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Brad Abrams

Microsoft, Principal Product Unit Manager , .NET Application Framework
Blog Bio
Brad Abrams was a founding member of both the Common Language Runtime, and .NET Framework teams at Microsoft Corporation where he is currently the Product Unit Manager of the Application Framework team which is responsible for delivering the developer platform that powers Rich Internet Applications and core innovations in the .NET Framework. Specific technologies owned by this team include parts of Silverlight, the Managed Extensibility Framework. Brad has been designing parts of the .NET Framework since 1998 when he started his framework design career building the BCL (Base Class Library). Brad was also the lead editor on the Common Language Specification (CLS), the .NET Framework Design Guidelines and the libraries in the ECMA\ISO CLI Standard. Brad graduated from North Carolina State University in 1997 with a BS in Computer Science. Find recent musings from Brad on his Blog at: http://Blogs.msdn.com/BradA/

Guy Burstein

Microsoft, Developer Platform Specialist
Blog Bio
Guy Burstein is a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft Israel and a former Microsoft MVP. He enjoys playing with new technologies, talking about them with developers and writing in his Blog: http://Blogs.microsoft.co.il/Blogs/bursteg. Guy is also the editor of the Israeli newsletter for developers: MSDN Pulse.

Eliaz Tobias

Microsoft, Chief Technology Officer for Development Technologies and Platform Strategy
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Eliaz Tobias is the Chief Technology Officer for Development Technologies and Platform Strategy in Microsoft Israel. In his role, Eliaz is responsible for driving Microsoft's emerging development technologies to the development community, enterprise customers and partners in Israel. His main responsibilities include technologies research, marketing strategy, leading groups of technology advisors and partners, managing customer engagements and active consulting to technical and business decision makers. His expertise domains include Cloud Computing, Service Oriented Architecture & Technologies, Architecture & Design Tools, Application Life Cycle Management, .NET Development and Visual Studio Innovations. Prior to his current role, Eliaz has been Microsoft's technology advisor for development and architecture strategy for various sectors including the defense, government, finance and ISVs. During that role, Eliaz advised to dozens of mission-critical development projects ensuring their success through optimal adoption of Microsoft's technologies. Before joining Microsoft, Eliaz has been the Director of R&D Division for MDG Medical Ltd. and the R&D Manager for Ezface.com. Before that, he has served in different roles as a projects manager and a software developer for Enterprises and Startups.

Itay Shakury

SRL, SharePoint Consultant and Microsoft Regional Specialist
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Itay Shakury is a SharePoint consultant at SRL, and Microsoft Regional Specialist (MRS) for SharePoint Development. With more than 7 years of experience with SharePoint products, Itay is a rich knowledge source for all SharePoint products and Technologies. Itay operates a popular technical Blog, the Israeli SharePoint Developers Group at Microsoft, and Israel’s SharePoint Community Portal.

Adir Ron

Advantech, Microsoft Office Regional Director
Blog Bio
Adir Ron is as senior consultant in Advantech (Microsoft Division) with extensive experience in architecture, design and hands on development of Office System solutions. Also, he was entitled as the Microsoft Regional Director for the Office System applications and working closely with Microsoft Israel in various and complex scenarios based on SharePoint and Office 2010.

Ariel Gur-Arieh

MCD software Solutions, VP R&D
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Ariel Gur-Arieh Co-founder and VP R&D at MCD Software Solutions, Senior Consultant and leading software developer specialized in Microsoft technologies with emphasis on Team System and ALM. Vast experience in developing and leading large and complex application and with MCT skills serves as a presenter in various major events.

Leon Langleyben

SRL Group, Chief Architect
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Leon is a Chief Architect and senior consultant at SRL Group. With 15 years of experience in Microsoft technologies, he is specializing in Web development, Application Lifecycle Management and new technologies evangelism. Leon consulting many enterprise clients in key points of software development.

Viki Gaziel

E.S.S. Empowerment Software Solutions, CTO
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Viki Gaziel is the CTO of E.S.S. – Empowerment Software Solutions . He is the chief architect of several projects implemented in enterprise organization. Viki Is Microsoft Regional Specialist for Biztalk & SOA, and in charge on many organizations architectures. He is also Microsoft Regional Architect for development tools and platforms, and consults in variety of methodologies, applications architecture and development tools.

