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Adnan Cartwright
Florida IT Server Group
Adnan has worked with different companies to help secure, expand, and maintain their networks using the most update technology available. Awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award in Software Packaging, Deployment & Servicing. Adnan has presented numerous events including the launch of Server 2012 and Windows 8. A graduate from ITT Technical Institute earning degrees in Information Technology Computer Networking Systems and Information Systems Security. Adnan is involved within the technical community and has a passion for teaching and sharing technical knowledge to both young adults and current professionals in the field today. As one of the organizers of the IT PRO Camp and volunteer for the I Center Community Foundation which teaches at risk kids IT skills. Adnan is immersed in the betterment of people. Founder of the Florida IT Server Group which is located both in South Florida and Jacksonville Florida. Adnan's passion for bettering those who come into contact still continues to this day.
Anjali Leon
Pragmatic Project Leadership, LLC
Principal Agile Coach, Instructor and Workshop Facilitator of Pragmatic Project Leadership, Anjali helps organizations, teams, and individuals fulfill their potential.  She uses her two decades of hands-on technical experience and leadership in a variety of roles – from Software Engineer to Director of Product development and now as Agile Coach and Instructor – to effectively teach and coach pragmatic and practical Lean and Agile practices and processes. Anjali holds a degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Drexel University and is a certified PMP, CSP, CSM and CSP and is a recognized Agile Coach and Facilitator though the International Consortium of Agile (ICAgile). She is actively involved in local events serving in Speaking, leadership and volunteer roles and recently founded the South Florida Women In Agile group.
Ashley Grant
Ashley is a full stack web developer from Tallahassee, FL with over ten years of industry experience. Ashley blogs at on whatever strikes his fancy. He recently discovered just how awesome modern JavaScript development can be and is passionate about sharing the awesomeness! As a Aurelia Core Team Member, Ashley focuses on community outreach and making sure everyone knows that their voice matters in the future of the web.
Austin McDaniel
I have a passion for creating new and innovative products through technology. I sling code in JavaScript, .NET and Node. Currently, I'm the Chief Architect at Swimlane; a cyber-security incident response and automation platform. Twitter | Github | LinkedIn
Barry Stahl
American Airlines
Barry is a .NET Software Engineer who has been creating business solutions for enterprise customers for more than 25 years. Barry is also an Election Integrity Activist, baseball and hockey fan, husband of one genius and father of another, and a 30+ year resident of Phoenix Arizona USA. When Barry is not traveling around the world to speak at Conferences, Code Camps and User Groups or to participate in GiveCamps, he spends his days as Principal Application Architect for Crew Systems at American Airlines, the worlds largest airline, and his nights thinking about the next Arizona GiveCamp, an annual event where software developers come together to build websites and apps for some great non-profit organizations. You can follow Barry on Twitter @bsstahl or read his blog at
Bayer White
FlowFocus Solutions
Bayer White is a .NET Architect and Microsoft Integration, Microsoft MVP and co-founder of Jacksonville's Microsoft Developers User Group (MDUGJax). He is known within the Florida developer community from speaking at Florida Code Camps, blogging and writing articles. He has also spoken at various conferences such as PASS, DevConnections and VSLive and has been invited to Microsoft’s campus to attend Software Design Reviews (SDR) for future products. His blog can be found at and his Twitter tag is BayerWhite. Check out his latest book, published in December 2012 by Apress titled, Pro WF4.5.
Bill Reiss
Bill Reiss is a long time Microsoft MVP and speaker focusing on topics related to app development using Microsoft technologies and game development.
Brent Schooley
Brent is a Developer Evangelist for Twilio representing the Philadelphia metro. He is a software developer who has been working with Microsoft technologies since 2004. His interests include client and mobile application development and user experience design with a recent emphasis on cross-platform mobile applications and client-side JavaScript frameworks. Other platforms he has worked with include WPF, Silverlight, Windows Forms, Windows Phone, and Windows 8. Brent is the author of Designing for Windows 8, a Windows 8 design primer from Apress. He is a Microsoft MVP in Windows Platform Development as well as a Xamarin MVP.
