Anthony Overkamp

Anthony Overkamp is a St. Louis based multi-disciplinary designer, artist, and the Creative Director at Engage. Anthony has worked in the graphic and print industry since 1999, before moving to web design in 2002. Anthony has a passion for clean, adjustable design, focusing on web standards and user experience. When not at work, he enjoys spending time with friends and family, working on his log cabin, watching Star Wars, and painting.

Ash Prasad

Ashish (Ash) Prasad has been developing software for over 20 years. He currently works as Director of Engineering at DNN Corp. (formerly known as DotNetNuke), and oversees delivery of all the product-lines for DNN Corp. Ash has Microsoft MVP designation in Visual Studio and Development Technologies. Ash is interested in all stacks of software development. His latest passion is Machine Learning, especially Natural Language Processing. Ash can be found on twitter at @ashishprasad. While not working, Ash enjoys watching movies, playing ping pong, and reading about business, science, technology, history, etc.

Ben Schmidt

Ben's background is in design but over the years has transitioned into the front-end development world as well. He's been working with DNN since his introduction into coding and has spoken at numerous national DNN conferences across the U.S. about design and web development. Working for 10 Pound Gorilla, Ben employs his talents in user experience and writing clean efficient code.

Bogdan Litescu

Bogdan Litescu is your typical geek with the ultimate goal to build and own successful software products. Accidentally, he made it and DNN Sharp has been the top module provider for DNN for the last few years. For some reason he can't understand, people like him so they joined his crazy idea of a team, where everyone is encouraged to take ownership and deliver one's full potential. He keeps a journal that he hopes will be worth a lot of money once he's famous. His life philosophy include: try everything twice, connect the dots and icecream.

Brian Dukes

Brian Dukes has been working with Engage professionally since 2006, but has been writing code since around 1998. Brian is very passionate about writing code that is easily maintainable, and helping others to do the same. He has been a leader in the DNN Community, and can often be found speaking at conferences and helping others on Twitter, GitHub, and Stack Overflow. DNN recognized his community efforts by awarding him the DNN MVP starting in 2012. Outside of work, Brian enjoys spending time with his family, being involved within his church, as well as supporting social justice, fair trade, local, seasonable, real food, and international adoption.

Cassidi Brickner

Cassidi is a Colorado Native. She founded 10 Pound Gorilla in 2003 and has been working with DNN since version 1. Since 2011, Cassidi has spoken at several national and world conferences. Her company has been recognized as the Top Digital Marketing Agency and Top Web Development Company in Denver by, an independent research firm in Washington DC. Cassidi's internet passions include marketing, customer engagement, great design and conversions. During non-working hours she loves to play! In the snow and on the mountain. If you can catch her... look for her mountain biking, skiing and smacking whitey on the golf coarse. Her greatest honor is being a mother of a 4 year old boy.

Chad Nash

Chad Nash is Founder and Chief Developer of Data Springs, Inc. With expertise in module development and keen business instincts, Chad successfully established Data Springs as a leader in the DotNetNuke ecosystem. He is a well-respected solutions provider with a powerful and flexible arsenal of top DotNetNuke-based products including Dynamic Forms, Dynamic Registration, Dynamic Login and others. He drives Data Springs’ growth by engaging in community feedback, a strong sense of sustainability and good design to address specific industry needs and trends.

In addition to producing highly popular and well-supported commercial modules, Chad is also the author of The Lion In The Cubicle, a best-selling book helping people leave their corporate jobs to create their own business based on passion and skills.

While he’s preparing to launch iScubaToo, a diving app that puts in one place your dives, other divers, new dive spots and much more, he traveled the world for the last 28 months with no end in sight.

Chris Hammond

Chris Hammond is the V.P. Of Product Management for Clubready, LLC in Ellisville, Missouri. He has spent 14+ years working with open source projects in the ASP.NET ecosystem, primarily DotNetNuke. Chris is a published author and has been a frequent presenter at conferences, user groups and companies around the world. Chris provides many ASP.NET and DotNetNuke tutorials through his blog at and company website at He is also an active DNN Community member, providing support in the DNN Forums.

David Kidd

As the Director of Digital Marketing at SteadyRain David leads the strategic direction of the SteadyRain Digital Marketing department in delivering cross channel digital marketing strategies with a special focus on search engine marketing (SEO and PPC), content marketing and social media for SteadyRain's growing list of clients. Over the years David has developed a proven track record of success in designing and implementing online marketing strategies across multiple verticals with the focus of improving ROI, decreasing marketing costs, and driving innovation. David received his bachelor’s degree in advertising from Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and has been working with SteadyRain’s DNN clients for nearly six years.

