Dan Hermes is a sought-after speaker and advisor to dozens of software-building organizations, including Fidelity Investments, EDS, Blue Cross Blue Shield, TJX, and Computerworld Magazine. Specializing in mobile development and strategy, Mr. Hermes has over twenty-five years experience as a software consultant, .NET architect, and developer. He has taught software architecture and development at Northeastern University and Microsoft User Groups, and Microsoft Certification classes at corporate training facilities. A thought leader and innovator in several fields, Mr. Hermes is also active in the arts. His music compositions have aired on NPR. He has taught his music curriculum at Boston Conservatory. His audiovisual artwork has exhibited internationally. Cited on Forbes and Reuters, Mr. Hermes has written articles published by Media-N and MIT Press. Mr. Hermes is certified by the National Speakers Association New England (NSANE). He has served on the board of the Institute of Management Consultants New England Chapter and is currently director of Art Technology New England (ATNE). He is founder and principal of his consulting firm, Lexicon Systems, providing Microsoft .NET and Xamarin mobile development strategy nationwide. His current book, Agile Development in .NET, hit the shelves in March of 2014 and his next book is on mobile development.