Founder of Pulsra and former Chief Information Officer of Facebook
Tim Campos was one of the early executives at Facebook and served until last year as Vice President and Chief Information Officer. During his tenure at Facebook he was responsible for helping to double employee productivity while also supporting over 20x growth in Facebook’s business. Today, Facebook’s staff of more than 18,000 serves over 1.8 billion monthly users — about a quarter of the world’s population. Tim recently started a new venture – Pulsra - where he is applying his two decades of experience in enterprise software, big data, and machine learning to workforce productivity. Tim sits on the Board of Directors for both Viavi (NASDAQ:VIAV) and Rackspace, as well as at the Haas School of Business at UC Berkeley. One of Tim’s personal passions is closing the opportunity divide. Tim has been a long advocate and board member for YearUp, a Bay Area nonprofit that serves urban youth.
Chief Executive Officer of Stack Overflow
Joel Spolsky, CEO and co-founder of Stack Overflow, is a globally recognized expert on software development and is known by developers around the world for his website, Joel on Software, which has been translated into over 30 languages. In 2000, he founded his first company, Fog Creek Software, which creates project management tools for software developers, including Trello, which was recently acquired by Atlassian. Previously, Joel worked at Microsoft, where he designed VBA as a member of the Excel team, and at Juno Online Services, where he developed an Internet client used by millions. He has written three books, including Smart and Gets Things Done: Joel Spolsky’s Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent (Apress, 2007) and worked as a contributing editor for Inc.magazine. Joel graduated from Yale University with a computer science degree.
Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions Technology at Nasdaq
Senior Vice President of Corporate Solutions Technology at Nasdaq
President and CEO of Pluralsight
Aaron is a co-founder of Pluralsight where he serves as the Chief Executive Officer. Aaron has spent years developing course materials and teaching professional developers throughout the world. He has presented at many popular developer conferences like PDC, TechEd, and VSLive! Microsoft recognized Aaron as an MVP in the "Connected Systems" developer community for eight years. Aaron has written numerous books, articles, and whitepapers including the Essential XML Quick Reference (Addison Wesley, 2001), Essential XML (Addison Wesley, 2000), and his popular columns in MSDN Magazine.
Executive Vice President, Microsoft Cloud and Enterprise group
Scott co-founded the .NET project and played a big role in creating Microsoft Azure. Currently, Scott leads the team responsible for Microsoft’s cloud infrastructure, server, database, developer tools and business apps.
CEO and Co-Founder of Andela
Jeremy Johnson is the CEO and Co-Founder of Andela, a company that recruits the most talented software engineers on the African continent and pairs them with global tech companies as full-time, distributed team members. Founded on the premise that brilliance is evenly distributed but opportunity is not, Andela has built one of the most selective engineering institutions in the world, with headquarters in Lagos, Nairobi, and NYC. In the past two years, the company has grown into a full-blown movement around elite technical talent in Africa, and has placed developers with companies including Google, Facebook and IBM.
Executive Vice President and General Manager, Adobe
Brad drives the strategic direction for Adobe Experience Cloud and leads the teams who works on this industry-leading technology.
Chief Marketing Officer at Pluralsight
As Chief Marketing Officer at Pluralsight, Heather Zynczak is focused on leading a data-driven marketing organization that delivers real qualitative results. She spends her time driving go-to-market strategy and increasing global brand visibility. Heather is a well-known thought leader whose writing has appeared in Fast Company, Forbes, Fortune, Inc. and other high-profile publications. She actively mentors other businesswomen, was named one of 30 Women to Watch by Utah Business magazine in 2014, and has been recognized by the Women Tech Awards for Professional Excellence.
