Phil Haack talks with Dave Rael about his focus on people, open source software, and delivering value to users
Phil Haack works at GitHub working to make it better for .NET and Windows developers everywhere. Prior to GitHub, Phil was a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft responsible for shipping ASP.NET MVC, NuGet, among other projects. He was involved in shipping these projects under open source licenses. Phil is a co-author of the popular Professional ASP.NET MVC series and regularly speaks at conferences around the world. He's also made several appearances on technology podcasts such as .NET Rocks, Hanselminutes, Herding Code, and The Official jQuery Podcast.
0:27 - Dave introduces the show and Phil Haack
1:54 - Serving users who are developers
3:28 - GitHub's focus on developers
5:11 - Open source at Microsoft and Phil's involvement
10:03 - Phil's definition of value
15:36 - The things that "light Phil up"
16:43 - GitHub's commitment and activity toward helping people get u