John Kountz has 25 years' experience building commercial systems, including a decade at Microsoft. As a Senior Lead Software Engineer at Microsoft, John shipped WindowsXP and Windows 2003 Server before switching to Microsoft MSN to ship Web Messenger, Hotmail, and MSN Spaces. John has an affinity for programming languages and compilers, has coded in a few dozen languages and has written several compilers for C, C#, and Pascal languages. John is currently designing Mobile Applications running on iOS and Android.

When he is not coding, John and his Wife Irma enjoy Skiing & Sailing in the Puget Sound Area.