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Hands on leader, developer, architect specializing in the design and delivery of distributed systems in lean, agile environments with an emphasis in continuous improvement across people, process and technology. Speaker and published author with 18 years' experience leading the delivery of large and/or complex, high-impact distributed solutions in Retail, Intelligent Transportation, and Gaming & Hospitality.

I'm currently a Principal Engineer at Amazon, within the North America Consumer organization leading our global listings strategy that enable bulk and non-bulk listing experiences for our WW Selling Partners via apps, devices and APIs.

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Is .NET a Great Disruptor of the Decade?

posted @ Friday, January 15, 2010 6:08 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ WCF Misc. .NET 3.5 NETFX 4.0 ]

AZ Give Camp Organizer's Meeting 10/15

posted @ Monday, September 21, 2009 6:39 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. Events ]

Driving Change from the Middle-Out

posted @ Friday, July 24, 2009 5:31 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Book Review: The Art of Unit Testing by Roy Osherove

posted @ Sunday, July 19, 2009 1:54 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. TDD ]

Websphere on Windows Outperforms Websphere on AIX by 37%, Who Knew?

posted @ Thursday, April 30, 2009 7:39 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. .NET 3.5 ]

Disabling Time Synchronization with Hyper-V

posted @ Tuesday, April 28, 2009 6:45 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Flight 1549 Landing In The Hudson

posted @ Tuesday, March 10, 2009 10:35 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Global MVP Summit 2009

posted @ Wednesday, March 04, 2009 1:59 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ WCF Misc. Events .NET 3.5 WF 4.0 NETFX 4.0 ]

WebDev Helper

posted @ Thursday, January 08, 2009 6:25 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ WCF Misc. ]

What's Your Value Add for 2009?

posted @ Thursday, January 01, 2009 7:00 AM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Paul Newman Jan 26, 1925 - Sept 26, 2008

posted @ Saturday, September 27, 2008 8:53 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Using PowerShell to Manage Network Interfaces and Windows Services

posted @ Friday, September 26, 2008 3:02 PM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Misc. .NET 3.5 ]

Hyper-V Parent Partition Filesytem Access Not Working?

posted @ Friday, September 05, 2008 9:30 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. ]

Hyper-V Internal Virtual Network- The New Loopback

posted @ Friday, August 22, 2008 10:36 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. ]

Merging Differencing Disks with Hyper-V

posted @ Friday, August 15, 2008 11:26 PM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. ]

Windows Server 2008 Update

posted @ Friday, July 25, 2008 8:46 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. ]

Changing the Internet Explorer Homepage on Windows Mobile 6 ATT&T Devices

posted @ Friday, April 04, 2008 9:11 PM | Feedback (5) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Silverlight 2.0 Service Integration: Three Steps Forward, Two Steps Back

posted @ Friday, March 07, 2008 9:30 AM | Feedback (4) | Filed Under [ WCF Misc. .NET 3.5 ]

Silverlight 2.0 & The Future of Software as a Service

posted @ Wednesday, March 05, 2008 1:22 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Resizing Virtual PC VHD Disks

posted @ Monday, March 03, 2008 9:06 PM | Feedback (3) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Renaming SQL Server 2005

posted @ Wednesday, January 16, 2008 4:22 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. ]

.NET 3.5 (Rosario) November Ship Date Announced

posted @ Thursday, November 08, 2007 11:30 AM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ Misc. .NET 3.5 ]

Back to Basics: Exception Handling

posted @ Wednesday, November 07, 2007 9:47 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. Back to Basics ]

Ctrl + Alt + E - The Way to Debug for Me

posted @ Friday, October 05, 2007 1:22 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. Visual Studio ]

Congrats to Dave Campbell, MVP!

posted @ Wednesday, July 25, 2007 6:49 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Why Dell is Environmentally Friendly & Culturally Responsible

posted @ Wednesday, July 25, 2007 10:24 AM | Feedback (3) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Virtual Server & Loopback Adapter

posted @ Thursday, June 28, 2007 11:29 AM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

AZ.NET User Group Meeting: Chalk Talk 6/12

posted @ Friday, May 25, 2007 11:12 AM | Feedback (3) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Its Official: Windows Longhorn is Windows Server 2008

posted @ Tuesday, May 22, 2007 12:28 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

The Attack of the FAT 32 Partition

posted @ Sunday, May 13, 2007 8:55 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Hardware Misc. ]

Managed Windows NT Services, Application Domains & Principal Policy

posted @ Thursday, May 10, 2007 10:34 AM | Feedback (2) | Filed Under [ WCF Security Architecture & Design Misc. Distributed EAI ]

Isolated File Storage in Silverlight

posted @ Wednesday, May 02, 2007 8:27 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

HTML DOM "Interop" With Silverlight

posted @ Wednesday, May 02, 2007 7:15 AM | Feedback (1) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

...Let There Be Silverlight

posted @ Monday, April 30, 2007 8:42 PM | Feedback (9) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Vegas, Baby

posted @ Sunday, April 29, 2007 5:19 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Thought of the Day

posted @ Wednesday, April 25, 2007 3:42 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Making Configuration Files Available to NUnit

posted @ Wednesday, March 21, 2007 2:07 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. Visual Studio ]

Adventures Contortions in SSIS Oracle Interop

posted @ Thursday, March 15, 2007 11:53 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Commercial Free Childhood

posted @ Sunday, March 11, 2007 2:50 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Writing Vendor Neutral SQL

posted @ Monday, March 05, 2007 12:09 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

When All Else Fails, Try MSIEXEC

posted @ Saturday, February 17, 2007 9:11 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. Visual Studio ]

Executing an SSIS Package Programatically from WCF or ASP.NET

posted @ Thursday, February 15, 2007 12:34 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Yeah, I got .NET 3.0...

posted @ Thursday, February 01, 2007 11:46 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

Post Script to UI Matters

posted @ Sunday, January 28, 2007 11:16 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

So, What, Exactly is a Software Architect?

posted @ Sunday, January 28, 2007 10:55 AM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

UI Matters

posted @ Friday, January 19, 2007 1:33 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

GMailFS - Web Storage for Free!

posted @ Tuesday, December 12, 2006 4:56 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

A Program Manager by any Other Name...

posted @ Tuesday, December 05, 2006 1:01 PM | Feedback (0) | Filed Under [ Misc. ]

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