Windows Phone 8

Riaz Ahmed

Riaz is the Developer Outreach Manager for Nokia UK & Ireland. His role sees him engaging with developers, startups, brands and mobile agencies to create awesome apps for the Windows Phone and Series 40 platforms that help differentiate Nokia’s mobile offering. Riaz previously worked for LBi, a large digital marketing and technology agency, as a Microsoft Solution Architect, .NET Development Lead and Microsoft Development Manager for 13 years.


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Andy Wigley

Andy works as a Technical Evangelist for Microsoft UK, working to support the developer community to create mobile apps on Microsoft platforms. He has been building mobile solutions since 2000, and has worked with every generation of Microsoft mobile technologies. He has written a number of books for developers published by Microsoft Press and is a regular speaker at major conferences such as Tech Ed.

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Graeme Wells

Graeme is currently Product Manager for Windows Store and Windows Phone apps at He has worked in the Microsoft technology stack for the past 13 years, and in mobile development for the past 4 years. He’ll talk to anyone who’ll listen about his family, drumming and Burnley Football Club.

Pete Vickers

Pete is a director at APPA Mundi and has been a Microsoft MVP for the past 11 years. He has been in software for more years than he cares to remember, and has specialised on Windows Mobile technology for the last 12 years.


@petevick |