowledgeable of Linux, which used to be his passion of college years. [Site:] [Twitter:] [Blog:] [email: aespinoza AT]

Creating a Mobile Backend in the Cloud with iKnode

Andrew Karcher

I am a Data Professional that is super passionate about the ability of data to drive change in our world, work, and personal lives. I have over 15 years of experience across multiple roles, companies and technologies. A passion for learning is core to how I approach life. Over 10+ years I have spoken at User Groups, Code Camps, SQL Saturdays and Conferences along with supporting my local community as a SQL Saturday Organizer, User Group leader, and advocate for community involvement for all technology professionals. I was also recognized by Microsoft as a four-time SQL Server MVP for my technical community contributions.
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SQL 2012 Programmability Enhancements
Exploring SQL Server Data Tools

Alice Pang

Alice grew up in Louisiana and came out to sunny California after high school to attend Stanford University, where she received her B.S. in Electrical Engineering with a Software concentration. She then moved across the bay to get her M.S. degree in Industrial Engineering and Operations Research and Management of Technology certificate through the Haas School of Business and College of Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley. While at Stanford and Berkeley, she was heavily involved in various dance groups and enjoyed organizing networking, mentoring, and community outreach events for the Society of Women Engineers. In her free time, she enjoys traveling, discovering new places to eat, rock climbing, and sharing Louisiana and Chinese culture with people. As a Microsoft Developer Evangelist in southern California, she focuses on Visual Studio LightSwitch, WebMatrix, and Windows Azure.;
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Windows 8 Development for HTML/JavaScript Developers
Build a WordPress Blog and Photo Gallery Site in 60 Minutes!

Alline Oliveira

Alline Oliveira Watkins is a Computer Programmer at University of California at San Diego (UCSD). She is being working hard for 2 years with Google Web Toolkit (GWT) and more than 10 years with JAVA programming. Alline is also a Certified Scrum Master (CSM) by Scrum Alliance; and an Agile Specialist at University of California, San Diego. > In the last 20 years, she has worked in various jobs including System Analyst at Tata Consultancy Services, a CMM Level 5 company from India; Alline graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Brasília, Brazil. @allineo: brazilian scrummaster, agile experimenter & senior java programmer
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Lean Startups and Customer Development
Customer Development Framework

Anas Mughal

Hands-on experience in all roles of software development and delivery, enables effective management and mentoring of development teams. Guided technology architects and managers on development methodology, processes and best practices. In my free time, I love to explore new tools and frameworks that would streamline development and empower developers to deliver better quality code more effectively.
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How to move fast with Git
Virtual Development Desktops

Ben Hoelting

Software Architect for Aspenware and C# MVP. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1997 with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Computer Science. Ben joined the IT industry in 1996 as an intern and has worked with .NET since its inception back in 2002. Over the last few years he has done some work for the Department of Defense. He left the government world and now works for Aspenware in Denver. His most recent projects include a Silverlight line of business application that uses the ADO.NET Entity Framework to access the backend data store. He also is working on an MS Office automation project as well as geospatial ASP.NET MVC website. Ben is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Web and Windows .NET 4.0. His blog is at and his twitter stream is at Finally, Ben is very involved in the local .NET community and is the leader of the South Colorado .NET User Group.
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Windows 8 Style Apps for the Enterprise
Tips for Building fast Multi-Touch Enabled Web Sites

Ben Dornis

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ASP.NET MVC - What a View!

Robert Vandehey

Robert Vandehey is a Senior Director at Rovi Corporation. Robert has been solving enterprise problems in the banking and entertainment space for over 15 years. At Rovi, he leads the Cloud Services Platform group which is responsible for creating web services for delivering entertainment metadata from one of the world's largest collections available, offering a comprehensive catalog of high-quality editorial, descriptions and rich images—all optimized for multiple platforms. When Robert isn’t working, he enjoys running, biking, golfing.
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Using Linux/Java/Hadoop/MongoDB to power your web services


CEO / President of StandOUT Global, the technology provider for Asian-US Business Summit & Expo. Background: J2EE DEVELOPER SINCE 1996. SELF-EMPLOYED IN 1997. INCORPORATED IN 2001. GOVT SUB-CONTRACTOR SINCE 2003. 2008 began summer internships for unemployed programmers needing to make the shift into innovative technologies.