Managing Partner at Emerson Collective, former U.S. Secretary of Education and passionate advocate of people reaching their full potential
Managing partner at Emerson Collective, former U.S. Secretary of Education and passionate advocate of people reaching their full potential
Microsoft MVP for Developer Security, ASPInsider and cybersecurity expert
Troy Hunt is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP for Developer Security, an ASPInsider, and a full time Author for Pluralsight—a leader in online training for technology and creative professionals. Troy has been building software for browsers since the very early days of the web and possesses an exceptional ability to distill complex subjects into relatable explanations. This has lead Troy to become an industry thought leader in the security space and produce more than twenty top-rated courses for Pluralsight. Currently, Troy is heavily involved in Have I been pwned? (HIBP) a free service that aggregates data breaches and helps people establish potential impacts from malicious web activity. Troy blogs regularly about web security and is a frequent speaker at industry conferences across the globe and throughout the media to discuss a wide range of technologies. Troy has been featured in a number of articles with publications including Forbes, TIME magazine, Mashable, PCWorld, ZDNet and Yahoo! Tech.
In “How To Organize Customer-Driven Product Development”, Pluralsight CXO Nate Walkingshaw, a pioneer and catalyst in the industry, will lead you through directed discovery. He’ll cover everything from what makes it different, why it works, how to adopt it for your organization.
Chief People Officer at Pluralsight
Anita Grantham is the Chief People Officer at Pluralsight and is driven by its mission to democratize professional learning – an unmet need she has seen in companies throughout her career. Anita firmly believes that culture is strategy, and she works tirelessly to create a purpose-driven work environment at Pluralsight. She oversees the entire employee journey, from recruiting and acquisition to employee growth and retention. Whether she’s negotiating better benefits or helping design workspaces to better serve Pluralsight’s teams, Anita loves creating an environment where people can do their best work.
Alan Ackmann teaches technical writing at DePaul University and focuses professionally on career development writing
Alan Ackmann teaches business and technical writing at DePaul University in Chicago, IL, where he lives with his wife and two children. His professional specialties include career development writing and the rhetoric of slideware and presentations.
Expert developer, author and trainer with an emphasis in software development, architecture and iOS and Mac development
With over three decades of software development experience, Simon has programmed in every discipline: from finance to transportation, nuclear reactors to game development. Prior to joining Pluralsight, Simon was the principal developer author at lynda.com. His current focus is both on the new – the latest iOS and Mac development technologies – and on the old: fundamental computer science topics. He obsesses on making complicated subjects accessible, memorable, and easier to learn.
Microsoft MVP for more than a decade, founder of OdeToCode.com and .NET and Angular expert.
Scott has worked on everything from 8-bit embedded devices to large scale web sites during his 15+ years in commercial software development. Since 2001, Scott has focused on server-side and web technologies, like ASP.NET, ASP.NET AJAX, Windows Workflow, Silverlight, and LINQ. Scott is also a speaker at national conferences like VSLive!, as well as code camps and user groups near his hometown of Hagerstown, MD.
Scott has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 2005, and has written or co-authored several books on Microsoft technologies. Scott founded the site OdeToCode.com in 2004, and joined Pluralsight in 2007.
Dan Anderegg is a freelance composer, music technology instructor, piano instructor, and a full-time Editor at Pluralsight.com
Dan Anderegg is a freelance composer, music technology instructor, piano instructor, and a full-time Editor at Pluralsight.com where he works with many authors to improve the overall quality of their audio. His music and recordings air on major US network television shows. He holds a degree in piano performance and another in Film Music Production. He interned with the Emmy’s Foundation, and then began assisting composers and writing music for them in Los Angeles before breaking out on his own.
Author of "Advanced Apex Programming", software developer and entrepreneur
Dan Appleman is a well known author, software developer, and speaker. Currently the CTO of Full Circle Insights, he is the author of numerous books, ebooks, and online courses on various topics (technology and other). His latest book is "Advanced Apex Programming".
Author, consultant and developer behind PointsAway.com
Casey Ayers is an independent project manager and strategic consultant with experience leading projects in many fields including healthcare, digital media, mobile app development, consumer product design, education and event management. In addition to his client work, Casey's love of travel led him to develop PointsAway.com, a site where he shows readers how to earn and use frequent flyer miles to make travel dreams a reality, even for those who hardly ever travel.
