Owain is an Umbraco MVP, an Umbraco certified master and works on Umbraco projects on a daily basis. When not coding, he enjoys running, spending time with his wife and building lego!
This weeks community corner profile was nominated by Barry O'Kane, thanks Barry!
If you'd like to nominate someone who is wanting an introduction to the Umbraco Community, please get in touch either via the contact form or drop Owain a message on twitter.
I will be posting a new blog in the coming weeks to explain the criteria for getting a place in the Community Corner. I've a couple of new ideas which have been sent to me via social media too so, watch this space.
In the meantime, grab a cuppa coffee and welcome our newest member to the Umbraco Community.
Name: Peter Ochieng
Occupation / Where do you work: Back end developer at Endzone software
Twitter handle if you have one? @pochieng
Short introduction about you.
e.g. Hobbies, where do you work, anything you'd like to share.
Watching football, I'm a Manchester United fan and I enjoy travelling.
How long have you been working with Umbraco CMS?
I've Been working with Umbraco since v4.6 (xslt) but took a break to work on other assigned C# work projects and then came back to Umbraco v7
How did you first hear about Umbraco?
Through my previous employer.
What are you currently doing with Umbraco?
Building and supporting websites mainly in the hospitality industry
When I say 'Umbraco Community' what first comes to mind?
The Umbraco forums - Our.Umbraco.com.
What would you like to see more of in the Umbraco Community?
More mentorships and collaborations with new users of Umbraco.
[Watch this space or should I say, twitter, for some exciting news that Barry and Ilham and I have been working on for a couple of months now - Owain.]
What's your favourite music to listen to?
What's your favourite food?
Any type of meat dish.
Have you ever been to Codegarden? Do you plan to go this year?
Not yet but I am planning on going this year.
What bit of work are you most proud of?
Building a webinar booking system on top of Umbraco.
Who inspires you, whether it's within the Umbraco world or not?
Rusty Swayne (@rustyswayne) for his work on Merchello.
Anything else you'd like to share with us?
Am really eager to catchup to the latest Umbraco features/practices through the Community corner.