Shay Friedman is a Microsoft MVP for Visual C#/IronRuby. Shay started writing DOS scripts at age 8, and was writing web pages for people around the world by age 14. He has been working professionally since age 16, first as a freelance web developer, coding mainly in ColdFusion and ASP, and later with an Israel Defense Forces (IDF) intelligence unit, where he developed in C#, C++, and Perl. Friedman currently works as a dynamic languages/ASP.NET consultant and instructor at Sela where he instructs courses around the world. He works extensively with dynamic languages, especially IronRuby, and blogs regularly at http://www.ironshay.com/.