First Name: Kevin
Last Name: Grossnicklaus
Blog Url: http://geekswithblogs.net/kgrossnicklaus
Web Site Url: www.architectnow.net
Twitter ID: http://twitter.com/kvgros
Join Date: 10/5/2009 10:00 AM
Last Login Date: 6/29/2010 7:55 AM
Kevin Grossnicklaus is the president of a St. Louis, MO based consulting firm called ArchitectNow (www.architectnow.net) where he trains and mentors development teams in software architecture and best practices using leading-edge technologies and methodologies. Kevin previously spent 10 years as the .NET Practice Lead and Chief Architect at SSE (www.SSEinc.com), another St. Louis-based technology firm, where he oversaw the design, implementation, and delivery of mission critical software applications to dozens of local and national firms. In 2000, while at SSE, Kevin became involved as an early adopter of the Microsoft .NET platform (then called the Next Generation of Web Services or NGWS) and became active in the local development community to help share his knowledge and experience with these tools and technologies with any developers willing to learn. Since then, Kevin has worked with developers throughout the world on many projects around the newest .NET technologies. In 2004, Kevin became an instructor at Washington University’s Center for the Application of Information Technology (CAIT) program where he continues to teach all of the .NET related topics in both C# and VB.NET. During his time at CAIT, Kevin has helped to expand the Microsoft related curriculum through the development courses on new technologies such as LINQ, Threading, Enterprise Architecture, WPF, and WCF to name a few. Today, through ArchitectNow, Kevin is working to share his passion for and knowledge of these technologies with teams around the world.