Jim Christopher has over 20 years of experience developing software and is a Director of Technology Curriculum at Pluralsight.
Jim Christopher has over 20 years of professional software development experience in aerospace, defense, education, gaming, communications, and IT. He has an MA in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Arizona, where he did research around perception, learning, memory, and sensory prosthesis. He is a Director of Technology Curriculum at Pluralsight, curating Data Professional and Developer content. He likes to crochet, walk his dog, and build tiny houses.
Jason works as an independent certified trainer of Adobe and Apple software and published his first training book, Final Cut Pro X Cookbook, in 2012
Jason has spent most of his life in and around the nation's capital. After a stint as a Creative for Apple, Jason became an Apple Certified Trainer in 2009, followed shortly thereafter as an Adobe Certified Instructor. In 2012, Jason published his first training book, the Final Cut Pro X Cookbook, and currently produces online training courses for PluralSight, writes for screenlight.tv, and works as an independent certified trainer of Adobe and Apple software. He's also presented at NAB and the Government Video Expo. In his spare time, Jason loves to drink chocolate milk, play old school video games, attend concerts, and travel near and far by train, plane, and motorcycle.
DevOps & Scrum consultant, trainer, speaker, and Pluralsight author
Benjamin Day is a consultant and trainer specializing in software development best practices using Microsoft’s development tools with an emphasis on Team Foundation Server, Scrum, and Windows Azure. He is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP, a certified Scrum trainer via Scrum.org, and a speaker at conferences such as TechEd, DevTeach, and VSLive.
Jose Elizardo is a member of the Media and Entertainment (M&E) team at Autodesk
Jose Elizardo is a member of the Media and Entertainment (M&E) team at Autodesk and is a recognized visualization expert and industry thought leader. With over 13 years of product experience, Jose spends much of his time promoting the value of visualization throughout various industries, including M&E and Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry.
John Elliott is a respected cyber security, payments, risk and privacy specialist and is a former of the PCI Security Standards Council
John Elliott is a respected cyber security, payments, risk and privacy specialist. He helps organizations balance risk and regulation with business needs. He was a member of the technical working groups of the PCI Security Standards Council and actively contributed to the development of many PCI standards including PCI DSS. John is particularly interested in how organizations or regulators assess trust in the cyber security and privacy posture between relying parties. A passionate and innovative communicator, he frequently presents at conferences, online and in boardrooms.
Tod is a curriculum director for developer content at Pluralsight with over 30 years of software development experience
Tod is a curriculum director for developer content at Pluralsight. Prior to that, he was a software developer for over 30 years. He specialized in business database applications and embedded software for limited-production laboratory instruments. These days he’s mostly noodling around in every new language and tool he can get his mitts on.
Mariah Hay is the VP of User Experience at Pluralsight
Mariah Hay is the VP of User Experience at Pluralsight.
Pluralsight author, PowerShell MVP and Powershell.org CFO
Jason Helmick is an author for Pluralsight with an IT career spanning more than 25 years of enterprise consulting on a variety of technologies, with a focus on strategic IT business planning. He’s a highly successful IT author, columnist, lecturer and instructor, specializing in automation practices for the IT pro. Jason is a leader in the IT professional community, and serves as board member and COO/CFO of PowerShell.Org.
Jeffery Hicks is an IT infrastructure veteran with over 25 years of exerience with an emphasis on Microsoft server technologies
Jeffery Hicks is an IT veteran with over 25 years of experience, much of it spent as an IT infrastructure consultant specializing in Microsoft server technologies with an emphasis in automation and efficiency. He is a multi-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP Award in Windows PowerShell. Today he works as an independent author, trainer, and consultant. Jeff has written for numerous online sites and print publications, is a contributing editor at Petri.com, and a frequent speaker at technology conferences and user groups. His latest book is PowerShell In Depth: An Administrator's Guide 2nd Edition.