David Poindexter

David Poindexter, a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte with a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He also has a Masters Certification in Project Management from George Washington University. For his first nine years in the corporate sector, David's eclectic career included telecommunications, project/proposal management, business analysis and software development/architecture.

Since 2007, David's primary focus has been pursuing his entrepreneurial aspirations in his role as President & CEO of nvisionative, Inc. nvisionative is a Creative Marketing and Web Development agency located in Mooresville, North Carolina. David has been an active member of the DNN community since its inception. His early development of popular iBuySpy modules made a perfect segue into the iBuySpy Workshop and subsequent DotNetNuke world.

David's most recent efforts are focused on his commercial LMS module, DNN + Hotcakes Commerce development, serving a leading role in the DNN Summit, Southern Fried DNN Users Group and the DNN Training Working Group.David is proud father of his one daughter. And to many people's surprise in the DNN community, he is an avid and accomplished musician, singer, songwriter and producer. So don't hesitate to engage in a music related conversation. Music is his true passion!

Dennis Shiao

Dennis is director of content marketing at DNN and is a contributing author to the book “42 Rules of Product Marketing” and is editor of the DNN blog.

Don Bishop

Don Bishop is a co-founder and President of Affinigent, Inc, a web development company in York PA. Affinigent created the Spiffy brand in 2010 to provide DNN support services to clients all across the U.S. Don is currently the Leader of the Spiffy Web Team.

Don has a rich history of helping businesses use technology to improve their business communications. Since beginning in 1973 with Intuition, Inc (multimedia slides, film & video), Don has also owned and manaaged Lilco Productions (video), Don Bishop Communications (Print & AV media), ImageWorks Computer Graphics Corporation (computer generated slides), Beacon Resources, Inc. (3D animation, print & video), and, of course, Affinigent.

He is the author of Leads, Prospects, Customers and Fans: 16 Tips for Creating a Steady Flow of New (and Repeat) Customers.

Drew Skwiers Koballa

Drew Skwiers-Koballa is Director of IT for Inside Edge Commercial Interior Services. He leads a small team of developer/system administrators as they provide general IT services and continual development to a proprietary project management system. Being able to keep technology systems in alignment with the business' needs is a high priority for Drew and the nearly endless options with DotNetNuke makes every day exciting. Drew earned a MS from the University of MN and is a MCP for SQL Server.

Erik Hinds

Erik Hinds is long standing community member.

Franck Ardourel

Franck Ardourel is Director of Demand Generation at DNN. Franck believes that predictive analytics will fuel the next wave of B2B Marketing. Prior to DNN, Franck held marketing leadership roles at 24 Hour Fitness, Zinio and United Airlines.

Jason Lichon

Jason Lichon is the Chief Solutions Officer for BlueBolt. He engages new clients to understand their needs and goals, helping to identify a technical solution and putting together a plan to get it done. Jason has a BFA from University of Michigan.

Jeff McWherter

Jeff McWherter is an entrepreneur, manager, and software developer who calls Lansing Michigan home. A graduate of Michigan State University, Jeff has spent over 15 years working to better the software development community not only in Michigan but also around the country. In 2010 Jeff was awarded with the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the third year in a row.

Jeff is a three time published author, with Testing ASP.NET Web Applications (Wrox Press), Professional Test Driven Development with C# (Wrox Press), and Professional Mobile Application Development (Wrox Press). Jeff is very active in developing programming communities across the country, speaking at conferences and organizing events such as the Lansing Give Camp, pairing developers with non-profit organizations for volunteer projects.As an entrepreneur Jeff has helped to grow Gravity Works Design and Development, into a stage two business with a reputation for detail-focused design and sound development practices.

In 2013 Gravity Works was named to the 50 Companies to Watch in Michigan,. Jeff has been named as one of the 10 individuals to watch over the next 10 years by the Lansing Chamber of Commerce, and also received the Corp Magazine Entrepreneur of distinction award. Hard work, passion and selflessness are the characteristics that Jeff attributes to his success.

Joe Brinkman

Joe Brinkman started his programming career almost 30 years ago while still in high-school and has never looked back. Prior to co-founding DNN Corp, he served as CTO for DataSource Inc. where he led the effort for building an automation framework for working with Java J2EE. As one of the original DotNetNuke core team members, and as the VP of Technology & Community Relations for DNN Corp, Joe has spent the last decade helping to build and promote the #1 CMS for the Windows platform. Joe has co-authored multiple best-selling books for DotNetNuke and jQuery and is a frequent speaker at conferences and user groups. When not working at the computer you can often find Joe in his woodshop working on his latest woodturning project.

