Chris has been working professionally in information technology since 1998. He has been designing and implementing solutions using a range of Microsoft software development technologies since 2001, including one of the first solutions using .NET in Australia, and many more since then! Chris has a particular passion for writing secure applications in a networked world that are both enjoyable in the user experience and respectful of the users' privacy. Chris is a regular speaker at events. He has been managing the Microsoft Azure special interest group in Melbourne since 2011.