Elias began his career as a postgraduate student participating in the Microsoft ImagineCup contest. He has been working with the .NET platform since 2003. Elias has been professionally architecting and implementing software for nearly 7 years, primarily based on the .NET platform. He is passionate about building rich and powerful applications using modern technologies. Elias is a certified specialist in Windows Applications and Service Communication Applications by Microsoft and he is a former coordinator of the MskDotNet User Group in Moscow. A public speaker at meetups and conferences. "If it's work, we try to do less. If it's art, we try to do more." - Seth Godin.