Former Principal PM for Microsoft Visual Studio brings industry-leading development expertise to Telerik
WALTHAM, MA, December 13, 2011 – Telerik, an end-to-end provider of software application lifecycle and content management solutions, today announced that Chris Sells has joined the company as Vice President of the Developer Tools division.
A thought leader in the developer community, Sells has authored twelve books for software developers, dozens of magazine articles and hundreds of freely available internet blog posts. As a distinguished speaker, he has given hundreds of technical presentations and keynotes at industry conferences around the world, most recently at the Microsoft //build/ conference launching the developer tools for Windows 8. He has taught short courses on all levels of Microsoft technology, as well as run the popular sellsbrothers.com to provide tools and industry commentary to the Microsoft developer community. He's also run his own focused developer conferences ("DevCons"), gathering the industry's top thinkers and practitioners on cutting edge Microsoft and cross-platform technologies.
"Having Chris choose Telerik to continue his rich career after Microsoft is a great honor for us," said Svetozar Georgiev, CEO. "Chris' industry expertise and intrinsic knowledge of the software developer community will secure Telerik's position as a leading provider of end-to-end software application lifecycle and content management solutions. In his new role at Telerik, Chris will ensure that all developers with current investments in Microsoft technologies are safe for a long time to come, as well as provide developers with needed tools for mastering new frameworks into the future."
Telerik empowers its customers to create compelling app experiences across any screen. Our end-to-end platform uniquely combines industry-leading UI tools with cloud services to simplify the entire app development lifecycle. Telerik tools and services can be adopted individually or as a platform and seamlessly integrated with other popular developer solutions. More than 130,000 customers from 40,000 organizations in 94 countries depend on Telerik products, including more than 450 of the Fortune 500®, academic institutions, governments and non-profits. For additional information about Telerik, please visit telerik.com or follow @telerik on Twitter.
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