Josh Holmes

Josh Holmes is a passionate soul who gets his kicks solving problems with deep fried awesomeness. He is currently employed by Microsoft as the Director or Architecture in the Partner Catalyst Team. Before joining Microsoft in October 2006, Josh was a consultant with SRT Solutions working with a variety of clients ranging from large Fortune 500 firms to smaller sized companies. In most situations, Josh was called in as the technical leader on a project to lead the client’s team to success. Josh is a frequent speaker and lead panelist at national and international software development conferences, including VSLiveSoftware Development Expo (East and West), Basta and the Rich Web Experience, focusing on such as ASP.NET, PHP, IronRuby, JavaScript and more.

Josh has written and delivered many training classes for both public audiences as well as courses tightly tailored for the clients needs. The topics of these classes ranged from XML to ASP.NET to the Compact Framework. Josh speaks with his experience and conviction based on many production successes that his clients have experienced. Community focused, Josh has founded and run many technology organizations from the Great Lakes Area .NET Users Group to the Ann Arbor Computer Society and was on the forming committee for CodeMash.

You can contact Josh through his blog at

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