Wes Higbee is a passionate developer who helps companies develop and improve the software they need to meet business objectives
Wes Higbee is passionate about helping companies achieve remarkable results with technology and software. He’s had extensive experience developing software and working with teams to improve how software is developed to meet business objectives. Wes launched Full City Tech to leverage his expertise to help companies delight customers. Although his primary focus is on outcomes, implementation often includes technical competency. Wes frequently speaks about impactful aspects of software development including effective automated testing, database delivery automation, distributed version control, refactoring, aesthetics of code, continuous integration, and continuous delivery. He speaks professionally to help organizations improve and volunteers at user groups, code camps, and community organizations. He’s a Pluralsight author. He writes extensively about both technical and non-technical aspects of software development. His written work includes articles featured on VeraSage, MSDN Magazine, InfoQ, and JetBrain’s TeamCity Blog. He’s been interviewed on The Businessology Show and Art of Value about how important value is in software development. And, he occasionally gets highly technical in a shared screencast or webinar.
Co-founder and CEO at Onshape Inc.
Jon is a co-founder and the current CEO of Onshape Inc., which is the world's first and only full-cloud 3D CAD system that allows agile product design teams design products faster. Before Onshape Inc., Jon founded SolidWorks in 1993 and served as CEO, Group Executive and Board Member until 2011. He saw SolidWorks grow to 2 million users and over $500 million/year in revenue. SolidWorks was sold to Dassault Systemes (DS) in 1997, and has since operated successfully as a DS subsidiary.
Curriculum director at Pluralsight, top-rated public speaker and accomplished IT journalist
Don Jones' broad IT experience comes from 20 years in the business, with a strong focus on Microsoft server technologies. He's the author of more than 45 technology books, including titles on administration and software development, and writes monthly columns for the industry's leading periodicals. He's an in-demand speaker at technical conferences and symposia worldwide, and is widely recognized as one of the top trainers in the Microsoft sector.
Michelle Keim is the Head of Data Science at Pluralsight
Michelle Keim is the Head of Data Science at Pluralsight.
Lars Klint is a Microsoft MVP, trainer, author, community leader and an authority on all things Windows Platform
Lars is an author, trainer, Microsoft MVP, community leader, authority on all things Windows Platform, and part time crocodile wrangler. He is heavily involved in the space of HoloLens and mixed reality, as well as a published Pluralsight author, freelance solution architect, and writer for numerous publications. He has been a part of the software development community for the past 20 years and co-organizes the DDD Melbourne community conference, organizes developer events with Microsoft, and also runs a part time car restoration business. He has spoken at numerous technical events around the world and is an expert in Australian Outback Internet.
Microsoft MVP, author of several books and consultant on .NET development and Angular
Deborah Kurata is an independent consultant with over 15 years of experience in designing and developing successful Microsoft .NET applications as well as mentoring software developers. Her focus is on iterative design and development, and automated unit testing. Deborah has authored several books, including the "Doing Objects" series (Addison-Wesley), "Best Kept Secrets in .NET" (Apress) and "Doing Web Development: Client-Side Techniques" (Apress). Deborah speaks at conferences such as VSLive and TechEd. For her work in support of software development and software developers, she has been recognized with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award.
Jerry Kurata is an R author for Pluralsight who's passionate about machine learning, big data and building solutions that help people
Jerry has Bachelor of Science degrees in Geology and Physics. His plans to work in the oil exploration industry were sidetracked when he discovered he preferred to work with computers on simulation and data processing, instead of reading mud and core samples in the North Sea. His love of computers and tech resulted in him spending many additional hours working on computers while getting his Master’s degree in Computer Science. His current areas of interests include Machine Learning, Big Data, tiny and wearable computer systems, robotics, and building solutions that help people. When not working with computers, Jerry enjoys spending time with his family, traveling and photographing the beauty in our world.
