Kenneth Yamikani Fukizi is a software engineer, solutions architect, and consultant with more than 14 years of experience. He is passionate about programming and web platforms. His experience includes working as a software engineering contractor/consultant on various projects for clients based in South Africa, Australia, the U.S.A, and Canada. Kenneth is based in Cape Town and is the founder of the AfrikanCoder™ project, on which he works on a part-time basis. Kenneth is a Microsoft Certified Trainer®, Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer®, and has other technical qualifications. He holds a bachelor's degree in computer science and a master's degree in finance and is currently pursuing a PhD in computer science.
Jason De Oliveira works as a CTO for MEGA International, a software company in Paris. He is an experienced manager and senior solutions architect, with high-level skills in software architecture and enterprise architecture. He loves sharing his knowledge and experience via blogs, conferences, books, articles, courses, and the coaching of co-workers in his company. He has also worked on many great technical books in English and French. He frequently collaborates with Microsoft and can often be found at the Microsoft Technology Center (MTC) in Paris. Microsoft has awarded him for over 6 years with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional in C#/.NET award for his numerous contributions to the Microsoft community.
Michel Bruchet works as an application architect for MEGA International, a software company in Paris. He has over 20 years of experience as a senior architect, working on complex projects in IT and development departments. Michel has published several publications on the internet (to be found on SlideShare, LinkedIn, and more). He has worked for big companies in France, including Sanofi, Pierre et Vacances – Center Parcs, Banque de France, BPCE, and BNP. He is also the main driving force and mastermind behind Ingenius Solution, which provides efficient e-business solutions to customers around the world.