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Ben Riga
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Attended Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
Lives in Silicon Valley, CA
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Funny.  "I don't know. I think they like fight" classic.   Also loved the "Do not attempt" warning.
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I see some people have what looks like vanity urls for their google+ profile while others have the long 20+ digits as their url.  Is it possible to get a url with my own name in it or is that reserved.
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I joined Alan Mendelevich as co-host on the AppBizDev podcast this week. This podcast is about the business of apps so we'll be talking about marketing, funding and monetization as it relates to Windows 8 and Windows Phone apps. It's a bi-weekly show so subscribe now and listen to it on your commute. Let me know what you think.
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Technical Evangelist, Windows Phone
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  • Microsoft
    Technical Evangelist, Windows Phone, 2004 - present
  • Syndera
    Director of Product Management, 2003 - 2004
  • Borland
    Director of Marketing, 1993 - 2003
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Silicon Valley, CA
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Montreal, Quebec, Canada - Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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1065 La Avenida Mountain View, CA 95066
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Ben Riga is Senior Technical Evangelist for Windows Phone in Microsoft's Developer and Platform Evangelism (DPE) group.  His responsibilities include demonstrating the compelling business value of the Windows Phone platform and how it extends the Microsoft stack to the device to help customers and ISVs to more quickly deliver mobile applications.  Ben supports the Microsoft field by engaging in key projects, recruiting target customers/partners, engaging customers and partners with feedback and managing the all-up engagement pipeline.
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  • Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec
    Bachelor of Computer Science, General Business Option
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Episode 5: Elbert Perez and BUILD
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Ben and Alan meet for the first in-person episode and are joined by one of the most prolific Windows Phone game developers – Elbert Perez. L