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Short Speaker Bio

Richard Banks has developed software for more than 25 years across a wide range of industries and development platforms. He has filled many roles including developer, network operations, team lead, project manager, software architect, CIO, CTO, and now, consultant and coach. He is a Professional Scrum Trainer, author of the Visual Studio 2012 & 2013 Cookbooks, runs the Sydney Alt.Net user group and is a Microsoft Visual Studio ALM MVP. He loves helping development teams improve their skills and the way they work, and seeing people deliver great software. You can find him at @rbanks54 on twitter and at He currently works as a Principal Consultant for Readify.



  • Sydney Alt.Net Group (2008+)
  • (Discontinued) The Talking Shop Down Under Podcast (72 episodes, 2010-2011)

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