NDC returned to Sydney this year and SSW TV was there alongside .NET Rocks! to catch all of the action with our Ask Me Anything! sessions.

As usual there were a host of top industry pros talking about various subjects related to software development. This year, SSW TV worked alongside .NET Rocks! to run an entire track of live interviews with some of those speakers after their sessions and talked about a number of topics.

Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977, and more than 40 years later, Ulysses Maclaren caught up with him to discuss how to have a great career in software development, the power of being a consultant and sacred elephants.

About the speakers

About the speakers

Mr .NET Rocks!

Richard Campbell wrote his first line of code in 1977. His career has spanned the computing industry both on the hardware and software sides, development and operations. He was a co-founder of Strangeloop Networks, acquired by Radware in 2013 and was on the board of directors of Telerik which was acquired by Progress Software in 2014. Today he is a consultant and advisor to a number of successful technology firms and is the founder and chairman of Humanitarian Toolbox (www.htbox.org), a public charity that builds open source software for disaster relief. Richard is also the host of two podcasts: .NET Rocks! (www.dotnetrocks.com) which publishes three shows a week to .NET developers and RunAs Radio (www.runasradio.com) which is a weekly show for IT Professionals.

As the General Manager at SSW, he is tasked with ensuring the company runs smoothly and continues to grow and improve. It's a diverse role, including Strategy, Project Management, Account Management, Sales, Marketing, and even running the SSW TV team.

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