An active contributor to IronRuby, Michael Letterle is an avid technologist and passionate about programming. He was recently awarded the Microsoft MVP Award for his work on IronRuby. When not hacking on Ruby, he is a developer at PreEmptive Solutions, and gets paid to work on the Dotfuscator and Runtime Intelligence Platforms. He has been an active member of the .NET community for the past 3 years, and most recently spoke at CodeMash. Michael also likes to try and play the guitar and his Xbox when he's not enjoying time with his wife and two year old daughter.