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Paul Glavich

Bald dude, Principal consultant at Telstra Purple, cranky old man

Paul was an ASP.NET MVP for 13 years and currently works as a Principal consultant for Telstra Purple. Previously he was Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Saasu (, solution architect at Datacom, then senior consultant for readify, and prior to that a technical architect for EDS Australia. He has over 20 years of industry experience ranging PICK, C, C++, Delphi and Visual Basic 3/4/5/6 to his current speciality in .Net with C#, ASP.NET, Azure, Cloud and DevOps.
Paul has been developing in .Net technologies since .Net was first in Beta and was technical architect for one of the worlds first internet banking solutions using .Net technology.
Paul can be seen on various .Net related newsgroups, has presented at the Sydney .Net user group ( and TechEd, and is also a member of ASPInsiders ( He has also written some technical articles which can be seen on community sites such as ( Paul has authored a total of 3 books, Beginning AJAX in ASP.NET, Beginning Microsoft ASP.NET AJAX, and the latest book on .Net Performance Testing and Optimisation. He is currently focusing on 3 main pillars which are: Solution architecture (mostly cloud but on prem/hybrid too), DevSecOps and Augmented/virtual reality.
On a more personal note, Paul is married with 3 children, 5 grandkids, holds a 5th degree black belt in Budo-Jitsu and a grade 4 in Wing Chun Kung fu.

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