Brian McKeiver
I have over 14 years of experience in web development at BizStream. I'm passionate about software platforms and technologies that can help solve real world problems. I specialize in architecting solutions that use Kentico CMS and other ASP.NET solutions. I often speak on taking websites to the next level using performance optimization, custom integrations, Marketing Automation, and Content Personalization techniques.
Bryan Moore
Life & Specialty Ventures
Bryan Moore is a developer based in Northeast Florida with an interest in modern web development and technologies. He is currently a web developer at Life & Specialty Ventures. At the University of North Florida, he has worked to mentor students in order to bridge the gap between academia and the industry.
Bryan Soltis
Bryan Soltis is the Technical Evangelist at Kentico and an avid .NET developer. With over 16 years of web development experience, Bryan has completed projects for Microsoft, IMG, HP, and other Fortune 500 companies. A former Azure VTSP, Bryan has developed numerous applications with Microsoft’s cloud and Kentico, including custom software development, integrated solutions, and globally-available enterprise applications. As a Technical Evangelist, Bryan enjoys working with the development community and educating developers on best practices, new technologies, and utilizing the .NET, cloud, and Kentico to their fullest potentials. And he really likes beer.
Cara Pluff
Adaptable Works
Cecil Phillip
Away From The Keyboard
Cecil Phillip, originally from St. John's, Antigua, is a Software Developer residing in South Florida with years of experience building applications on the .NET Framework. Currently, he specializes in building solutions utilizing C#, ASP.NET, AngularJS and Azure. He has a passion for software architecture, interoperability, and testing. Cecil also co-hosts the Away From The Keyboard Podcast. You can follow Cecil on Twitter
Corey Castillo
Palm Beach Software
I've been a software developer since 2003 at the start of the .Net era. Developing software has become more for me than just making a living, it is something I truly enjoy and am passionate about.
Damian Montero
3 Guys 1 Phone
Web Developer with 19 years experience and 5 hackathon wins including "Best HTML5 App" at the AT&T Developer Summit in Las Vegas and Author of "How to win a hackathon" (available in paper back and ebook at amazon)
Dave Noderer
Computer Ways, Inc.
Software developer and MVP in South Florida
Dave Wilson
Dave Wilson has had a long and varied career. Highlights include: - CAD/CAM development at Intergraph - Unix OS development at Encore Computer (where he worked with Dave Noderer!) - telephone PBX development at DXO - early Java desktop appl development at IBM for the travel industry - interactive jet engine tech manual as Java applet (remember those?) at Pratt & Whitney - developed pizza ordering app for cell phones in J2ME (remember that?) - IT operations at Eyeglass World - migrated a print magazine to the web as a Struts app for an unnamed publisher - developed SOAP client to create AT&T tickets for Norfolk Southern Railway - Oracle BPEL development at Hospice of Palm Beach County - lead Java developer on SunPass website - software principal at South Florida Water Management District He is currently on sabatical, where he is reading, writing, and wrenching.
David Cobb
David Cobb is a System Architect for CheckAlt Payment Solutions, providers of automated and electronic check transaction processing since 2005. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, training people on SQL Server since 2002. David is also the principal consultant for Cobb Information Technologies, Inc, founded in 1996, providing technology consulting with a focus on SQL Server.
David isbitski
Dave has been a professional speaker, trainer and evangelist for over a decade. He has taught full-day courses on many topics including Mobile Apps, Cloud and the Web. Dave has helped launch numerous technology platforms, frameworks and programming languages across an array of devices at both Microsoft and Amazon. Dave is also an author for and can be found on twitter as @TheDaveDev and the Amazon Apps & Services Blog
David Silverlight
My passion has always revolved around software development and I have had the opportunity to work on some very interesting projects. My focus today is squarely on developing native mobile applications, using Xamarin as my tool of choice. I find Xamarin to be quite an amazing tool and I am impressed by how the company itself is bringing a high level of true innovation to the industry I love. If I were to describe the ideal position, it would be one where I am developing a mobile application, using Xamarin and related tools and working remotely. Feel free to browse around here to see the kind of projects and apps I have worked on throughout my career and do not hesitate for a moment to contact if you are looking for help with your next business critical application or bringing your next bleeding edge idea to life.
