Tim McCarthy lives in San Diego and works for Perficient where he architects and develops applications with the latest Microsoft platforms & technologies, which is usually SharePoint. Previously a Microsoft MVP in Solutions Architecture, his expertise covers a wide range of Microsoft technologies. Tim has worked as both a project technical lead/member as well as being in a technical consulting role for several Fortune 500 companies. He holds several Microsoft developer-focused certifications and is a published author. When not spending time with his family, Tim is usually torturing himself by preparing for and competing in triathlons and half-marathons.