From CodeMonkey to CEO

Michael Williams

OC Register Front Page Feature
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84 Computer Science Courses for Free!!

Chander Dhall

Chander Dhall, CEO of Cazton, is an awarded Microsoft MVP, Google Developer Expert and world-renowned technology leader in architecting and implementing solutions. He's not only rescued software development teams, but also implemented successful projects under tight deadlines and difficult business constraints. His company has a proven track record of not just saving the client millions of dollars, but also providing an expedited delivery time. Chander's team of experts are internationally-acclaimed speakers in top technical conferences in the world. As an Azure Advisor, ASP.NET Insider, Web API Advisor, Cosmos DB Advisor, and an MVP for Visual Studio and Development Technologies, Chander has insight into new releases on technologies used by millions of developers. His critical advice, impeccable vision, futuristic strategy backed with creating and establishing best practices in the industry are some of the reasons for his unparalleled success. At the same time, he's a voracious and highly-respected speaker. Chander is known to elucidate critical and complex concepts while making them easy to understand. He's one man who can talk to anyone from a junior developer, a senior architect all the way to an executive and knows how to speak their language. He is the author of "Scalability Patterns" and "Building Single Page Application Using ASP.NET Core & Angular". He has utilized his amazing business sense having started a company with zero funding and turned it into a multi-million-dollar company in less than two years.
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10 things every developer MUST know

Daniel Marashlian

Daniel has specialized his career in leading/creating the technology for successful startups and enterprises. Daniel is the co-founder and CTO of Portfolium, where they're connecting learning with opportunity. Former CTO and creator of TweetPhoto which supports a giant piece of the photo sharing ecosystem on Twitter. "When people ask me what I do, I always say, everything it takes to run a top website in the world."
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Building mobile websites

David Barkol

David Barkol is an expert in stucco, a veteran software engineer and an outlaw in Peru.

What's New in ASP.NET 4.5

Devin Rader

Devin Rader spends his day’s extolling the virtues of Twilio (, the amazingly simple cloud communication platform. Before that he worked at Infragistics where he focused on delivering great user experiences to developers using their controls. He's done work on all of the .NET platforms, but most recently has been focused on ASP.NET and Silverlight. As a co-founder of the St. Louis .NET User Group, a former co-organizer of the Central New Jersey .NET User Group and a former INETA board member, he's an active supporter of the .NET developer community. He's also the co-author or technical editor of numerous books on .NET including Wrox's Professional Silverlight 4 and Wrox's Professional ASP.NET 4. Follow Devin on Twitter @devinrader

Building REST API's using ASP.NET Web API

David McCarter

David McCarter is a Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional), and developer, architect, consultant, professional code reviewer and interviewer in San Diego, California. He is the editor-in-chief of a web site dedicated to helping software engineers in all aspects of programming since 1994. David has written for programming magazines and has published many books including "David McCarter's .NET Coding Standards" available at: He is one of the founders and directors of the San Diego .NET Developers Group ( for 20 years. In 2008 David won the INETA Community Excellence Award for his involvement in the .NET community. David is also an inventor of a software printing system that was approved by the US Patient Office in May 2008. His Microsoft MVP profile is located at:
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How To Survive The Technical Interview
Geeks Anonymous
.NET Coding Standards For The Real World

David Pallmann

David Pallmann is a Windows Azure MVP and author of The Windows Azure Handbook. He is General Manager of Custom Application Development for Neudesic, a Microsoft national consulting partner. David's blog is at (past persentations can be viewed there).

Windows 8 and the Cloud
Don't Be a Lopsided Web Developer

Erik Medina

I'm a .NET developer with experience in WCF, Windows Phone and Windows 8. Also an occasional moonligher in HTML5 & Javascript.

