Ben Hoelting is a senior technologist with Aspenware and a C# MVP. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1997 with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Computer Science. Ben joined the IT industry in 1996 as an intern and has worked with .NET since its inception in 2001. This has given him the experience of a senior level full stack .NET developer. He is an experienced speaker and presents at the Visual Studio Live conferences all around the country. He loves sharing his experiences developing software. Ben is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Web and Windows .NET 4.0. His blog is at http://www.benhblog.com and his twitter stream is at http://twitter.com/benhnet. Ben is also involved in the local .NET community and is the leader of the South Colorado .NET User Group.