Gilbert Lee is the Chief Product Officer at Pluralsight
Gilbert Lee is the Chief Product Officer at Pluralsight.
Microsoft MVP and Regional Director, leading independent authority on Entity Framework, ASPInsider and MSDN Magazine Data Points columnist
Julie Lerman has been programming and mentoring developers for over 25 years and brings a wealth of experience and knowledge to share with Pluralsight subscribers. She is the leading independent authority on the Entity Framework and has been using and teaching EF since its inception. You may be familiar with her highly acclaimed series of "Programming Entity Framework" books, including the Code First and DbContext editions. Julie is well known in the .NET community as a Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, ASPInsider, and conference speaker around the world and she has authored the monthly MSDN Magazine Data Points column since 2010. Pluralsight brought Julie on as an author in 2010, and since then she has created many courses on Entity Framework as well as introductory courses on Domain-Driven Design and Unit Testing.
Salesforce Technical Architect at Google and founder of SFDC99.com, the world’s most-popular Salesforce blog
David Liu is a self-taught programmer whose dreams came true when he became a Salesforce Technical Architect at Google. Now, David dreams of inspiring the next generation of Salesforce developers. He’s a two-time Salesforce MVP winner and runs SFDC99.com, the world’s most popular Salesforce blog. David has been a close partner with Salesforce throughout his career, often speaking and developing content for Dreamforce, Trailhead, webinars, user groups, and the official Salesforce developer website.
Andrew is an all around Linux professional with in-depth knowledge of the OS and this is supported with scripting in bash, perl, python and ruby and application development in C, C++ and Java. He has authored training courses on Microsoft Deployment Toolkit as well as countless bespoke PXE solutions to training organizations. He is passionate about Linux and working to figure out how it fits into an organization.
Lonnie Mayne, founder of Red Shoes Living, Inc. is known for building high-performing company cultures and developing high-impact leaders during 18 years in corporate America and most recently as the president of a fast-growing technology company. The foundation of his success is the Red Shoes Living concept that focuses on five key Red Shoes pillars and encourages standing out in the work you do and in the life you live. Under his leadership, the technology firm grew by 817% in a very short time largely due to having the Red Shoes concept of standing out in everything you do at the core of its culture. Today, Lonnie is an internationally renowned speaker who shares his framework with companies all over the world including presenting at the prestigious British Citizens Awards held at the House of Lords in London. He works with some of the most prominent brands in the world on how to implement the Red Shoes Living concept.
Pluralsight author, Microsoft certified trainer and certified EC-Council instructor
Dale's expertise is in explaining difficult concepts and ensuring his students have an actionable knowledge on the course material. Along with his 17 years of experience as a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Dale also has an additional 7 years of Senior IT Management experience. Dale became a Certified Ethical Hacker and Certified EC-Council Instructor back in 2006. Out of the classroom, Dale is a monolith in the IT and Tech sphere as well as a consultant for several companies.
Curriculum director & author of training content at Pluralsight
Matt Morgan has had the pleasure of using SolidWorks since the year 2000. During that time he has assisted customers at GoEngineer through tech support, training courses, onsite implementations and mentorship, helping them to become successful in 3D design and engineering. He has developed skills in troubleshooting and finding solutions to problems. He especially enjoys stress analysis and simulation, photorealistic rendering, and the challenge of solving a complex problems or building complex models.
Xavier is an entrepreneur, project manager, technical author, trainer, and Microsoft MVP.
Xavier is very passionate about teaching and helping others understand search and Big Data. He is also an entrepreneur, project manager, technical author, trainer, and holds a few certifications with Cloudera, Microsoft, and the Scrum Alliance, along with being a Microsoft MVP. He has spent a great deal of his career working on cutting-edge projects with a primary focus on .NET, Solr, and Hadoop among a few other interesting technologies. Throughout multiple projects, he has acquired skills to deal with complex enterprise software solutions, working with companies that range from startups to Microsoft. Xavier also worked as a worldwide v-trainer/evangelist for Microsoft.