David Sackstein

John Bryce Training, Manager, Microsoft Development Technologies
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David Sackstein is the manager of Microsoft Development Technologies at John Bryce Training. David is an MCT and MCPD Enterprise Application Development. Prior to joining John Bryce Training, David was VP R&D and CTO at Optibase developing video streaming solutions.

Eyal Vardi

E4D Solutions, Co-CEO
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Eyal Vardi is the co-founder and CO-CEO of E4D Solutions LTD. Eyal was nominated as MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) for 4 years is a row. The title was given to him based on the contribution to the developers and technical community through lectures, conferences, open house events, Blog posts and free tools. Eyal is involved in many cutting edge industry projects, specializing in architecture, design and development of advanced projects and products.

Gil Fink

Sela Group, Senior Consultant and Architect
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Gil Fink is an expert in ASP.NET and Microsoft data platform and serves as a Senior Consultant and Architect at SELA Group. He is a Microsoft data platform MVP and a certified MCPD Enterprise Application Developer. Gil has worked in the past in variety of positions and projects as a leading developer, team leader, consultant and more. His interests include Entity Framework, Enterprise Library, WCF, LINQ, ADO.NET and many other new technologies from Microsoft.

Alex Golesh

Sela Group, Silverlight Lead and Senior Consultant
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Alex Golesh is an international expert on Silverlight and WPF. He is the Silverlight Lead and Senior Consultant at SELA Group. He is currently consulting for various enterprises in Israel and worldwide, architecting and developing RIA and Smart Client based solutions. Alex is one of the top Silverlight experts in Israel. He conducts lectures and workshops for developers and enterprises that want to specialize in RIA and Smart Client development, and leads the architecture and development process of many RIA and Smart Client projects.

Sasha Goldshtein

Sela Group, Senior Consultant and Instructor
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Sasha Goldshtein is a Senior Consultant and Instructor for SELA Group. He leads the Performance and Debugging team at SELA Technology Center. Sasha consults on various topics, including production debugging, application and system troubleshooting, performance optimizations, distributed architecture and others. Sasha’s experience revolves around managed and native application development in C#, C++ and C++/CLI, designing interoperability solutions, architecting multi-tier high-performance and high-scalability systems and finding solutions to “impossible” problems in the field. Sasha is a renowned local and international trainer: He trained hundreds of IT professionals on dozens of courses and is in great demand for training world-wide.

Shai Raiten

Sela Group, ALM Senior Consultant and Instructor
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Shai Raiten is a Team System MVP and Testing MRS, currently working for SELA Group as a ALM Senior Consultant and Instructor. He specializes in Microsoft technologies, especially Team System and .NET. He is currently consulting for various enterprises in Israel, planning and analyzing load and performance problems using Team System, building Team System customizations and adjusting ALM processes for enterprises. Shai is one of the top Team System experts in Israel. He conducts lectures and workshops for developers and QA personnel with enterprises that want to specialize in Team System.

Alon Fliess

Sela Group, CTO
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Alon Fliess is the CTO of SELA Group. Alon completed his B.Sc. degree in electrical & computer engineering from the Technion, the Israel Institute of Technology. Alon is a Microsoft VC++ MVP. He is an expert on many Microsoft technologies, including Windows internals, C++ Win32 programming, .NET with C# and C++/CLI. Alon spends his time doing software architecture, software design and mentoring. Recently, Alon was chosen by Microsoft Corp. to lead the deployment through training of Windows 7, around the globe and has performed a world training tour.

Noam King

Sela Group, CTO
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Noam King is the CTO of Sela College, and the manager of the Web Developers Community (WDC) in Microsoft Israel, spending his time mostly with investigating new technologies, consulting, lecturing and helping software companies reach their goals. Over the years Noam was a technology manger on other companies, consultant and lecturer in many Microsoft conferences, including Tech-Ed, Developer Academy, Software launches, User Groups, and much more. Noam is also an ASP.NET MVP.

