Walt Ritscher

Senior Consultant

Walt Ritscher's enthusiasm for crafting software interfaces blossomed early. Just a few days after discovering how to make pixels move around the screen of a borrowed computer, he was devouring books on the topic of computer graphics and UI design. Now he travels the world speaking at software conferences and teaching a diverse portfolio of programming topics for corporate clients. On the consulting side, he continues to work with customers like Microsoft, HP, Intel, and Intuit, and he enjoys being part of the Wintellect consultant group. He writes for several publications, including CODE Magazine and TechTarget. His current UI obsession revolves around the Silverlight, Surface, Windows Phone 7 and WPF APIs. His blog can be found at blog.wpfwonderland.com. Walt is also a Microsoft MVP, and the author of the free Shazzam Shader utility