Niels Hartvig, Founder of the Umbraco CMS project
Niels Hartvig is the founder of the Umbraco CMS project, one of the most popular open source Microsoft.NET applications. In 2007 he turned his passion into his work by founding the startup "Umbraco" where his working full-time with architecting and evangelising the platform.
His been programming since the age of ten where his parents gave him a Commodore 64, but just three (lousy) games. The past ten years his been working with CMS and in 2001 he started the Umbraco CMS project that went open source in late 2004.
When not working on the next version of Umbraco or spending time with his wife and three boys, you'll probably find him making new strange sounds with his synthesizers.