Patrick Neborg has over 20 years experience implementing SOA solutions
Patrick has over 20 years experience implementing SOA solutions that utilize both web and desktop clients primarily using Microsoft's development technology stack. Currently, he utilizes C# and JScript along with T-SQL/LINQ and has previously worked extensively with other technologies such as VB.NET and WCF. In addition to implementing client specified solutions, Patrick implements Agile process based solutions utilizing Team Foundation Server (TFS). Over time he has taken on various technical roles across Financial Services, Insurance, and Non-Profit Management industries. Patrick holds a Master of Software Engineering from Penn State. He has presented at DonorPerfect Community Network Conference(DPCN) and National Women in Computer Technology(NWCT). Patrick is an active participant with Philly.Net. He has a passion for collaborating and sharing information with colleagues. In Patrick's spare time, he can be found volunteering for his local township youth soccer program as a coach, referee, technical resource, and board member.
Google Developer Expert, Microsoft Developer Advocate and MVP, and author of 100+ articles and 10 books
Jose Paumard has a PHD in applied math, is a developer with over 20 years of experience and is an assistant professor at Paris North University
Passionate about programming computers for over 20 years, Jose made his debut in assembler and C, C for SIMD parallel machines before adopting Java as an object-oriented language, indispensable to most major modern applications. He brings his expertise and capacity for analysis and synthesis to many projects, mainly in the lower layers, close to the data, but also on complex UI design, or in the browser. PhD in applied maths and computer science, assistant professor in Paris North University for 15 years, Jose also has a passion for education and knowledge transfer. He writes a blog, Java le soir, French documentary source on Java technologies for thousands of french speaking developers around the world. He is a member of the french Paris Java User Group, and co-organizer of the conference Devoxx France.
Curriculum director at Pluralsight and certified Adobe instructor
Matthew Pizzi is an Adobe Certified instructor with over 15 years of experience teaching Adobe applications. He has been a speaker at industry events like Adobe MAX and Social Media Week and has authored several books on Adobe’s products. Matthew’s training videos are featured regularly on Adobe.com which demonstrate new and important features of their Creative Cloud offerings.
Docker Captain, author of several books, and co-host of “In Tech We Trust” podcast
Nigel is a popular figure in the tech industry, renowned for his love of storage and deep technical knowledge. Nigel writes a popular long-running storage blog as well as having hosted many popular technology podcasts, all of which are which are known for their excellent treatment of technical topics. Nigel has worked in technology for 15 years with nearly 10 of those years spent designing and managing solutions in some of the most demanding corporate IT environments in the world. Nigel has worked his way up from changing tapes and resetting passwords, all the way up to designing resilient, high performance, petabyte scale solutions, as well as owning and managing production storage environments, predominantly in the financial services sector.
Mitch is the founder of Mitch Pricer Designs LLC, a company dedicated to bringing 3D printing to the manufacturing forefront and promoting it as an educational tool
Mitch became interested in and started pursuing a career as an Industrial designer in college, and has since grown to be fascinated by the possibilities with 3D printing. Ever since first discovering CAD in college, Mitch has been an avid user and has had the opportunity to try many different software packages…as well as doing the occasional sculpt in ZBrush. With over 10,000 hours of 3D printing experience, he started his own company, Mitch Pricer Designs LLC, with the goal of bringing 3D printing to the manufacturing forefront as well as promoting its use in education.
Jesús Ramirez is a digital graphics expert, speaker and educator specializing in Adobe Photoshop
Jesús Ramirez is a digital graphics expert, speaker, and educator specializing in Adobe Photoshop. He is an Adobe Community Professional, and an author for the Adobe Creative Cloud Blog. Jesús is best known as the founder of the Photoshop Training Channel, one of the most popular Photoshop YouTube channels in the world. Jesús has been a speaker at Adobe MAX, Adobe SUMMIT, CreativeLive, and CreativePro.