David V. Corbin
Dynamic Concepts Development Corp.
David is a current Microsoft MVP and a Microsoft ALM Rangers. For over 30 years, he has operated Dynamic Concepts, providing consulting services across a wide variety of both vertical markets and technologies. His repeated experience has been that technical excellence (while critically important) is not sufficient to successfully adopt modern ALM [including DevOps] approaches, including Agile. There is a need for a change in mindset, workflow and a host of other "soft" areas which must be addressed in order to achieve meaningful change.
Edward Moemeka
Edward Moemeka is the Principal Architect at E-Builder and the author of a number of popular technology books including: -Professional C#, -C# for Java Developers, -Real World Windows 10 development, -Real World windows 8 development with JavaScript His experience in building, integrating, and delivering high-profile, large-scale applications for clients has made him a known commodity in the technology field.
Edward Skrod
Thales, USA
Edward Skrod is a Software Engineer at Thales, USA, working in the Business Applications division. He has a passion for writing readable, testable and maintainable code and has been practicing a liberalized form of test-driven development where unit tests are written in parallel with the application. Edward graduated Magna Cum Laude from Florida State University with a degree in Computer Science, 3.8 GPA in 2014. Additionally,he holds a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the Harriett Wilkes Honors College, Honors, Cum Laude, 2013. He is a proud Upsilon Pi Epsilon member, the International Honor Society for the Computing and Information Disciplines.
Eric Landes
Eric is Directory of the Agile and ALM Practice at AgileThought. He is also a Microsoft ALM MVP. He has been involved with the IT industry for over 20 years. He helps coach and implement agile solutions and has presented on Kanban, automated acceptance tests, and other agile topics across the United States. He is the president and founder of MADNUG (the South Bend .NET User group).
Erik Lindgren
Agile enthusiast with 16 years of software experience, 5 of which using Agile. Convinced that Agile is that "silver bullet" so elusive to Fred Brooks in his Mythical Man-month. Currently working as an Agile Coach and Delivery Leader at AgileThought, continuously honing my software development and delivery skills.
Esteban Garcia
Nebbia Technology
Founder and Chief Technologist at Nebbia Technology, an ALM consulting and Azure-powered technology company. I am a software developer with a passion for ALM, TFS, Azure, and software development best practices. I am a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP and ALM Ranger, Pluralsight author, and I am the president of ONETUG (Orlando .NET User Group).
Henry Lee
New Age Solution
Henry Lee is founder of various start-ups and is passionate about the technology. He is also the author of the book Beginning Windows Phone Development 3nd edition from Apress ( He works with various Fortune 500 companies delivering large multi-million dollar projects. He recently formed start-up company called focusing his energy on delivering mobile applications to the consumers. In his spare time, he dedicates his effort to help his .NET community by delivering sessions at the technology events. He enjoys talking with other technologist about current trends in the technology and sharing business insights with fellow colleagues. Often you will find Henry at local cigar bar enjoying a cigar and a drink trying to come up with next big mobile application.
Henry Tavarez
Arrow Consulting & Design
Henry has worked in the web industry for over 14 years. As the Head of Digital Strategy, Henry leads a team of very talented Web Designers & Developers, Content Strategists and UX Professionals. This multi-disciplinary leadership role revolves around leading the design of highly interactive web and enterprise solutions from concept to completion as well as translating business goals and user needs into UX strategies.
Herve Roggero
Enzo Unified
Herve Roggero, Microsoft Azure MVP, is the founder of Enzo Unified, a real-time data platform for developers and DBAs. Herve’s experience includes software development, architecture, database administration and senior management with both global corporations and startup companies. Over the last 20 years, Herve has worked in the Education, Financial, Health Care, Management Consulting and Database Security sectors. He holds multiple certifications, including an MCDBA, MCSE, MCSD. He also holds an MBA from Indiana University. Herve is an author with Pluralsight and is the president of the Azure Florida Association.
