Awarded with British Computer Society (BCS) Fellowship, ASHISH GHODA is a customer-focused and business values-driven senior IT executive with over 15 years of IT leadership, technical and financial management, and enterprise architect experience.
He is the founder and president of Technology Opinion LLC, a unique collaborative venture striving for strategic excellence by providing partnerships with different organizations and the IT community. He is also the director at a Big Four accounting firm.
Ashish actively contributes to the IT community. He provides strategic advice to achieve IT goals and to define the product and technology road maps of organizations, he provides training in and speaks on IT leadership areas and Microsoft technologies, and he architects and develops customer-centric software services.
Ashish is author of XAML Developer Reference, Introducing Silverlight 4, Accelerated Silverlight 3, and Pro Silverlight for the Enterprise from Apress and several articles on Microsoft technologies and IT management areas for MSDNMagazine, TechnologyOpinion.com, and advice.cio.com.
He is also the technical reviewer of Windows Communication Foundation 4 Step by Step, Parallel Programming wiht Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, Silverlight Recipes (2nd Edition) and Silverlight 3 Recipes books from Apress. He reviewed research papers submitted for the Innovative and Collaborative Business and E-Business Tracks of the European Conference on Information System (ECIS).
He has a master's degree in information systems from the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) and has the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD) certifications in .NET.