Christopher Woodruff

Chris Woodruff (or Woody as his friends call him) has a degree in Computer Science from Michigan State University’s College of Engineering. Woody has been developing and architecting software solutions for over 15 years and has worked in many different platforms and tools. He is a community leader, helping such events as Day of .NET Ann Arbor and West Michigan Day of .NET. He was also instrumental in bringing the popular Give Camp event to Western Michigan where technology professionals lend their time and development expertise to assist local non-profits. As a speaker and podcaster, Woody has spoken and discussed a variety of topics, including database design and open source. He is a Microsoft MVP in Visual C#. Woody is the co-host of the popular podcast “Deep Fried Bytes” and blogs at He has been the President of the West Michigan .NET User Group and also was a co-founder of the software architecture online portal