G. Andrew Duthie
G. Andrew Duthie, aka devhammer, is the founder and chief consultant for Devhammer Enterprises. Andrew is a business consultant focused on helping clients meet their goals through software. Andrew is also a trainer and writer with more than 15 years of industry experience, including nearly 10 years as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft's Mid-Atlantic States district, where he provided support and education for developers working with the Microsoft development platform. In addition to his work with Microsoft, Andrew is the author of several books on ASP.NET and web development, and has spoken at numerous industry conferences from VSLive! and ASP.NET Connections, to Microsoft's Professional Developer Conference (PDC) and Tech-Ed. Andrew has been participating in the user group community since way back in 1997, when one of his co-workers dragged him out to the Internet Developers User Group in Tyson's Corner, VA, and he's been hooked ever since. In addition to his work in software development, Andrew has enjoyed some forays into the world of hardware experimentation, including developing for Kinect and .NET Gadgeteer, using his hardware chops to do everything from blinking LEDs and making strange noises, to flying a helicopter just by waving his hands. Andrew can be reached through his blog at http://devhammer.net/. You can also find Andrew on Twitter as @devhammer.