April 2014

Microsoft Build 2014 thoughts

By |April 7th, 2014|

Thanks to Microsoft’s Channel 9 for the live keynote and recording of sessions, it feels like I was there :-)

It was great to see Scott Guthrie talk on Azure advances in the last year and what’s coming. I am amazed how much Azure has come in the last two years. Just the portal advances from […]

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January 2014

Fortune favors the brave

By |January 21st, 2014|

As someone who is interested in American football, it is always puzzling to see coaches punt or kick a field goal when their team is 4 and short. Sometimes there are valid reasons to do this, but most times they are too conservative or want to take the easy way out. You can’t get fired […]

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Managing People

By |January 17th, 2014|

Some time back a new manager asked me what is the secret for managing people. As a technical guy, he felt that managing his team created nothing but headaches. His new team members were slow and he could do the work faster than explaining what needs to be done. He understood that he needed to […]

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October 2013

Healthcare.gov issues and fixes

By |October 23rd, 2013|

Every technical person and people who think they know technology have an opinion on how to fix ACA or Obama care’s Insurance exchanges. A better solution would be let multiple private companies, most likely current health insurance brokers, run the ACA Exchanges. Competition between these companies would ensure that the solution will be of a much […]

September 2013

Taking SVFounders to the next level

By |September 13th, 2013|

SVFounders is now 230+ members and I wanted to explore ideas to take it to the next level to help founders. It looks like many of our Founders are on the way to an MVP and need help with Pitches, Marketing, Angel Investors and Legal issues.

Silicon Valley’s answer to this is Accelerators pioneered by Y-Combinator. […]

May 2013

Cloud apps with REST APIs using Windows Azure, Asp.NET, ServiceStack and AngularJS

By |May 16th, 2013|

Had a great time presenting at Bay.NET http://www.meetup.com/BayNET/events/114504982/


Will post the code over the weekend, since it needs to be scrubbed of Azure account details.

Creating a new Meetup – Silicon Valley Founders

By |May 15th, 2013|

Silicon Valley Founders


Let’s get together to discuss startup issues from incubating ideas, founding companies and scaling them. This group focuses on issues that technology startup entrepreneurs run into when building the startup. We will meet at HackerDojo or Microsoft Bizspark labs in Mountain View, Silicon Valley. Events include brown bag lunch sessions, pitching events and […]

Creating iOS and Android Apps with Visual Studio and C#

By |May 15th, 2013|

Use Visual Studio and your C#/.NET skills to get your Windows apps into iOS and Android App stores. This was given at Bay.NET meetup http://www.meetup.com/BayNET/events/113093652/

Thanks to Faraz for recording the video.

December 2012

EastBay.NET – Introduction to MonoTouch

By |December 14th, 2012|

It’s easy to give a great presentation on a great piece of softwareThanks to the EastBay.NET group for inviting me, Xamarin for the giveaways and the attendees for some really good questions.Note to self – Do more presentations in 2013. 

October 2012

Introduction to MonoTouch and ServiceStack at Silicon valley code camp 2012

By |October 8th, 2012|

Here are the presentations for my sessions at SVCC on MonoTouch and ServiceStack. Some good questions from the attendees.

I had setup my Sony Nexus 5 to record these sessions but the camera overheated and stopped working. I will probably give these presentations at another group and will try to make sure to record this.

We […]