A Tour de Force of Windows 8 Background Tasks

long vo

I see a future in virtualization of the desktop environment and am pioneering the move to an affordable solution for all.

Virtual Development Desktops

Hattan Shobokshi

Hattan Shobokshi is a software developer & technical speaker . Hattan is responsible for developing applications on a variety of platforms including web and mobile devices. He is passionate about delivering scalable applications that adhere to industry best practices. He is Vice President of the Los Angeles .NET user group as well as a member of the organizing committee for SoCal Code Camp. He regularly presents at local user groups and code camps. Hattan is also one of the founding members and organizers of JavaScript Saturday Los Angeles.
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ASP.NET MVC - What a View!
ASP.NET MVC Topics : The Model Binder
JavaScript Best Practices for the ASP.NET developer
Introducing KendoUI for Web and Mobile Development
KnockoutJS with ASP MVC 4 and Web API

Hardik Ruparel

Hardik Ruparel is a grad student at USC. He is uncomfortable talking about himself in the third person.

Introduction to Version Control Systems

John Kuhn

John Kuhn is a Senior Software Engineer and Project Manager at PDSA, Inc., where he works with a diverse portfolio of clients to develop solutions for e-commerce, content management, data migration, business intelligence and business process automation. He has more than nineteen years experience as a developer, working in bio-technology, healthcare and consulting, with experience in project management, software design & architecture, enterprise application integration and business intelligence. John is the author of Developer’s Guide to SQL Reporting Services 2005 (ASIN # 0979374855) and has spoken at several user groups and code camp events in Southern California. He has been developing business and reporting solutions on Microsoft platforms since 1992, and started working with .NET when it was released in 2002. He has a B.A. in Political Science from the University of California, Santa Barbara and a certificate in Information Technology Management from University of California, Irvine Extension, and is a Microsoft Certified Application Developer for .NET.
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Collections for the Business Application Programmer
15 Ways to Improve Your Business Applications Today

Jon Bachelor

After discovering the strong .NET community in Southern California in 2009, Jon's focus has been on building up his capabilities in .NET, C#, WPF, Entity Framework, SQL Server, aspect-oriented programming with PostSharp, dependency injection, MVVM, ASP.NET MVC and more. Currently employed at Hunter Industries, Jon is a "mob programmer" working on mobile solutions for iOS and Android devices using Xamarin Forms as his tool of choice. An energetic proponent of knowledge sharing and technical communities, Jon enjoys giving something back by educating others about what he has discovered through personal experience and devotion to the field.
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Super-Charged Debugging for the New Developer

Jeffrey Peacock

Jeffrey Peacock is the UC Irvine instructor for "Application Development for Android Devices" and "Advanced Android Application Development" He's also an independent contractor developing enterprise Android applications for a variety of clients. For over 25-years he's worked in a variety of technology spaces including 10+ years developing mobile applications for e-commerce, security, medical, and advertising/entertainment/media. Past lives include e-commerce/web development; medical applications; interactive cable TV; Hierarchical Storage Management; and even Unix System Development for Bell Labs. He's the founder of the Orange County Embedded Java Users Group (c. 2006), and an author/contributor of open source embedded and micro-edition Java libraries. He's been working with Android since it's release and was a participant in the Android Developer Challenge.

Αndroid & Cosmic Rays
Android -- 101

Jeremy Clark

Jeremy Clark makes developers better. By drawing on over 15 years of experience in application development, he helps developers take a step up in their skillset with a focus on making complex topics approachable regardless of skill level. He is a Microsoft MVP for Visual C#, and he has authored seven courses for Pluralsight, including "C# Interfaces", a course aimed at giving developers a clear understanding of abstraction. Jeremy lives in Southern California with 2 cats and a banjo. For more information, visit
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T, Earl Grey, Hot: Generics in .NET
IEnumerable, ISaveable, IDontGetIt: Understanding .NET Interfaces
Dependency Injection: A Practical Introduction
Learn to Love Lambdas

Jon Flanders

Jon is most at home spelunking, trying to figure out exactly how things work. Jon wrote Essential ASP for Addison-Wesley, and co-authored Mastering Visual Studio.NET for O'Reilly, and is currently working on a book on REST and WCF for O'Reilly. Jon has also been involved with Windows Workflow Foundation and Windows Communication Foundation since early betas and currently is interested in helping Microsoft developers learn about REST.