Johnathan Sheely

Jonathan is an out of the box thinker who has over 10 years experience building and supporting web application software and infrastructure. Jon specializes in ASP.NET C#, Node.js and client Side Javascript but is willing to learn anything that gets the job done.

Kevin Dohrmann

Kevin Dohrmann, CTO & vice president, was responsible for setting CoSentry’stechnology strategy, as well asoverseeing the entire engineering,project management office and managedservices delivery team. Applying hiscreative approach to technology andproblem solving, Dohrmann workeddirectly with clients to craft innovative solutions that satisfy theirbusiness demands. He brings an excellent mix of business acumenand technology solutions knowledge to every engagement. CoSentrywas sold to Tierpoint in March of 2016 and was integrated into anational data center and managed services provider.Prior to joining CoSentry, Dohrmann was the networking divisiongeneral manager and the vice president of services integration for aleading Fortune 500 technology services company. In this capacity,he built a networking business from the ground up – handlingeverything from business plan development and strategyimplementation to operations and management of a $70 Million Dollar Pro-Forma P&L. Before developing the company’s networkbusiness, Dohrmann served as the chief technology officer (CTO)setting the customer facing technology strategy and translatingcustomer requirements into useful strategy. While employed as CTOfor National TechTeam, Dohrmann directed multi-national/multilingualtechnical support call centers and managed IT and the systemsintegration division.

Dohrmann’s 20 plus years of experience spans nearly every aspect ofthe technology industry – including technical support, internationalcall center operations management, Internet telephony, and the WorldWide Web. Since he initially entered the technology industry as asystems engineer, Dohrmann possesses a thorough understanding ofthe implementation of technical solutions, as well as data centers. Inaddition to holding leadership roles at Fortune 500 technologycompanies, he has also been involved in the creation andmanagement of several start-up organizations. In fact, he founded anInternet telephony company in the late 90’s and patented a newmethod for initiating telephone calls from the Web. Dohrmann’sexpertise extends far beyond the technical realm to operationalfunctions such as mergers, acquisitions and resource integration.Dohrmann holds a Bachelor’s degree from Iowa State University andhas attended many executive management conferences. He haspublished many articles on technology and networking topics. As arecognized leader in the industry, Dohrmann provides insight abouttechnology trends and their impact on the business world throughinternational speaking engagements.

Lee Wise

Lee Wise is a talented designer and web developer, involved with DNN for the last 6 years. He has been trained and guided by 10 Pound Gorilla who has been with DNN since version 1. He has taken every opportunity to learn features and functionality of the platform and often pushes projects further than attempted by the community and thought possible. His expertise is design and front end development as well as creative solutions to meet various needs and restrictions. Even off the clock, he is on the computer learning the newest thing for the web.

Mark Harle

Having worked in the financial services industry since the late 70's I've seen a ton of technology come and go. But as it relates to intranets and knowledge management platforms one thing remains constant: an effective solution requires great technology, strategy and execution.

Currently I am Senior Vice President at Marsh, LLC in the Global Digital Marketing Team. I specialize in UI/UX and front end development for internal and public-facing web sites.

Mark Saunders

Mark has been working in IT since 1989 and has a very diverse background. He has spent his career thinking outside the box to find effective solutions to client needs in verticals of shop floor control, Scanning solution's, ERP/MRP, Web Integration and eCommerce. He loves what he does and is enthusiastic about sharing his knowledge.

Matt Kremer

Matt Kremer is the project lead for Ionic Creator, the drag-and-drop tool with full code support that lets you go from idea to App Store faster than ever with Ionic Framework. He’s obsessed with user experience, launching new features super fast, and has caught all 142 Pokemon in Pokemon GO. While sleeping, he just repeats “Anything Is Possible” over and over until he wakes up.

Ryan Moore

Ryan and his wife, Jennifer, created The Moore Creative Company in 1997. They established in Raleigh, NC and began with a handful of clients and worked with a range of industries from national corporations such as Lowe's, Rubbermaid, Bombardier to local companies such as local NASCAR heavyweight Hendrick Motorsports. Over the years, they have grown, moved, grown and moved again, enjoying every aspect that their website development business brings them. He graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Communication Arts: Graphic Design from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC. Several of their employees are graduates from the same program.

He grew up in Forest City NC and now lives in the Lake Norman area (Hunstersville NC) with wife Jennifer, sons Benjamin (born on groundhog's day), Alexander (born on Christmas day).

Be sure to ask him about snorkeling with sharks, a George Lucas figure, or that tarantula in Belize.