Happiness Engineer, Xero
Happiness Engineer, Xero. Expert cat herder, fancy-dress curator, trainer of humans in getting the most out of their time on the planet, and tech learning champion.
Pluralsight author, international public speaker, Microsoft MVP and ASPInsider
Matthew is a data science consultant with over 16 years of professional experience building large-scale data-driven desktop, server, and cloud-based applications. Matthew is a Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, international public speaker, and open-source software contributor. His focus is on data science, code craftsmanship, and Agile software development.
Mike Roberts is the director of Data Analytics at Pluralsight
Mike Roberts is the director of Data Analytics at Pluralsight.
Bill Saltmarsh is the Head of Data Solutions Delivery at Pluralsight
Bill Saltmarsh is the Head of Data Solutions Delivery at Pluralsight.
Pluralsight author, graphic design expert and Star Wars fan
Justin is a senior graphic design instructor for Pluralsight. He has worked in the graphic design industry for the past 15 years, and is passionate about teaching and making education accessible to people all over the world. He began his teaching career back in 2006 when he launched the Photoshop Quicktips Podcast, a weekly show that taught people how to use Photoshop in 5-10 minute videos.To date he’s authored over 80 online courses, which have been viewed by millions of people from all over the world.
Pluralsight author, strategic consultant and all-around IT professional
Greg Shields is Author Evangelist with Pluralsight and is a globally-recognized expert on systems management, virtualization, and cloud technologies. A multiple-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP, VMware vExpert, and Citrix CTP awards, Greg has been a contributing editor for Redmond Magazine and Virtualization Review Magazine, is a co-chair for TechMentor events, and is a frequent speaker at IT conferences worldwide.
Daniel Stern is a web developer and international speaker with an expertise in Angular, React and TypeScript
Orin Thomas is an MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, an MCT and has a number of Microsoft MCSE and MCITP certifications
Orin Thomas is an MVP, a Microsoft Regional Director, an MCT, and has a string of Microsoft MCSE and MCITP certifications. He has written more than 3 dozen books for Microsoft Press on topics including Windows Server, Windows Client, Azure, System Center, Exchange Server, Security, and SQL Server. In addition to authoring for Pluralsight, he is a contributing editor at Windows IT Pro. He has been working in IT since the early 1990's and regularly speaks at conferences in Australia and around the world. Orin founded and runs the Melbourne System Center, Security, and Infrastructure Group and is a candidate in the Doctor of Information Technology program at Charles Sturt University.
From early in life, Jake's imagination has been depicted in drawings of fantastic landscapes and storied fiction of characters from other worlds. Software creation has been a continuation and addition to those earlier creative efforts. That's what makes software creation so compelling to him -- it is a most malleable medium, allowing us to create what we can imagine. It has been Jake's great privilege to work with talented teams to create software for great and worthy causes. At the speed of the technology industry, there has been so much to learn and mentor others in. It is now such a great fit and with great pleasure that he is able to share some of his enthusiasm and experience on the Pluralsight platform.
Pluralsight author, Microsoft MVP in Cloud and Datacenter Management and Azure/PowerShell expert
Timothy Warner is a Pluralsight author who is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Cloud and Datacenter Management and is based in Nashville, TN. His professional specialties include Microsoft Azure, cross-platform PowerShell, and all things Windows Server-related.
Jim Wilson is president of JW Hedgehog, Inc., a consulting firm specializing in solutions for the Android, iOS, and Microsoft platforms. Jim has over 30 years of software engineering experience, with the past 15 years heavily focused on creating mobile device and location-based solutions. He has co-founded multiple software-related startups and has served in a consulting role at several more. After nearly a decade as a Microsoft Device Application Development MVP, Jim now focuses on developing Android and iOS device applications. Jim's passion is mentoring software developers.