First year awarded:
2007
Number of MVP Awards:
9
Technical Expertise:
Windows Platform Development
Technical Interests:
.NET, Surface
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Laurent Bugnion
Switzerland
Biography
Laurent works as Senior Director for IdentityMine, one of the leading companies (and Gold Partner) for Microsoft technologies such as Windows Presentation Foundation, Silverlight, Pixelsense, Windows 8, Windows Phone, XBOX  and generally User Experience. He is based in Zurich Switzerland.

In October 2010, the book "Silverlight 4 Unleashed" that he wrote was published at Sams, an advanced sequel to "Silverlight 2 Unleashed" (published Oct 2008). He writes for MSDN magazine and other publications,  codes in Windows Phone, Windows 8, Silverlight, WPF, ASP.NET and his blog is on http://blog.galasoft.ch.  2015 is his 9th year as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional and his third year as a Microsoft Regional Director. He is also the author of the well-known open source framework MVVM Light for Windows Phone, Windows 8, WPF, Xamarin and Silverlight.
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