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Scott Guthrie


Scott Guthrie is a General Manager in Microsoft's Developer Division, and is responsible for the development of Microsoft's .NET Framework developer platform, as well as Microsoft's Visual Studio Web And Client development tools. Scott graduated from Duke University in 1997 with a degree in computer science, and joined Microsoft directly out of college. After shipping several products at Microsoft, he became one of the original members of Microsoft's new .NET programming project, and wrote the original prototype of ASP.NET. He later went on to lead the development teams focused on the server products within .NET. Today he runs a team of more than 600 software engineers responsible for the development of the .NET Framework, Microsoft's web server products, and the Visual Studio web and client development tools. Scott is a frequent speaker at development conferences and events, in addition to still writing code.