Stuart Celarier is a principal software architect and developer, primarily on Microsoft technologies. He has worked in a wide variety of industries and problem domains as a consultant and employee, as well as teaching and mentoring. He is an eight-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for work in services and integration, and was a Microsoft Regional Director for five years. Stuart is also a speaker at regional user groups, he co-directed the Portland Code Camp, and co-chaired the Birds-of-a-Feather track at eight Microsoft conferences. Outside of software, Stuart is a member of the Oregon Mandolin Orchestra and teaches juggling at Reed College.