Ismail MayatSenior web developer at the Cogworks. Umbraco CMS Master and trainer with an unhealthy interest in search engines (wrote a course on search in umbraco) and indian mangoes!
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Colin Mackay was C# MVP for 4 years (2007, 2008, 2009, 2010), and Code Project MVP (for 5 years) and, as of writing, is in the top 3% of StackOverflow users.
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Liam Westley is an Application Architect at Huddle where he works with some of the best .Net developers and UX designers to deliver world class collaboration software. He quite likes working just outside of The City as there is some fantastic food and coffee to be had within a few minutes walk.
Previous to Huddle Liam worked at Criteria MX, a digital media startup and has worked as a consultant via his own company Tiger Computer Services Ltd, specialising in software for Broadcast Television. His Niagara SMS moderation system was used by QVC UK for eight years to display SMS messages from viewers, live, on screen. Liam is also responsible for the ticketing system for Hat Trick Productions which provides e-tickets to shows such as Have I Got News For You and Room 101.
Liam has worked for chellomedia, GMTV, BSkyB, SmashedAtom and Original Thinking Group. In his time he created the first in house weather system for Sky News using Visual Basic 1.0, acted as architect for two general election systems, project managed the launch of the GMTV web site, was key to delivering the first interactive television chat service in the UK for BSkyB and helped launch the first live shopping channels in the Netherlands.
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Joel works as a Technical Lead for Landmark, and is currently bringing his 20 years of experience of software development and a passion for both technology and elegance to designing a world-class applications for the property information and risk management sectors.
Outside of work he referees life with his wife and three young children in a home with more computers than is probably wise, but is really looking forward to teaching his boys Python now they've mastered Scratch on their Raspberry Pi.
Joel can shoot video too, responsible for the filming and editing of the entirety of the DDD WP7 event in Manchester in 2010.
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Richard TaskerRichard is a developer for Chippenham based VQ Comms. VQ Comms provides Acano Manager, an on-prem solution for video conferencing management.
Richard has been a professional .Net developer for 10 years. Previously Richard has developed highly scalable applications in Azure. Richard is also interested in message buses, specifically RabbitMQ and messaging patterns. An OSS contributor, blogger and superhero (according to his kids).
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James is a software developer and Microsoft MVP in Windows Development since 2015 with a keen interest in building unique application experiences for Windows.
His dedication to the platform is exposed to the wider community through open-source contributions, presenting on UWP at local and international events, and helping others to achieve their success with the Windows platform by solving issues through his blog and StackOverflow.
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Peter Bull is an ASP.NET web developer and works on helping to deliver solutions for a company working with the utilities industry, they manage data flows and related web portals and are based in his home town of Gateshead just over the river from Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East. He's also worked on developing solutions to generate content for in-venue advertising and re-wrote in .NET and maintained an online second-hand book website.
Peter has written dozens of Universal Windows Platform Tutorials over the past few years as well as writing his own apps in the past including one that got over 300,000 downloads which was one the first 1,000 apps for the Windows Phone platform. He's also written a C# Workshop and maintains a blog where he's covered a variety of topics including companion content and also ported some of his previous tutorials to Xamarin.In his spare time you'll find him posting on Twitter as @RoguePlanetoid about a variety of topics but mostly for Microsoft related activities of which he has a keen interest, indicated by him owning a Zune HD plus over half a dozen Windows Phone devices over the years and all the Xbox consoles plus dozens of games for each.
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Sean Farmar holds the world record for answering the most NServiceBus questions - even more than Udi.
With over 20 years of experience, he specializes in providing simple solutions for complex business requirements using NServiceBus and applying SOA principles inspired by Udi Dahan.
As a solution architect with Particular Software, the creators of NServiceBus, Sean provides support, training and consulting for customers using NServiceBus and the Particular Platform.
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Stephen HauntsStephen Haunts is the CTO and CoFounder for LadderPay Ltd in the United Kingdom. LadderPay is a cloud based payments platform that makes B2B,
B2Cand C2B payments easier for everyone.
Stephen is also an experienced software developer with a focus
on .NET technologies and security for back end enterprise systems. He is also a Pluralsight author, blogger at www.stephenhaunts.com and international conference speaker, speaking at events like NDC London, NDC Oslo, Techorama and SDD Conf. He also co runs a user group called Derbyshire Dot Net.
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Duncan is a Microsoft MVP and developer with a background in the financial services industry. He has a personal interest in highly scalable systems, which has lead to Event Sourcing (by way of CQRS).
Currently working with HedgeFacts, a supplier of software and services to the Hedge Fund industry. He previously presented talks on printing and on debugging way back in 2006.
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James MannJames Mann is a Microsoft MVP working as a software consultant at Black Marble with interests in chatbots and cognitive services.
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Dennie is developer of apps for people with a disability. It's his passion to make apps and data solutions that engage people with more needs, to to all the thing's we are all doing.
Dennie has his own nonprofit DDSoft where he is main developer and president. The goal of DDSoft is to engage as much as possible people with disabilities.
He's inventor of the hashtag #DreamingIsBelieving.
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Steve SpencerSteve is an experienced .NET Developer, Microsoft Azure MVP and a Senior Solution Architect at Liberis in Nottingham (http://www.liberis.co.uk/). Steve has spoken at previous DDD events and user groups covering Microsoft Azure, Gadgeteer, Raspberry Pi, Service Bus, Visual Studio Online and Azure Web jobs
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Simone CuomoTechnical Lead at Vizolution, blogger, and an active member of the local development community. He advocate knowledge transfer, clean code and focus his extra time in supporting the local community and junior developers.
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Anthony DangAnthony has worked with .NET since 2007. He is active in the open source community, in particular the Umbraco CMS, and is a regular presenter at conferences and tech meetups. He lives and breathes automation and development processes, and is a proponent of Behaviour/Test Driven Development. Originally from Sydney, Australia, he is now based in London, working at The Cogworks as part of a development team spanning 5 locations and 3 countries.
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Viv RichardsViv Richards is a test automation engineer at Vizolution, a blogger and a community bumble bee. In his spare time he enjoys teaching children to code as a CodeClub volunteer at a local junior school as well as bringing communities together to share skills and knowledge by organising local meet-up's as well as organising South Wales largest agile and developer conference.
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