Mark has over 20 years of experience in the disciplines of software engineering, database administration, and project management. Software that Mark developed for the radio industry is still in use today. He was a lead developer on the team that created Tapscan, a well-known Arbritron ratings analysis package that has dominated that industry for many years.
Microsoft recently honored Mark by awarding him MVP status for his contributions to the Visual Studio .NET community. Mark also co-founded .NET Rocks!, an Internet radio program for .NET developers recognized in over 80 countries and now hosted by Microsoft on the MSDN site.
Mark is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Application Developer, Solution Developer for .NET, and Database Administrator.