Sam Nasr has been a software developer since 1995, focusing mostly on Microsoft technologies. Having achieved multiple certifications from Microsoft (MCAD, MCTS, and MCT), Sam develops, teaches, and tours the country to present various topics on .NET. He's involved with the Cleveland C#/VB.NET User Group, where he has been the group leader since 2003. In addition, he also started the Cleveland WPF User Group, .NET Study Group, is the INETA Mentor for Ohio, author for Visual Studio Magazine, and is a Microsoft MVP. When not coding, Sam loves spending time with his family and friends or volunteering at his local church. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.