Christian Nagel, Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft MVP, is associate of thinktecture and owner of CN innovation. He is a software architect and developer who offers training and consulting on how to develop Microsoft .NET solutions. He looks back on more than 25 years of software development experience. Christian started his computing career with PDP 11 and VAX/VMS systems, covering a variety of languages and platforms. Since the year 2000, when .NET was just a technology preview, he has been working with various .NET technologies to build numerous .NET solutions. With his profound knowledge of Microsoft technologies, he has written numerous .NET books, and is certified as a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Professional Developer. Christian speaks at international conferences such as TechEd and Tech Days, and started INETA Europe to support .NET user groups. You can contact Christian via his web sites, www. cninnovation.com and www.thinktecture.com and follow his tweets on www.twitter.com/christiannagel.