René is a Senior Developer based in Dresden, Germany. He leads development teams across the globe to ensure client needs are aligned visually and technically. He has been a Microsoft MVP since 2010 and also holds the distinction of being a Nokia Developer Champion. In his blog, he discusses a variety of topics including Windows development. Additionally, Rene is an active speaker at events such as //build. He also creates and maintains several popular open source libraries such as WriteableBitmapEx or the Augmented Reality library SLARToolKit.