Ben Hoelting: Software Architect for Aspenware, C# MVP and Telerik Insider. He graduated from Colorado State University in 1997 with a BS in Computer Information Systems and a Minor in Computer Science. Ben joined the IT industry in 1996 as an intern and has worked with .NET since its inception back in 2002. Over the last few years he has done some work for the Department of Defense. He left the government world and now works for Aspenware in Denver. His most recent projects include a XAML line of business application that uses the ADO.NET (http://ado.net/) Entity Framework to access the backend data store. He also is working on an MS Office automation project as well as geospatial ASP.NET (http://asp.net/) MVC website. Ben is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Web and Windows .NET 4.0. His blog is at http://www.benhblog.com (http://www.benhblog.com/) and his twitter stream is at http://twitter.com/benhnet . Finally, Ben is very involved in the local .NET community and is the leader of the South Colorado .NET User Group.