Christian Weyer is co-founder of thinktecture, a company providing in-depth technical consulting and training services for software architects and developers. Christian has been focusing on the ideas and concepts of service-orientation and their practical translation in customer projects in the past few years, with Windows Communication Foundation (WCF), Windows Workflow Foundation (WF) and Cloud Computing being the main areas and technologies applied recently. Recently, he tries to focus on the end-to-end aspects of application architecture, design and implementation. This obviously includes client technologies like the iPhone platform. Christian was selected as one of the Microsoft MVPs for Connected Systems and is an independent Microsoft Regional Director for Germany. Get in touch with him at email@example.com.
Dominick works as an associate consultant for the Germany-based company thinktecture (http://www.thinktecture.com). His main area of focus is security in general and identity & access control in particular. He helps customers around the world implementing claims-based identity, single sign-on, authorization and federation in their web applications, services and APIs. Dominick is an international conference speaker and the author of “Developing more-secure ASP.NET Application” and co-author of the Microsoft Patterns & Practices “Guide to Claims-based Identity and Access Control”.
Besides his normal work, Dominick currently creates the new .NET 4.5 identity & access control curriculum for PluralSight to help the developers and IT pros to get started with claims-based identity and the whole ecosystem around it.
You can find Dominick’s blog at http://www.leastprivilege.com and his various open source projects (which includes the very popular security token service called thinktecture IdentityServer) at https://github.com /thinktecture.