Jeremy Likness

Information & Communications Technology

.net .net core Azure CosmosDB Entity Framework entity framework core EF Core SQL Spark.NET

Redmond, Washington, United States

Jeremy Likness

Empowering developers to be their best.

Jeremy Likness is a Senior PM for .NET Data at Microsoft. Jeremy wrote his first program in 1982, was recognized in the "who's who in Quake" list for programming the first implementation of "Midnight Capture the Flag" in Quake C and has been developing enterprise applications for 30 years with a primary focus on web-based delivery of line of business applications. Jeremy is the author of four technology books, a former 8-year Microsoft MVP for Developer Tools and Technologies, an international and keynote speaker and writes about software development on his blog ( Jeremy was diagnosed with Parkinson’s Disease in 2020 and advocates for awareness on his personal website ( He follows a plant-based diet and spends most of his free time hiking, playing virtual reality and taking deep space astrophotographs.

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