Nikhil Kothari is a software architect at Microsoft currently focused on delivering mobile experiences for Bing. Prior to working in the services space, Nikhil led the design and development of Silverlight, RIA Services, and ASP.NET over an extensive career over 10 years building Microsoft's Web platform in Developer Division. Outside of work, Nikhil is known for starting a number of projects such as Script#, SilverlightFX and WebMatrix. Beyond a deep passion for developer tools and frameworks, Nikhil is enthusiastic about travel and digital photography. His blog is at and his twitter id is @nikhilk.