Mitchel Sellers

Mitchel Sellers, Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, and DNN MVP has been active in the DNN community for a number of years. His experience with DNN has been with sites of all shapes and sizes and he places an emphasis on delivering customer solutions that are high quality, well performant and easy to use. In his presentations Mitchel focuses on topics that are directly implementable, so that attendees can use the information right away. When he isn't working in technology you can typically find him flying around.

Monica Salter

Monica Salter is a front-end dev at Gravity Works Design & Development.

I was introduced to DNN in 2013, and since then I've used it to build dozens of sites for universities, franchises, local businesses, and other organizations. Nothing makes me happier than working with structured content, so 2sxc is one of my favorite modules on the DNN platform, and I'm excited about the future of DNN's Dynamic Content.

In my free time I like to read sci-fi books, brew tea, play video games, experiment with flexbox and the latest in css, and organize the Lansing Web Meetup.

Peter Donker

Peter Donker is founder and owner of Bring2mind, makers of Document Exchange: a document management module for the DNN Platform since 2004. He has been a DNN core team member (now DNN MVP) since 2007 and spends a significant amount of his time writing open source extensions or improving the platform itself. In 2008 he founded the DNN community internationalization team that acts as a group of consultants to the DNN development team concerning the use of DNN outside the English-speaking world. Peter is also a member of the DNN Steering committee that provides oversight for the DNN platform roadmap and community relations. In addition to his work on these teams, he is also a co-founder and the current president of DNN Connect, an association of DNN community members that aims to defend the interests of the DNN community and acts as a platform for community activities such as organizing DNN events and coordinating the development of specific DNN extensions.

Ralph Williams

Ralph Williams, Jr. is a UX Designer and Front End Developer consultant with Ralph Williams Consulting. He has been skinning and designing for DNN for nearly 10 years. Ralph has presented at many DNN conferences, including the very first Day of DNN in 2009, DNN World and DNNCon. He authored the Skinning chapter in the Wrox Professional DNN 7 book and has trained many people on theming in DNN. He has been working with JavaScript frameworks for the past couple of years and is now creating SPA modules, including the Community Choice Award winning module in the DNN 8 Module Challenge.

Shawn Wildermuth

Shawn Wildermuth has been tinkering with computers and software since he got a Vic-20 back in the early 80s. As a Microsoft MVP since 2003, he's' also involved with Microsoft as an ASP.NET Insider and ClientDev Insider. You may have taken one of his more than twenty courses on Pluralsight ( including his latest: "Building a Web App with ASP.NET Core, MVC, EF and Angular". He's authored eight books and innumerable articles on software development. You can also see him at one of the local and international conferences he's spoken at including TechEd, Oredev, SDC, NDC, VSLive, DevIntersection, MIX, Devteach, DevConnections and Dev Reach. He is one of the Wilder Minds. You can reach him at his blog at

Sheila Shahpari

Sheila Shahpari is a Regional Director for BlueBolt, and has been developing .NET solutions since 1.0. She is also a Microsoft MVP, her specializations including Dynamics CRM, full stack development, Azure, and is super stoked about .NET core. Her recent experience includes managing strategic initiatives to support various capabilities within the Professional Services industry, and she has specializations in Solution Architecture, Delivery Management, Capability Development, and (of course) Microsoft Technologies.

In her spare time, she runs the Women in Technology International St. Louis chapter, serves the CRMUG as a Chaper Leader, and is a board member of TEDxGatewayArch. In addition, she is an active runner and musician (though not at the same time), and is currently attempting the title of whiskey connoisseur.

Stuart Hilbert

Located on a small 7 acre organic farm just outside of Noblesville, Indiana, just north of Indianapolis. Hilbert Solutions, LLC is owned by Stuart Hilbert. When not working with DNN you can find him and his family outside taking care of the free range chickens, the numerous large gardens or working on his 1971 Massey Ferguson 135 tractor. Stuart first started working with Dotnetnuke in 2003 and it was love at first use. He dreamed of a job where he did nothing but work with DNN everyday. In 2007 Stuart started Hilbert Solutions, LLC and the rest is history. A staple in the DNN Community, you can find Stuart, answering forum posts, enhancing core modules, presenting at DNN conferences and suggesting new ideas.

Will Morgenweck

Will Morgenweck is the VP of Product Management for DNN Corp. He has designed and developed commercial web applications for more than 20 years. He was the founder and CEO of Active Modules, Inc., a leading social collaboration solutions provider for the DotNetNuke framework, which was acquired by DNN in 2011. An expert and visionary in social media and collaboration, Will has a passion for building collaborative solutions using the latest technology. With the rise of Social Networking, Will has been focused on helping organizations improve and manage online communities.