Shaun Walker (MVP, ASPInsider) is Co-Founder and CEO of DotNetNuke Corporation. Shaun has 15 years professional experience in architecting and implementing large scale software solutions for private and public organizations. Shaun is the original creator and maintainer of DotNetNuke, a Web Application Framework for ASP.NET that has spawned the largest and most successful Open Source community project on the Microsoft platform. Based on his significant community contributions, he was recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in 2004 and an ASPInsider in 2005. He is a frequent speaker at user groups in his local area and is a contributing author to the WROX Press book Professional DotNetNuke 4: Open Source Web Application Framework for ASP.NET 2.0.
Wrox Author: Shaun Walker
Q&A with Shaun Walker
What is your job title? Where do you work?
CEO, Perpetual Motion Interactive Systems, Inc. — DotNetNuke.
In what industry do you work?
Information Systems and Software Development.
Dream job if you didn't work with computers?
Professional hockey player.
Where do you currently live?
Abbotsford, British Columbia, Canada.
First job after you finished school?
Residential construction — framing, siding, finishing.
Best tech innovation?
The Internet and its infinite power to bring people together.
Ages 1-12, artist, but when I got my hands on my first Commodore VIC-20, I knew my future was in computing.