Humberto Lee
Tesser Health
Ibis Arrastia
Girl Develop It

Ibis is an out-of-the-box thinker with more than two decades of software development experience, with an emphasis in product innovation and eCommerce.

As a speaker, educator, developer, entrepreneur, and Miami Chapter Leader for the non-profit, Girl Develop It, Ibis works to inspire others to reach new heights within the technology industry.

She is a strong advocate for more women in IT and plays an active role in training women and increasing the South Florida technical workforce.

Ivan Ball-llovera
Ultimate Software
Ivan Ball-llovera has over 17 years of extensive software development experience in Windows, Web, and Business Intelligence applications in enterprise environments. He has knowledge of latest technologies including C# ASP.NET MVC, REST Web Services, Entity Framework, AngularJS, SQL Server, SSRS, SSIS, SSAS Tabular Model, Team Foundation Server (Scrum), SharePoint, Oracle. He has been a Software Architect for several years and has certifications on most of the mentioned areas. Mr. Ball-llovera is constantly researching and prototyping new technologies at home and has always had a love of software development and always has interest in what the next set of tools can do and what can be achieved using them. Mr. Ball-llovera enjoys the nature, he loves hiking mountains, exploring caves and traveling. He also is family oriented and love spending time with family and friends.
Janier Davila
Incomm Agent Solutions
Janier Davila is a Software Developer passionate about .NET technologies. After being introduced to programming with C++, Java, he was exposed to .NET 1.1 and C# in 2004 and has been fascinated by it ever since. He loves practicing Agile, has a passion for software architecture and enjoys playing with new languages and technologies. He is also an active member of the dotNet Miami community. He currently works as a Sofware Architect for Incomm Agent Soluntions. You can find him on twitter at @janierdavila and blogging occasionally on
Jason Milgram
Champion Solutions Group
Jason is the Director of Software Development at Champion Solutions Group headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida. Jason has been working with computers ever since he bought his first, a Timex/Sinclair 1000 in 6th grade and taught himself BASIC programming. Prior to Champion Jason has worked in IT for clients such as IBM, the U.S. Department of Justice, Florida Power and Light, Chase Manhattan Bank, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Kodak and Iris Associates (creator of Lotus Notes). He was also a sergeant in the US Army Reserve, serving from 1990 to 1998. Jason was educated at the University of Cincinnati and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology – Sloan School of Management. As a public speaker, Jason has presented on topics including cloud computing, Microsoft Azure, and launching a tech start-up. He is a Microsoft Azure MVP, one of eighteen in the United States, and a registered INETA Regional Speaker.
Jason van Brackel
Jason van Brackel is a Solutions Architect with the Client Services team at Apprenda, developing solutions for organizations using the Apprenda Platform.
Jeffrey Rondeau
Jeffrey Rondeau graduated with a degree in Computer Science from the University of Kansas. He loves learning new technologies and solving technical problems in the cleanest and most efficient ways possible. Mentoring has been a huge part of his life as an engineer and he believes it is imperative that we help others grow and learn as much as we can. He is currently a full-time .NET Engineer at DEG. The majority of his time is spent writing custom websites using Umbraco and Sitecore. He currently lives in Lawrence, Kansas with his wonderful fiancé Elissa, and his two cats Kuma and Lila. If he's not programming, you can find him spending time with friends and family, binge watching Netflix, or cheering for his beloved Royals and Patriots.
Jim Wooley
By day, Jim Wooley is a Solution Architect for Slalom Consulting, In his free time, Jim is a frequent speaker, 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 its 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, including DevLink, DevWeek, CodeMash, CodeStock, VS Live, and MIX.
Joe Healy
Microsoft platform developer, lover of all things tech, just loving some more than others.