Amit Peer

Because, CTO
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Amit Peer, development manager at Because, established the company in 2005 and is a professional guru in the areas of complex IS development, architecture evangelism and management of end to end development cycles. Amit's resume includes more than 10 years of experience in application development and design as well as consulting services for project managers and R&D Managers in the US and Israel.

Pavel Yosifovich

Matrix Global, CTO
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Pavel is the CTO of Matrix Global and a senior instructor at Hi-Tech college. Prior to that, Pavel co-founded the startup Quiksee, where he was CTO, team leader and lead developer. He’s also a Microsoft MVP in Visual C++ and has more than 12 years of software development experience, specializing in Microsoft technologies.

Maor David-Pur

Microsoft, Technology Advisor
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Maor is technology advisor for ISVs in Microsoft Israel. In his role, Maor demonstrates the business value of new innovative Microsoft platform technologies by driving early adoption. Maor focuses on ISVs working with top enterprises & startups in Israel providing development best practices and architectural guidance to early adopters of Microsoft .NET and helping customers achieve higher maturity levels with the Microsoft .NET platform. Prior to Microsoft Maor worked as solution architect & consultant. Maor was also the first Israeli who titled as Visual Studio Team System MVP - Microsoft Most Valuable Professional.

Shmulik Goldstein

Advantech, CTO
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CTO and founder of Magen-MTC the Israeli Microsoft Technology Center, A senior lecturer at Microsoft seminars, leading consultant and architect in high capacity, distributed IT systems. Shmulik has vast hands-on experience panning architectures and leading development in numerous Microsoft technologies. He has planned and developed software and infrastructure products, components and design templates for Microsoft environments.

Gal Kogman

John Bryce Training, Consultant & Trainer
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Kogman Gal is a senior consultant in John Bryce with extensive experience in architecture, design and hands on development of complex distributed applications. Specializing in the Microsoft .NET architecture, He has been working as a solutions architect and technical advisor for many customers. Gal is also a leading instructor in John Bryce for .NET technologies. He has delivered hundreds of presentations about architecture and NET Technologies.

Dan Amiga

Bio
Dan Amiga is a respectful architect in the international software industry and a frequent presenter in developer conferences, universities, user groups and other fancy events. He is usually either teaching for DevelopMentor the award winning training company or busy consulting and solving problems globe about complex Web based systems (ASP.NET, SharePoint) system design, scalability, performance and security. Dan has worked in various roles including developer, Architect, mentor, CTO, VP R&D and as an entrepreneur and has vast experience in security, finance, and the gaming industries. Dan holds a BA in computer science and an MA in law.

Meir Dudai

Valinor, SQL Server Consultant
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Meir Dudai has been involved in the IT industry since 1998. His background includes working as a senior consultant for SQL Server as a partner of Microsoft MCS. In 2005 he founded Valinor, which is the leading SQL Server consulting services company in Israel. Today Meir is operating the Israeli SQL server community web site and providing consulting services to various companies.

Roy Rosenberg

Mcd Software Solutions, Team System Professional, MCPD
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Roy Rosenberg is an MCPD certified and Team System specialist. Currently working at MCD as a consultant and integrator of Microsoft development technologies with specialization of ALM and Team System tools and methods. As an expert in his area, Roy is involved in large scale projects and helps his clients to reach their goals using his vast experience, board knowledge and best practices.

Yair Siwek

Yair Shibak Consulting & Training, Consultant & Trainer
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With 14 years of experience in software development and training, Yair has expertise in developing Microsoft's ASP.NET, XML Web Services, WCF, and BizTalk Workflows. Yair present new technologies from Microsoft at Tech-Ed, Dev-Academy and many other events. He starts his day very early in the morning for praying and torah study then spends most of the day living the Service Oriented world with WCF, WF, and AppFabric. Yair is a private consultant for many Israeli firms and a senior instructor for Hi-Tech College.

Vlad Azarkhin

Netwise, CTO
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Vlad Azarkhin is a .NET technologist and architect with more than 12 years of practical experience in the field of software development. Currently working as a CTO at Netwise, his specialty surrounds everything related to web applications development, including server-side scalability, client-side manipulations, performance and security.