Simon Guest

Simon Guest is the Director of Mobility Solutions at Neudesic, where he works with many organizations to help develop and deliver leading edge mobile applications. Actively involved in many areas of mobility, Simon has deep experience in developing applications for iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows Phone 7, as well as many popular Mobile Web frameworks. Prior to joining Neudesic, Simon was with Microsoft for almost 10 years, as Senior Director of Technical Strategy, leading the Platform Architecture Team, as Editor-in-Chief of the Microsoft Architecture Journal, and working with customers on mission critical solutions._x000D_ _x000D_ Before joining Microsoft, and with over 19 years in the IT industry, Simon has held architect-level positions at many organizations, including Zoho Corporation, a Silicon Valley startup; Conchango, a UK based consultancy; and GEC in its semiconductor manufacturing division._x000D_ _x000D_ Simon was born in England, and holds a Masters Degree in IT Security from the University of Westminster, London, and a Higher National Certificate in Software Engineering from Plymouth College. Simon is a certified IT Architect (CITA-P) and a member of the British Computer Society (MBCS), a regular speaker at conferences worldwide, the author of numerous articles, patents, and books, and maintains an active blog at