Freedom from JavaScript frameworks
Native iOS programming for .NET developersShare

Joe Enos

Software developer/architect, focused mainly in .NET technologies. I've been a part of several small dev teams in the Phoenix area for the past 10 years, and have recently started building my own software products.
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Improving your ASP.NET build and deployment process with build scripts and continuous integration

Kai Chan

Software Developer at UCLA Social Sciences Computing
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An Introduction to Search Engine-Building with Lucene

Kent Cross

Kent Cross has been a software engineer for over 32 years. During this time he has written programs for the MITS Altair 8080, the Commodore Amiga, the Hughes 5118, FAA Radar systems and the scoreboard at Jack Murphy Stadium. He's a consummate punch card maker (a skill not much in demand anymore), and, yes, has debugged a paper-tape program using scissors and scotch tape. Nowadays he manages the Atlassian Tool Suite at a large company supporting over 50 projects and a very large user base.

The Non-Lawyer Guide to Open Source Licenses

Kevin Kohut

Techie, business man, Agile expert, musician, writer, speaker and all around nice guy! I help businesses and non-technical folks get the best out of technology, while helping developers and other techies excel at their craft.
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Time for a REST - Part 2
Time for a REST - Part 1

Karl Beutner

After finishing a masters degree in Applied Mathematics at UC Davis in 2009 Karl joined the software development team at One Lambda Inc. Now, as part of the Bioinformatics group he designs and develops new, cutting-edge, algorithms and software for the analysis and maintenance of molecular HLA data. His passion and experience in molecular biology coupled with advanced skills in the computational, statistical and computer sciences leave Karl always on the look-out for new and exciting problems and opportunities in the bio-tech industries. Once, when asked, "So Karl, are you a biologist or a computational scientist?" he is said to have simply replied, "Yep".
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.NET Concurrency And Coordination Runtime -The Coolest Multi-Threading Library You Don't Know About
An Introduction to The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in .NET 4 : Part 1 of 2
An Introduction to The Managed Extensibility Framework (MEF) in .NET 4 : Part 2 of 2

Ariel Simons

Ariel Levi Simons is a physics teacher and manager of the student research program at the Wildwood school in west Los Angeles. He has a background in cosmic ray research, as well as science education, and is involved in introducing high school students to scientific research through established research groups as well as newer citizen science projects.
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Αndroid & Cosmic Rays

Li Chen

Li Chen, MCSE, MCSD, MCDBA, SCJP, SCDJWS and SCWCD, is a former 4 time Microsoft MVP. He has been a Microsoft certified developer since 1996. He is the developer of compiler and ASP Classic Compiler ( He is currently a software architect with XDimmensional Technologies, Inc., a software and cloud technology company in Orange county.
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The new era of free online education
Real-time Web Application Development with SignalR

CK Lin

PhD guy turned startup founder; Mucker Lab Entrepreneur in Residence
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7 Ways to Identify the Right Biz Co-Founder for Your Startup

James Counts

I am a .NET CodeMonkey living in San Diego county. Sometimes I have a thought and write it down on my blog: Contrary to popular belief I am not actually 8 years old.
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ASP.NET MVC: Testing Views, How Hard Can It Be?

