Well I am very honored to report that the .NET Foundation Advisory Council was officially announced yesterday, and that I was chosen to serve as the initial Chairman! The full Advisory Council nominated by the .NET Foundation Board of Directors and representing a group of individuals with diverse backgrounds and skills from around the globe, are outlined below:
I would like to congratulate the other founding members of the .NET Foundation Advisory Council and I look forward to working with them to make the .NET Foundation a success.
Congratulations, and well deserved!
I am expecting a great benefit for the future of .Net from the cocentrated knowledge and experience of all members of this Institution!
Shaun Walker has 25+ years professional experience in architecting and implementing enterprise software solutions for private and public organizations. Shaun is the original creator of DotNetNuke, a Web Application Framework which is one of the pioneering open source software applications native to the Microsoft platform. He was one of the original founders of DNN Corp, a commercial software company providing products, services, and technical support for DotNetNuke, which raised 3 rounds of venture capital from top tier Silicon Valley investors. Based on his significant community contributions he has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) as well as an ASPInsider for over 10 consecutive years. He was recognized by Business In Vancouver as a leading entrepreneur in their Forty Under 40 business awards, was a founding member of the Board of Directors of the Outercurve Foundation, and is currently the Chairman of the Advisory Council for Microsoft's .NET Foundation. Shaun is currently a Technical Director and Enterprise Guildmaster at Cognizant Softvision ( Arrow Digital ).