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Windows Platform Development
Technical Interests:
Windows Consumer Apps, Windows Platform Development, .NET
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Microsoft Regional Director

Telerik MVP

Microsoft Regional Director

Gill Cleeren
Microsoft RD, XAML enthusiast. Loves Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 and now also Xamarin! Speaker at many conferences all over Europe. Organizer of Techorama.
Gill Cleeren is Microsoft Regional Director, Client Dev MVP, Pluralsight trainer and Telerik MVP. He lives in Belgium where he works as .NET architect at Ordina. Gill has given many sessions, webcasts and trainings on new as well as existing technologies, such as Silverlight, ASP.NET and WPF at conferences including TechEd, TechDays, DevDays, NDC Oslo, SQL Server Saturday Switserland, Silverlight Roadshow in Sweden, Telerik RoadShow UK… Gill has written 2 books: “Silverlight 4 Data and Services Cookbook” and Silverlight 5 Data and Services Cookbook and is author of many articles for magazines and websites. Gill also is the organizer of Techorama ( You can find his blog at
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