Speaker: Ben Watson

Principal Software Engineer @Microsoft focused on High-Performance .NET
Ben Watson has been a software engineer at Microsoft since 2008. As a core developer of the Bing platform, he has been integral in building one of the world’s leading .NET-based, high-performance server applications, handling high-volume, low-latency requests across tens of thousands of machines for millions of customers. He is passionate about performance and spends much of his time educating teams on best-practices in high-performance .NET. In his spare time, he enjoys geocaching, LEGO, reading, classical music, and spending time with his wife and daughter outdoors in the beautiful Pacific northwest. He is the author of the books Writing High-Performance .NET Code and C# 4.0 How-To.

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Workshop: .NET Performance Deep-Dive

Talk: Lessons in Extreme .NET Performance

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