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Software engineer and UX enthusiast (Valorem), Microsoft and Xamarin MVP, Microsoft Regional Director. MVVM Light creator.
Laurent works as Senior Technical Evangelist for Valorem (previously IdentityMine), one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Xamarin, Windows 10, XBOX, HoloLens, Azure, Office 365 and more. He is based in Zurich Switzerland. Laurent writes for MSDN magazine and other publications, codes in Windows, WPF, Xamarin (iOS and Android), Unity, ASP.NET and his blog is on blog.galasoft.ch. He is a frequent speaker at conferences such as Microsoft MIX, TechEd, VSLive, TechDays and many other international events. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (Windows Application Development) since 2007, a Microsoft Regional Director since 2014 and a Xamarin Most Valuable Professional since 2015. He is the author of the well-known open source framework MVVM Light for Windows, WPF, Xamarin, and of the popular Pluralsight reference courses about MVVM Light.