Marcel de Vries
Marcel de Vries spends most of his time helping organizations build Enterprise (Cloud) Applications and implementing Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) practices and tooling. Marcel works for Xebia and his job title there is Chief Technology Officer (CTO). As CTO he spends most of his time looking at how new emerging technologies can help organizations build better quality software in a more productive way. Marcel has a passion for learning new technologies and teaching the things he learned on the way when applying technology to solve business problems. Marcel writes articles and whitepapers on .NET, Application Lifecycle Management, and Mobile solutions for websites and magazines like: MSDN, The Architecture journal and local magazines like SDN Magazine. Marcel is a frequent speaker at industry conferences like Microsoft TechDays, Visual Studio Live!, Microsoft TechEd, and local user group events. Marcel is also a Pluralsight author and created courses on Intellitrace and CodedUI. Marcel has been awarded the Microsoft ALM MVP award and he is also a Microsoft Regional Director.