Philip Japikse

Principal Consultant, SDS, Author, Apress and Pluralsight, and Podcaster, Hallway Conversations in Ohio

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A Principal Consultant/Architect with Strategic Data Systems (, international speaker, Microsoft MVP, ASPInsider, MCSD, CSM, and CSP, and a passionate member of the developer community, Phil Japikse has been working with .NET since the first betas, developing software for over 30 years, and heavily involved in the agile community since 2005. Phil is the Lead Director for the Cincinnati .NET User’s Group ( and the Cincinnati Software Architect Group, co-hosts the Hallway Conversations podcast (, founded the Cincinnati Day of Agile (, and volunteers for the National Ski Patrol. Phil enjoys to continuously learn new tech and is always striving to improving his craft. You can follow Phil on twitter via and read his blog at




  • Work
    • Speaker, Writer, Consultant
  • Education
    • Washington University in St. Louis