Colin Bowern is an avid technologist and solutions architect based in Toronto, Canada. Colin's work on pragmatic solutions spans technology, financial, music, and public sector industries for organizations such as Microsoft, Meridian Credit Union, officialCOMMUNITY, and more. Recognized by the community for interactive contributions in public speaking, community building, and writing Colin is a Microsoft MVP for ASP.NET along with a recipient of several internal Microsoft awards. His work appears across books from Microsoft Press, Addison-Wesley, and Syngress Publishing. Past webcasts and talks for Microsoft's developer and IT professional community both in Canada and internationally span topics from web development to infrastructure deployment challenges. You can find more on Colin in his blog at www.colinbowern.com.