Mario Hernandez

Mario works for Mediacurrent as a Front-End Developer and Drupal themer. He is also a public speaker living in Los Angeles. Before joining Mediacurrent Mario worked for the U.S. District Court in Los Angeles, the largest federal court in the country, as the lead themer and front-end developer. He designed and developed the first responsive website for a federal court. Mario is a volunteer instructor and technology advisor for Teens eXploring Technology (TxT), a non-profit organization in South Los Angeles teaching inner city teens about technology and entrepreneurship. As a public speaker Mario conducts private and community-driven workshops and webinars where he continues to express his passion for design and Drupal. When he’s not theming or conducting training, you can find Mario tweeting about Drupal, CSS, HTML, RWD and more. Twitter: @imariohernandez Web:
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Introduction to CSS Frameworks
An Introduction to Responsive Web Design

mark bosley

Mark has been deeply involved with the .NET toolset since its inception (1.0 Beta, September 2001). His experience spans most of the framework, Most recently working in silverlight,workflows, and WCF). In addition to applying his trade during the day Mark has also shared his passion by teaching .NET classes in the evenings and has been active in Code Camps (both Desert and Southern California), again sharing his passion for the tools. Mark is based in Irvine, California. Certifications MCTS:Windows Workflow (Beta Exam), MCPD Web, MCPD Windows, MCT 2006, MCT 2005, MCSD.NET Early Achiever June 2003, MCAD Charter Member March 2003, MCSE January 1998

Workflow 4.5

Michael Krasowski

Michael is Vice President of Development at PDSA, Inc. and brings over 32 years of Information Technology experience to bear at his position. Prior to joining the PDSA team, Michael was the Director of Information Technology at the Long Beach division of Boeing. He was responsible for all aspects of computing – strategic planning, architecture, application lifecycle, asset management, and outsource management – where he managed a budget of over $90 million dollars and 140+ people. Michael’s responsibilities at PDSA are to manage all projects and personnel while ensuring quality services are delivered on time and on budget to our valued clients. He has been instrumental in defining and executing a solid internal business and engineering process to ensure quality services. Michael also has been an instructor at UCLA and University of California, Irvine's extension program since 1985. He instructs or has instructed the following courses: Microsoft.NET, Advanced Visual Basic, and Relational/Distributed Database Management and Design. Michael holds a Bachelor's Degree in Mathematics and a Master's Degree in Computer Science from UCLA, and has published several articles on database management, SQL Server and Visual Basic. He has also spoken at industry conferences, such as Advisor’s DevCon and Informant Conferences on Microsoft Technologies and best practices.
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Best Practices for Requirements Gathering
Best Practices for Estimating your Projects

Michael Luna

Michael Luna is CEO of Integrated Campaign Solutions. He has worked as Database Developer, consulting to various companies, including Amgen, Ernst & Young and Mattel, creating diverse data related computer applications in areas of Finance, Scientific & Manufacturing. After volunteering for various political campaigns, Mr. Luna, saw a great disconnect on how political campaigns are run and the common technology productivity methods used by business. In 2005 Mr. Luna founded Integrated Campaign Solutions. ICS create and sells various applications used in political campaigns and commercial businesses. Mr. Luna is a founding board member of the Latino Business Chamber of Greater Los Angeles. Membership Chair for the California Democratic Party Chicano Latino Caucus A former Board Member and President of the local chapter of National Handicapped Sports An instructor and racing coach to disabled skiers and an advocate for the participation of persons with disabilities in sports.
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How to Make more than your Hourly rate. Starting and Running Your Own Software Business.

Jackie Truong

Here at Mogreet, we love mobile. We love mobile so much, we sleep with our phones. We are thrilled to share the same enterprise class mobile platform we built for our corporate clients with the rest of the world. We added a few more features, like User Lookup and the Video Transcoding and Hosting, and threw open the doors. Now folks all around these here United States are using our APIs to increase communication across the US. The thing is, we just want you to get your mobile on. Bring it.
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The Power of SMS and MMS Text Messaging

Nuri Halperin

Nuri Halperin consults, develops, and teaches software development with passion. He designs and builds systems, websites and line of business applications. He has been getting things done for a variety clients small and large. From founding CTO of to international e-commerce multilingual websites, to social photo sharing - he's been working to meld new ideas and techniques with solid engineering know-how. He is an author for, and provides hands on training for companies and individuals. Nuri is a frequent speaker at tech events. He enjoys interacting with developers and helping people reach that "Aha!" moment. Nuri is a Mongo Master, certified MongoDB DBA and Developer, and the inaugural recipient of MongoDB's William Zola Outstanding Contributor Award.
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Code Mastery::Practice
A Practical Graph-Computing Kickstart: a Shortest Path Algorithm
MongoDB aggregation like a champ (Map/Reduce is so last quarter!)

