Award Categories
Microsoft Azure
First year awarded:
2013
Number of MVP Awards:
4
Language
English, Spanish
Social
Certifications
MCPD Windows Azure, MCPD Windows Phone, MCPD Windows Developer 4, MCTS Silverlight
John Garland
United States
Cumming, GA
Biography
John is a Principal Consultant and Instructor at Wintellect and has been developing software professionally since the 1990's. He is the author of the book "Windows Store Apps Succinctly”, and co-author of the book "Programming the Windows Runtime by Example", and his work has been featured at Microsoft conference keynotes and sessions.  John is a Windows Platform Development MVP as well as a member of the Azure Insiders group.  His clients range from small businesses to Fortune-500 companies.  Prior to consulting, John worked on high-performance video and statistical analysis tools for premier sports teams, with an emphasis on the NFL, the NBA, and Division 1 NCAA Football and Basketball. 
John lives outside Atlanta with his wife and daughter.  He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering.  When he isn't finding cause for yet another upgrade to some piece of home technology, he turns to motorcycling and Florida Gator Football to unplug.
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