Joe Homnick
Homnick Systems
Joe Homnick is a Florida CPA with over 30 years of IT experience and is a principal owner of Homnick Systems (HSI), an IT company located in Boca Raton, Florida. HSI is one of the most established Microsoft Certified Partners in the world, dating back to the beginning of the program in 1993. Joe has also held the designation of Microsoft Regional Director since the beginning of the program over 20 years ago. HSI delivers services in the areas of system development and implementation through the practices of software consulting, development, training and mentoring. They hold Competencies in Cloud Implementation, Business Intelligence, Software Development, Application Lifecycle Management and Portals and Collaboration. Joe enjoys speaking and can be found presenting at conferences like Microsoft Tech Ed, the Microsoft Professional Developers Conference (PDC) and the SQL PASS Summit. Joe founded the Gold Coast Users Group which serves the South Florida area delivering SQL Server, O/S and Developer knowledge to the community for over 20 years. His previous professional experience includes being an adjunct professor at Florida Atlantic University and a Computer Audit Specialist for KPMG.
Joe Raio
Joe Raio is a Microsoft Technical Evangelist based in Pompano Beach, Florida. As a technical evangelist, Joe primary focuses on presentations leveraging the Microsoft Stack focused on website development and cloud technology. Prior to becoming an evangelist for Microsoft, Joe successfully owned and operated three small businesses centered around website development and marketing. To learn more about Joe, visit his website at
John Papa
John Papa is a well-known Silverlight expert and is a former Sr Technical Evangelist for Microsoft on the Silverlight and Windows 8 client teams. John is a Microsoft Regional Director and author of 100+ articles and 10 books, specializes in professional application development with technologies including Windows, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Silverlight, WPF, C#, .NET and SQL Server. He can often be found speaking around the world at keynotes and sessions for conferences such as Build, Mix, PDC, TechEd, VSLive and DevConnections. John was the host of the popular show Silveright TV on Channel 9 and hosted many events including the MIXer and Open Source Fest at major conferences. He currently enjoys authoring courses for Pluralsight or on twitter at @john_papa.
Joi Whitmore
Office Depot, Inc.
Joi is a software developer specializing in JavaScript and Front-End development. She works at Office Depot and leads a team of 12 UI developers. Her interests include researching new technologies and introducing them to others in learning sessions and maintaining a high level of quality standards when it comes to CSS and JavaScript.
Jonas Stawski
Digital Idea Solutions
I am a husband, father of three and a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with over a decade of experience building and architecting .NET applications and even more years of professional experience using Microsoft development technologies such as ASP, Visual Basic, and SQL Server. I have worked in several markets such as insurance, real estate, leasing, medical, hospitality, among many others. I am also a member of the Miami-Dade County Public School STEM Advisory Board as well as a member of the Devry University Advisory Board. I am very passionate about software development and love to write articles and speak about it at technical conferences. During my free time I like to enjoy time with my family, play sports (specifically the real football), play games, and code.
Jonathan Fields
Jonathan has worked in the field of software development for over ten years and specializes in data visualization and digital innovation projects.
Julie Lerman
The Data Farm
Julie Lerman is a Microsoft MVP (since 2003), mentor and consultant. You can find Julie presenting at conferences around the world on Entity Framework, Domain Driven Design and whatever other technologies excite her (maybe even JavaScript!). Julie blogs at, is the author of the highly acclaimed “Programming Entity Framework” books, the MSDN Magazine Data Points column and popular videos on Follow Julie on twitter at julielerman.
Justin Meyer
Justin Meyer is the lead author of DoneJS and a core contributor to CanJS and StealJS. He’s the CEO of Bitovi, a JavaScript consulting company known for making apps for Walmart and other high profile companies he can’t talk about.
Keith Dahlby
Keith Dahlby is a father, web developer, Git enthusiast, language geek and six-time C# MVP from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. By day he hacks on HuBoard; by night he once blogged with Los Techies. His open source efforts include posh-git, a Git environment for PowerShell; and, a site featuring open source projects looking to mentor new contributors. He's also a core contributor to LibGit2Sharp, used by GitHub for Windows and Git for Visual Studio. Keith studied Computer Engineering and Human-Computer Interaction at Iowa State University, and has spoken at developer events around the world. His talks have been described as "terrific!", "very interactive!", and "the best I've seen all hour!".