Oleksiy Tereshchenko

Oleksiy Tereshchenko is a Principal Consultant with Neudesic in Connected Systems Practice. In the past 10 years Oleksiy designed solutions for Aerospace, Banking, Entertainment, Investment, Insurance, Loan, Hospitality, Health Care, and Supply-Chain industries.

F# Fundamentals
WIX Fundamentals

Anthony Mays

Anthony Mays a software engineer and architect of over 9 years experience and a member of the Custom Development team at Slalom Consulting, a Microsoft 2011 Partner of the Year. He grew up in Compton, CA and has been writing code since the age of seven, earning a degree in Information and Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine. Before Slalom, he worked at Junction Solutions on a proprietary Software-as-a-Service e-Commerce platform used by online retailers like Swell and Active Ride Shop. Anthony is also a co-inventor of a patent-pending banking technology called EASI Link, which he co-engineer during his tenure as a colleague at City National Bank.
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A Better Framework for Developing SharePoint 2010 Applications

Jonathan Lau

Director of Engineer, Show Media. Jonathan has years of experience in building distributed highly scalable web software for early or seed stage startup companies.
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Scaling your mobile device network

Phillip Givens

Phillip Scott Givens is a Senior Principal Software Engineer at Advanced Bionics, LLC in the Los Angeles area where he is the architect of the SoundWave cochlear implant fitting software. Phillip is currently building a continuous integration server -- code named Chainsaw -- which may be released as Open Source next year. As the founding member of the LA Code Club, he is active in the .net community. Code Club is a group of developers dissecting software as a means of learning architecture. His specialty is in .net and software infrastructure and designing for cross platform support.
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Advanced Aspect Oriented Program using Reflection, Code Emission and Castle.DynamicProxy.
Continuous Integration Discussion

alan tang

Currently Healthcare Econ Consultant at UnitedHealth Care in Cypress. I have been here for 9 years. My previous experiences were 3 years of programmer Analyst at Broadcom in Irvine, 7 years of Finance Analyst at Western Digital in Lake Forest. I currently use SQL, Oracle, DB2, Teradata, SAS and VBA to get the work done but always stay in touch with the new things that are going to eat away my lunch. I am good at staying healthy and keeping family of wife and three kids happy. I live in Huntington Beach.
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Increasing Productivity via Higher Consciousness

Rick Martinez

Rick Martinez is a developer for a medical company. Rick is experienced with SQL SERVER and .NET Framework-Application Development.

SQL Server Recipes Part 1
SQL Server Recipes Part 2

Steve Bearman

Steve Bearman is an independent software developer with his company, Suzy B Studios, where he innovates, designs, and develops web and client software for all sectors from science and engineering through finance--especially the thorny, complex problems where architecture, algorithms, and performance are critical. Always available to help develop software, he often leads development teams. Along the way he taught graduate-level university computer science, successfully managed both marketing and operations as VP of a manufacturing corporation, and published technical papers dealing with data. He has a special fondness for good algorithms and appropriate technology.
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Code Mastery::Practice
A Practical Graph-Computing Kickstart: a Shortest Path Algorithm

Sergei Grichine

I am a .NET programmer by day; by night you can see me with a soldering gun and other tools trying to breathe life into a bunch of motors, servos and microcontrollers, mentioning Microsoft Robotics Studio with well deserved affection. My latest and biggest robot has a name (Trackroamer) and its own web site (you guessed it, - and might be of interest to you from both programming and hardware standpoint. I think robotics is the "next big thing" in computing, and we will all have to touch it one way or another. There is nothing like seeing your creation move and interact with people and objects... did I say bump into the objects? - that was a slip of tongue of course... Come see my presentation and the robot, and may be start your own robotic creation.
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One flew over Microsoft Robotics, or how to make a real robot in your garage

