Mark Sheldon has been a Software Developer in Northern California since 1987 and a Developer of Internet Applications since 1996. He began working with the Microsoft .Net Framework in mid 2001 and adopted it as his primary development platform on RTM release of the product version 1.0.
He has been either the sole or lead developer on projects for clients ranging from Government and Corporate Clients to small businesses. His most recent projects are Cloud-based systems built for organizations serving users internationally, such as the Commission on Accreditation of Prehospital Continuing Education (CAPCE). He also built and continues to manage systems that serve governmental agencies such as the California Department of Social Services. He was previously the Chief Programmer for National Ed Online, whose clients have included Applied Weather Technology, Common Sense Media, CPS HR Consulting, SIBA, The Texas Education Agency, The Virginia Department of Education, and West Ed.
His areas of expertise include the Microsoft.Net platform using C#, ASP.Net MVC, ASP.Net Web Forms, SQL Server Database Programming (versions 7 - 2014), Web Services, IIS, Technical Specifications Development, Research and Development, Policy Planning/Implementation, Contingency Planning, and Project Leadership.
In his free time he enjoys riding and taking care of his horses, Homer and Brûlée.