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John Garland

Jeremy Likness is a multi-year Microsoft MVP for XAML technologies. A Principal Consultant for Wintellect with 20 years of experience developing enterprise applications, he has worked with software in multiple verticals ranging from insurance, health and wellness, supply chain management, and mobility. His primary focus for the past decade has been building highly scalable web-based solutions using the Microsoft technology stack with client stacks ranging from WPF, Silverlight, and Windows 8.1 to HTML5 and JavaScript. Jeremy has been building enterprise line of business applications with Silverlight since version 2.0, and he started writing Windows 8 apps when the Consumer Preview was released in 2011.

Prior to Wintellect, Jeremy was Director of Information Technology and served as development manager and architect for AirWatch, where he helped the company grow and solidify its position as one of the leading wireless technology solution providers in the United States prior to their acquisition by VMware. A fluent Spanish speaker, Jeremy served as Director of Information Technology for HolaDoctor (formerly Dr. Tango), where he architected a multilingual content management system for the company’s Hispanic-focused online diet program. Jeremy accepted his role there after serving as Development Manager for Manhattan Associates, an Atlanta-based software company that provides supply chain management solutions.

John Garland is a Principal Consultant for Wintellect with more than 15 years of experience developing software solutions. Prior to consulting, he spent much of his career working on high-performance video and statistical analysis tools for premier sports teams, with an emphasis on the NFL, the NBA, and Division 1 NCAA football and basketball. His consulting clients range from small businesses to Fortune-500 companies, and his work has been featured at Microsoft conference keynotes and sessions.

John is a Microsoft Client Development MVP, as well as a member of the Windows Azure Insiders and Windows Azure Mobile Services Advisory Board. He lives in New Hampshire with his wife and daughter, where he is an active speaker and participant in the New England software development community. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering and holds Microsoft Certifications spanning Windows, Silverlight, Windows Phone, and Windows Azure. John is the author of the ebook Windows Store Apps Succinctly (Syncfusion, 2013).