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Holger Schwichtenberg

Dr. Holger Schwichtenberg holds a Master’s degree and a Ph.D. in business informatics, both from the University Duisburg-Essen in Germany. He has had more than ten years experience as a lead developer and trainer, and now works as an independent software architect and technology consultant for major companies in Europe.


Holger is one of Germany’s well-known experts for .NET and Windows Scripting technologies, recognized by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP), a .NET Code Wise Member, a board member of codezone.de, MSDN Online Expert, and a INETA speaker. Based on his expertise in software development and the Windows operating system, Holger is one of the experts in the European Union vs. Microsoft antitrust case.


He has published more than 20 books for Addison Wesley and Microsoft Press in Germany, in addition to more than 400 journal articles, notably for the IT journals iX, DOTNET Pro, and Windows IT Pro. His community websites www.dotnetframework.de and www.windows-scripting.com are members of the Codezone Premier Website program. Holger regularly speaks at professional conferences (e.g., Microsoft TechEd, Microsoft IT Forum, Advanced Developers Conference, OOP, Net.Object Days, Online, BASTA, DOTNET Conference). He can be reached at hs@powershell24.com.