Kenneth Lowrey
Kenneth is a software developer with 15 years experience. Ken's has developed software for various corporations using everything from IBM iSeries Mainframs using RPG (don't ask) to various Microsoft technologies including C# and SQL Server. One of Kenneth's passions is studying the best methods for learning programming languages. How can someone learn a new programming in months (or weeks) instead of years?
Llewellyn Falco
Spun Labs
Llewellyn Falco is an Agile Technical Coach specializing in Legacy Code and Test Driven Development. He is the creator of the open source testing tool ApprovalTests( ), co-founder of TeachingKidsProgram ( ) and a PluralSight author. You can hear him talk at: HanselMinutes: .net rocks: Hearding Code: or see him in action at
Lou Yovin
L&M Professional Services
I am an independent developer and datacenter admin. Been around longer than most. Spent many years on process control systems, before they decided to call them IoT. Trying to retire but I never got around to commenting my code.
Marcelo Lopez
3Back LLC
Hablas Scrum? Llegamos a “Hecho”, juntos! (Do you speak Scrum? We’ll get to “Done”, together!) Marcelo is the author of the Spanish-language version of the Scrum Guide, and author of "Scrum en Breve" a nutshell introduction to Scrum, accessible to someone, even if all they've ever heard of Scrum before is Rugby. In addition to being a Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO), Marcelo also holds the more rigorous designation of Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) with the Scrum Alliance. Marcelo is also an Accredited Kanban Trainer (AKT) through Lean Kanban University.
Maximo Trinidad
TBC Corp.
Maximo Trinidad (Florida Aka – Mr. PowerShell) I’m from Puerto Rico, have been working with computers since 1979. Throughout many years, I have worked with SQL Server Technologies, have provided support to Windows Servers/Client Systems, Microsoft Cloud and Virtualization Technologies. I’m a Microsoft PowerShell MVP since 2009 and MVP SAPIEN Technologies 2015. I speak in most of the SQLSaturday, IT Pro and .NET camps events around the Florida’s State. Also founder of the Florida PowerShell User Group which meeting every 3rd Thursday evening of the month.
Michael W. Ritchie
Germinal Resources
An accomplished leader and respected technical expert Michael brings over 20 years of enterprise development and information technology management experience to bear. He provides the necessary technical skills coupled with executive level communication to translate business requirements into process improvement and technology solutions across the enterprise. A tried and proven project manager, Michael has the ability to manage large–scale projects within complex environments from conception to deployment while meeting business and financial objectives. Extensive knowledge of full lifecycle software development, deployment and production support. From a varied background in IT projects including eCommerce, Content Management, Enterprise Resource Planning, Business to Business and Enterprise Web Services his experience includes solutions for UPS, MCI, MTV, Worldcom, Fredericks of Hollywood, Harcourt Brace, HSN, CNBC, Veralytic & Moffitt Cancer Center. Michael has a bachelor of science degree in computer science and is a member of UPE Honor Society for Computing.
Mohan Nanduri

currently employed with AutoNation headquarters located in Fort Lauder dale, Florida as Digital Architect of Digital Technology group

In his 20+ years of overall IT journey, he incorporated two startups as young entrepreneur and associated with 10+ years of eCommerce web applications development using various CMS tools on top of Microsoft application layer particularly using .Net Technologies.

  • Experienced in Architecture and developing B2B, B2C, e-commerce, API /Web Services Driven, Content Managed and High traffic web applications in support of varied strategic and tactical business objectives.
