Jon works at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist focused on ASP.NET and Windows Azure. He’s co-author of [Wrox Professional ASP.NET MVC](http://www.wrox.com/WileyCDA/WroxTitle/Professional-ASP-NET-MVC-5.productCd-1118794753.html), writes samples and tutorials like the MVC Music Store and is a frequent speaker at conferences and international Web Camps events. Jon’s been doing professional web development for 17 years, including high scale applications in financial, entertainment and healthcare analytics. He’s part of the [Herding Code podcast](http://herdingcode.com/), Twitters as [@jongalloway](https://twitter.com/jongalloway) and blogs at [http://weblogs.asp.net/jongalloway](http://weblogs.asp.net/jongalloway). He likes to travel, but spends most of his time in San Diego with his amazingly patient wife Rachel, three wonderful daughters, a dozen avocado trees and the occasional rattlesnake.