Brian Lagunas is a Microsoft MVP, a Microsoft Patterns & Practices Champion, Director of Technology for INETA, co-leader of the Boise .Net Developers User Group (NETDUG), board member of Boise Code Camp, speaker, trainer, author, and original creator of the Extended WPF Toolkit. He is a multi-recipient of the Microsoft Community Contributor Award and can be found speaking at a variety of user groups and code camps around the world. His talks always involve some form of XAML, such as WPF, Silverlight, and Windows 8, as well as how to build modular applications with Prism. Brian currently works at Infragistics as a Product Manager for Infragistics’ award winning WPF and Silverlight, and Windows UI components. This is where he helps build tools that empower developers to quickly and easily build and style dynamic applications with immersive UX and vibrant data visualization in line of business applications, across all XAML platforms. Prior to working at Infragistics he worked in the construction and engineering industry as a senior software engineer and software solution architect where he specialized in enterprise application development. Before geeking out, Brian served his country in the United States Army as an infantryman and later served his local community as a deputy sheriff. In his spare time he authors courses for Pluralsight, blogs about XAML technologies. The easiest way to find Brian is on twitter at @BrianLagunas.