Discover How Minecraft Supports K-12 Learning, And More On This Week's Friday Five
|Michelle Zimmerman, PhD, is a Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert and Surface Expert. She has 17 years of experience in the classroom (PreK-10), 10 years implementing research into practice, and co-designing Renton Prep, selected as a Microsoft Showcase School. She briefed Satya Nadella and team. She and her students have presented since 2007 including American Education Research Association to NYU, UCLA, SXSWEdu, and New York Academy of Sciences. Her research is published in Springer’s International Human Computer Interaction Series and VentureBeat. Follow her on Twitter @mrzphd.|
|Riaz Javed Butt is a technology evangelist with extensive experience in working with Identity Management, Exchange Server, Office 365, Azure, Enterprise Mobility Suite and a bit of System Center. Riaz is currently working as a Lead Consultant in Pakistan. His technical experience is followed by consulting positions, advising both internal and external (local & International) stakeholders/customers on strategic technology selection and adoption along with delivery of solutions across a range of business units. Riaz also speaks in community forums. Follow him on Twitter @Riazjavedbutt.|
Rion Williams is a Senior Software Engineer at Bay Dynamics. He lives in Lake Charles, Louisiana, USA and is passionate about making the developer community a better place. He's frequently found answering questions on the ASP.NET Forums and Stack Overflow, writing blog posts, or contributing to a wide range of projects on GitHub. Follow him on Twitter @rionmonster.
|Hamid Fard is an SQL Server Data Platform expert with more than 9 years of professional experience. He is currently Microsoft Certified Master: SQL Server 2008, a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master: Charter-Data Platform, a Microsoft Data Platform MVP and CIW Database Design Specialist. Being a consultant allows him to work directly with customers to help solve questions regarding database issues for SQL Server.|
Ken Cenerelli is a programmer writer, software developer, and Microsoft MVP specialising in the Microsoft .NET Framework. He is active on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) where he contributes to several blogs and on Microsoft TechNet as a technical wiki contributor. He is co-organizer of his local .NET User Group and has been a technical reviewer on multiple technology books. He is also an avid speaker at conferences and user groups around Ontario, Canada. Follow him on Twitter @KenCenerelli.