John Papa

John Papa is a well-known Silverlight expert and is a former Sr Technical Evangelist for Microsoft on the Silverlight and Windows 8 client teams. John is a Microsoft Regional Director and author of 100+ articles and 10 books, specializes in professional application development with technologies including Windows, HTML5, JavaScript, CSS, Silverlight, WPF, C#, .NET and SQL Server. He can often be found speaking around the world at keynotes and sessions for conferences such as Build, Mix, PDC, TechEd, VSLive and DevConnections.

John was the host of the popular show Silveright TV on Channel 9 and hosted many events including the MIXer and Open Source Fest at major conferences. He currently enjoys authoring courses for Pluralsight or on twitter at @john_papa.