Sharath Kallu

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BizTalk Primer

Steve Evans

Steve Evans has been doing DevOps since before the term DevOps was invented. He is a Pluralsight Author, six time Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), and technical Speaker at various industry events. In his spare time he manages a DevOps team at a Silicon Valley Biotech focused on improving the lives of cancer patients. For over 15 years Steve has focused on making technology better for businesses by bridging the gap between IT and Development teams. You can follow his technical blog at or find him on twitter at @TheLoudSteve.
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TCP/IP Networking for Developers
IIS for Developers
IIS Web Farms

Steve Andrews

Steve Andrews has been a successful software engineer for over sixteen years – four-time Microsoft MVP Award recipient, frequent technology conference speaker, and holder of multiple Microsoft and IBM certifications. He’s designed high-level custom software solutions for a wide range of international and U.S. companies and regularly gives his time as a technology mentor to startups in the greater Los Angeles area and beyond. In a past life, he worked for a small software company in the Pacific Northwest you probably haven’t heard of. Steve is currently the Founder and Executive Director of Platinum Bay Technologies, a social enterprise and limited-profit software technology company designed from the ground-up to successfully hire and employ people on the Autism Spectrum with software engineering career opportunities.

An Introduction to Umbraco
Technically Speaking: Steve's Guide for Community Speakers

Tom Paulus

Tom is a 17 year old guy, who loves working with computers and other electronic devices. Tom runs his own business, called the Ramona Tech Guys. In addition Tom has been working with embedded devices since 2007. These devices include Arduino and both Lego Mindstorms and Lego RIS/RCX. More recently Tom has been working with his Raspberry Pi, using Python, WiringPi, and the Adafruit Web IDE to develop programs, and utilize external devices. He has developed many Labview programs. Tom also has had some experience programing Android devices. Also he has used the Google ADK Board, and the new Arduino Due. Experienced in programing with C, C++, Python, Shell and Java. Tom also enjoys using Unix terminals to ssh into his devices, to get a more low-level view of his systems.
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π Raspberry Pi: What we have learned so far

Masashi Katsumata

Masashi Katsumata is one of Google Developers Expert for Google Maps API since 2008. He actives in Japan and United States. Masashi has published three books in Japan.

Creating your own Google Street View

Wolf Paulus

My name is Wolf Paulus, a photographer, hiker, hacker, technologist based in Ramona, California. I'm currently working on Android projects, occasionally speak at developer conferences, and work on open source projects (Swixml, HessDroid, …). You can read much more and contact me at: Hope to meet you at CodeCamp.
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Android Speech Recognition and Text-To-Speech - How to build a voice-enable your mobile application
π Raspberry Pi: What we have learned so far

William Salazar

William H. Salazar is an Senior ALM Architect with InCycle Sofware. As an ALM Architect working as part of the InCycle ALM Services practice, he helps development organizations improve and refine their software development practices by leveraging Microsoft Visual Studio, Azure, Team Foundation Server, Release Management, DevOps and Agile software development processes. William is a Microsoft ALM Ranger & Virtual Developer Technology Specialist and is active in the Microsoft development community. William was previously the ALM Practice Director for Neudesic, a National Systems Integrator and Microsoft Gold Partner. He focused on setting the vision and direction for Neudesic National ALM practice. Prior to Neudesic, William was part of Microsoft Developer Platform & Evangelism group serving as the Developer Technology Specialist for the Southwest Region. In this capacity, William would spend a typical day educating customers on Microsoft’s Application Life Cycle Management (ALM) solution based on Visual Studio. His goal was to facilitate the adoption and deployment of the Visual Studio ALM platform. William also spent six years with Microsoft Consulting Services. In this capacity, William enabled businesses across the country to solve complex technical challenges with the aid of Microsoft technology. William has over 23 years of experience managing and architecting large-scale enterprise solutions and implementations at strategic enterprise and fortune 500 companies.
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Continuous Value Delivery with Visual Studio 2012