Alex emigrated to Australia from the UK and works as a consultant for the Australian consultancy Readify. He has worked around the world in the UK, Ireland, United Arab Emirates, America, and now Australia. Alex has written two books: Introducing Visual Studio 2010 with .NET 4 for Apress and Introducing .NET 4.5. He has presented at a number of conferences and user groups, such as Ignite, Web Directions, Tech Ed, and NDC. Alex founded the non-profit DDD Melbourne conference. His main interests are VR and web technologies.