Mark Michaelis

Principal, CEO, Chief Technical Architect

Mark Michaelis

A premier authority in Microsoft development technologies with recognized coding expertise and proven training methods, IntelliTect’s CEO delivers customized strategic technology consulting to CIOs, technology executives, and industry leaders. Recognized by Microsoft as a Regional Director since 2007 and distinguished Microsoft MVP for C# for over twenty-five years, this leader is also an adjunct professor at Eastern Washington University, founder of the Spokane .NET Users Group, organizer of the Spokane DevOps Meetup, and co-organizer of the annual TEDx Coeur d’Alene events.

Continually architecting new projects and ideas, this regular speaker at developer conferences around the world and author of numerous articles and books* enjoys giving back to his developer community. With a Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy from the University of Illinois and a Masters in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology, this entrepreneur continues to attract elite team members that deliver quality solutions on time, in scope, and within budget. 

When not bonding with his computer, this architect is searching for his next adventure with his wife Elisabeth and three children, Benjamin, Hanna, and Abigail.

*The seventh edition of Essential C# 8.0 is now available. Find out more about the Essential C# 8.0 book.

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