George Capnias is working as Software Architect and Development Manager. His developing career started as soon as he left high-school and got a job as a programmer for a small software house in Athens. He started developing with Microsoft’s products as soon as Visual Basic for Windows came out.
Since September ’93, he was member in one of the greater BBS in Athens, where he served as a moderator for Windows related forums till ’98. He started developing Web applications in ’96. September ’99 he started working as a trainer for Compact SA (Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions – CPLS). He is certified as Microsoft Certified Professional & Site Building (MCP+SB), Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD) for Visual Studio 6 and Visual Studio 2003, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA) for SQL Server 2000, Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) for Windows & Web Applications, Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) for Windows & Web Applications and he has the status of Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT).
He is the leader of dotNETZone.gr, an Athens, Greece, user group for Greek software developers using Microsoft’s .NET platform. He is delivering technical presentations and workshops for Microsoft Hellas to audiences like developers, ISVs.
He was awarded as MVP for ASP/ASP.NET technologies in ’06 and as MVP for VSTO technologies in ’07, ’08, ’09, ’10, ’11, ’12, ’13 and ’14.