John Bush is from Saint Louis, Missouri, and works as a Senior Solution Engineer for VMware. He began his career in software development at age twelve when he started writing BASIC on his parents’ Apple II. Since then, he has spent most of his career in consulting, focusing on Microsoft technologies and providing technical support for family members. He used to enjoy football but now enjoys rooting against the Rams. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and is trying to visit all of the national parks.