  • Skilled in building end-to-end business solutions in any diversified technology stack
  • Exhibited ability to work with executive leaders across business units and lines of business
  • Veteran in adopting and leading best practices and core competencies for company business initiatives
Mostafa Elzoghbi
Mostafa Elzoghbi is a Microsoft Sr. Technical Evangelist based in DC. Mostafa is specialized in Azure architecture and development, Office 365 development and administration, .NET development, and enterprise product development. Prior to joining Microsoft, Mostafa was awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for five consecutive years. Mostafa holds a M.Sc. of Computer Science and holds several Microsoft certifications.
oscar garcia
Business Intelligence Technologies
Through hands on work experience, Oscar has developed a strong knowledge of best enterprise development practices and life cycle as well as technical expertise in product integration with cloud services. His core experience lies on end-to-end design, implementation, documentation and delivery of enterprise solutions and applications.
Patrick Delancy
Patrick Delancy has been a passionate software developer since the late 90s. He has worked on a wide range of products, from multi-tier mobile enterprise application platforms to smaller platform applications, websites and everything in-between. As a family man and a professional developer, he loves to solve difficult problems, and considers himself to be a life-long learner. He only wishes that there were more hours in a day! Patrick is an engineering team lead at DEG in Overland Park, Kansas where he drives website development on a variety of CMS platforms while mentoring his team. He can be found on most social networks and he blogs regularly at
Paul Hacker
Agile Thought
Paul Hacker has over 15 years of application architecture, design, development, and management expertise in Microsoft technologies. His strong technical aptitude, excellent communication skills, and dedicated work ethic have enabled him to drive and deliver successful projects and solutions to clients. Paul has a depth of experience in ALM, Process Improvement, and Team Foundation Server. Having distinguished himself as a leader in the IT industry he has been awarded the distinction of Microsoft MVP in the ALM category every year since 2006. Prior to 2006 Paul carried the Microsoft MVP distinction in the C# category consistently from 2002 to 2005.Over the years Paul has proven his expertise in Application Lifecycle Management and has demonstrated his professionalism and commitment to the continuous process of managing the life of an application through governance, development and maintenance.
Prathap Kudupu
Kudupu Technologies,
Prathap Kudupu is a Consultant, Architect, Speaker, Author with over 12 years of experience in design and development of web and mobile applications. He is passionate about scaling web site performance, responsive design and product development. He is an active blogger. You can find him at
Rachel Appel
Rachelen Hut
Hair Club
Rachelen Hut is a developer with Hair Club Corporate in Boca Raton. She is passionate about creating better ways to export, explore and explode data. Come to the Datazen session to learn how your dashboards can be deployed over all devices - Windows, iOS and Android platforms!
Rainer Habermann
Global Response
Rainer Habermann is Chief Information Officer and IFC certified IT Architect at Global Response. He started as a Software Developer and worked international as IT Manager for almost 2 decades, successful completing projects for fortune 500 companies. His focus is on IT Architecture, IT Strategies, Business Management, and Software Development. He enjoys working in the user group community as speaker coordinator for South Florida Code Camp, and as President for the IASA South East Florida Chapter.
Ray Almonte
Sunny Ray Solutions
Although I've traveled extensively, I am a long time Miami resident. Graduated from the University of Miami in 1971 with a degree in Mathematics, & spent some time with the US Army in the Corps Of Engineers. I've been in Software Applications Development, both as a developer & as a Project Manager for more years than I care to count.
Richie Rump
Brent Ozar Unlimited & dotNet Miami
Richie Rump is a software developer, data architect and project manager. Richie is a dataveloper with Brent Ozar Unlimited, where he writes code to solve data problems. He developed and sp_DataProfile, two tools that help data professionals tune SQL Server. Richie is also the co-host of the Away From The Keyboard Podcast and founded dotNet Miami, a community focused on enterprise development with .NET. He holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications as well as certifications in various Microsoft development technologies. He can be found on Twitter at @Jorriss or at
Rob McClanahan
Arrow Consulting and Design
Salvi Pascual
Salvi Pascual is a university professor, an experienced software developer, a systems architect, and a technology trailblazer for social good through his open source project, Apretaste. His work has an immediate and positive affect on thousands of people internationally, and he has been nationally recognized by the press and media as a technology innovator. He earned his master degree in Computer Science from Florida International University and continues to teach and inspire future technology creators. Salvi loves traveling and strives to not be the worst pool player in the world.
