Adam Cogan is the Chief Architect at SSW, a Microsoft Certified Gold Partner specializing in custom .NET MVC web applications. He is also a Microsoft Regional Director and has traveled the world speaking at major Microsoft events over the last 10 years. Adam has relationships members of the Microsoft teams that build .NET and he often calls of them for advice.
Matt is an avid .NET MAUI (previously Xamarin) developer and has built consumer and enterprise apps for a range of clients. He's also passionate about bringing .NET MAUI to the community; in addition to hosting this year's Hack Day, he maintains open source .NET MAUI libraries, and is the author of .NET MAUI in Action (out in 2023).
Lars is an author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, authority on all things Windows Phone and part time car restorer. He is a published Pluralsight author and has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years. Lars is heavily involved in the developer community, regularly speaks at conferences, and also helps organise community events.
Michael is a freelance .NET and Xamarin consultant. He's been developing Xamarin applications for 2+ years. Xamarin is a superb tool that allows Michael to delight his users with beautiful native user interfaces. He's looking forward to sharing his Xamarin experiences with other developers enabling them to delight their users.
Andrew Coates has been a Developer Evangelist for Microsoft since January 2004. Before joining Microsoft, Andrew was an independent consultant for database applications using Microsoft technologies including SQL Server and Microsoft Office. Andrew's currently interested in modern application development and technical communication.
David is a Microsoft Windows Azure MVP and currently works as an SSW .Net consultant. Previously he worked for Infragistics as their Technical Evangelist, and at Readify as a consultant. He specialises in smart client applications (desktop, native mobile) and regularly speaks at user groups and conferences like TechEd Australia.
Rod Howarth is a Senior Developer at Envoy with experience in Web and Mobile applications and has launched both native Objective C and Xamarin iOS applications to the app store.
Ben is a full stack web developer with extensive experience developing enterprise software in ASP.NET MVC and SQL Server.
Microsoft MVP in C#, author of C# Smorgasbord, Speaker, Pluralsight author and works for Readify. I'm a Software Engineer with a burning heart for programming!
Alec has worked in mobile since the late 90s and now heads up Obiquitech, a consultancy focused on mobile apps, M365/D365 and Azure. He has deployed enterprise apps in the UK, Southern Africa and Australia and has spoken internationally on mobile development topics using Microsoft frameworks. He founded the Sydney Modern Apps meetup group and is also CTO of the exciting FinTech startup, NewQuantum.
Adam is passionate about building awesome teams and software projects. He loves people, patterns, processes and technology. Adam spent much time this year traveling to all major capital cities in Australia training developers in ASP.NET MVC. He was born to be a Boot Camp mentor.
Based in Sydney, Lewis is a Microsoft MVP, Nokia Developer Champion, and works as a consultant covering device and service integration predominantly in mobile devices. Transitioning from his background in retail and eCommerce architecture, Lewis now routinely works on unique Windows phone and Windows 8 apps that like to push the boundaries of what is possible on the platform.
Sam Basu is a technologist, author, speaker, Microsoft MVP, gadget-lover and a Developer Advocate at Progress Software. With a long developer background, he now spends much of his time advocating modern development platforms & tools on Microsoft/Telerik technology stacks. His spare times call for travel, fast cars, cricket and culinary adventures. You can find him on the internet.
Kym Phillpotts is a Senior Content Developer at Microsoft with a love of all things Xamarin and MAUI, especially User Experience and Interface Design. He is currently one of the maintainers of the .NET MAUI Community Toolkit project, and in previous lives has been an instructor at Xamarin University. He is passionate about exploring innovative technologies, mobile solutions, knowledge sharing, and thinking about problems in diverse ways.
Brady Stroud is a young, driven Software Developer and a Certified Scrum Master®. Brady is fascinated by the constant growth of the IT industry, and enjoys solving complex problems. Brady loves using a variety of technologies such as React, Azure Functions and Cosmos DB. In his personal time, you can find Brady expanding his skillset by learning about the latest technologies and frameworks, like .NET MAUI. Recently, Brady developed a MAUI Blazor template that was featured on the Weeekly Xamarin newsletter.
Luke is a Software Engineer at SSW, an expert in .NET and Clean Architecture. With a passion for sharing knowledge, he loves educating the developer community with thought-provoking blogs at lukeparker.dev, covering hot topics for the modern Microsoft developer.
Meet Anton, our mobile development expert and MAUI enthusiast! Starting with WPF, he's navigated the evolving tech landscape, mastering Xamarin, delving into native Android and now MAUI. Anton recently led the cool transition of SSW's internal app from Xamarin to MAUI, showcasing his knack for embracing the latest in tech. Always eager to explore new frontiers, he enjoys sharing how to build robust and efficient applications.
Shaun is an avid gamer, learner and experimenter, these combined with a profession in software development make for some really fun journeys. He gets more than excited when others find interest in what he does and has made it his mission to share his learnings and result of the experiments with anyone that will listen. Father to two amazing children and many, many unfinished side projects. Shaun is a Microsoft MVP, speaker and published author. Maintainer of the .NET MAUI Community Toolkit, Xamarin Community Toolkit, Orbit game engine.
Maddy is a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, known for her pivotal role in developing .NET MAUI tooling. Joining Microsoft in 2018, she initially focused on Xamarin before transitioning to .NET MAUI. Her expertise lies in enhancing the productivity of developers working with these platforms. Maddy's journey at Microsoft began with an internship, where she discovered her passion for creating impactful developer tools and frameworks. She is a regular speaker at technical conferences, sharing insights on .NET MAUI, Visual Studio, and cross-platform development. Her contributions are instrumental in shaping the development experience for .NET MAUI developers, making her a valuable asset to the tech community.
Owner of Built To Roam, Microsoft MVP
Mobile (Xamarin) Developer, Xamarin Certified Developer