Santosh Hari
Spectrum Bridge
Santosh Hari is a software entrepreneur with experience building products on the .NET platform since 2002 and over 15 years in the software industry. He currently works for a startup, leveraging his software skills building cloud based software that helps power systems that provide low-cost broadband services for the developing world. He specializes in Azure ,PaaS/IaaS, web services, APIs, ETL and databases and, on-the-side, loves tinkering with geospatial data and software. He is also the Director of Technology for ONETUG.
Scott Addie
CUNA Mutual Group
Scott Addie is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (Web Applications), a Visual Studio Code Insider, and a .NET Solutions Architect with CUNA Mutual Group in Madison, WI. He has over a decade of experience in full-stack enterprise application development using Microsoft technologies and JavaScript. In his spare time, Scott can be found spending time with his wife and 3 kids, attending user groups, code camps, & conferences, and blogging about ASP.NET and JavaScript at You can find Scott on Twitter @Scott_Addie.
Scott Katarincic

Scott Katarincic – Information Technology Solutions Engineer
Scott has 30 years of experience holding senior level mission critical positions such as Software and Database Architect, Senior Systems Engineer, Senior Technical Account Manager and Senior Programmer and Consultant. Scott earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Data Processing from Northern Michigan University and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA).

In addition, Scott is proficient in Performance Analysis and Capacity Planning, Application Design and Programming, Web Development and Project Management.
Stacey Levine
With over 20 years in IT, Stacey has worked across various industries covering rules from developer, IT manager, client services,etc. He has used technologies ranging from old school Clipper Summer 87 to .NET. Currently, he is an evangelist on low code platforms, specifically OutSystems.
Susan Wisowaty
Susan Wisowaty is a Senior Marketing Manager and Community Evangelist for Microsoft. Prior to her current gig, she was a Developer Evangelist with Microsoft, a Microsoft Certified Trainer, MCSD, MCDBA, and owned a tech Startup focused on Web Development, Database Administration and training trainers. She is passionate about diversity in IT, and winning hearts and minds of women and children. In her current role, Susan enjoys working with and supporting developer Communities, Students and Startups on the East Coast. In her spare time, Susan enjoys skiing, cooking, reading, Motorcycles, Mountain Biking, Margaritas, and traveling.
Victor Moreno
Florida Vocational Institute
Victor Moreno is the program director at Florida Vocational Institute's nine-month coding boot camp. He's a Computer Science education enthusiast who believes everyone can learn to code if they try hard enough. Victor recently got bit by the functional programming bug and wants to teach everyone how to use this powerful tool to eloquently and simply solve many complex problems. In his free time, you will find him lifting weights or practicing functional programming.
Walt Ritscher
Walt's enthusiasm for crafting software interfaces blossomed early. Just a few days after discovering how to move pixels around a computer screen he was devouring books on the topic of computer graphics and UI design. Before long he was sharing his discoveries with other technology buffs, a lifelong pursuit that has led to teaching engagements at universities, private training companies and the international conference circuit. As a consultant he has worked with a wide spectrum of clients, including Microsoft, HP, Intel, and Intuit. He is now a staff author at, part of the LinkedIn family, where his content team produces hundreds of technical training courses for software developers each year. In an earlier phase of life he was a professional musician, first working jobs as a trombonist, later exploring music with keyboards and synthesizers.
Walter Quesada
Walter Quesada is a Software Engineer and Experience Technologist with over 20 years architecting and developing solutions for SMB’s to Fortune 500 companies. Although primarily focused on architecting and programming .NET/C# applications, he enjoys some C++, Objective-C, Python, node.js and Java fun from time to time. He currently serves as the Experience Technology Lab Manager at a digital accelerator in Hallandale, Florida where he experiments, integrate and reimagines new and emerging technologies such as VI, NUI, VR/AR, IoT and other technologies to help elevate the business to people experience.