Press Release


Iain Hopwood, Media Manager
(832) 717 4445 ext 1

Ken Levy Joins EPS

Ken Levy Joins EPS Software Corp,, and CODE Magazine

Houston, Texas, - September 3rd 2008... Ken Levy is joining EPS Software Corp. in the role of an Evangelist for several EPS brands. Ken is the founder of MashupX LLC, and through his new partnership with EPS, Ken will focus on EPS’ effort as well as CODE Magazine (the leading independent magazine for .NET developers) and EPS’ custom software, mentoring, and consulting efforts around .NET and Microsoft server products. Ken is a renowned industry expert and was formerly at Microsoft driving community growth and evangelism for Visual FoxPro (VFP), Windows Live (developer platform), and Visual Studio Extensibility (VSX).

Ken’s role in focuses on educating companies with VFP applications as well as members of the VFP community who have an interest in utilizing other Microsoft products, such as Visual Studio, SQL Server, and/or the .NET Framework. Ken will represent at various events and interact with the VFPConversion community directly. Ken will also spearhead the development of the site and accelerate content development on that site. Due to his former role as Visual FoxPro Product Manager and Microsoft Community liaison, Ken has a very unique set of skills and knowledge which will now be available to the VFP community again.

For CODE Magazine, Ken’s role includes the development of content ideas and concepts in particular for CODE Focus Magazine as well as CODE Online properties. In the past, Ken has been involved in CODE Focus content development at Microsoft, as CODE works very closely with various groups and departments at Microsoft. In his new role, Ken will be instrumental in ensuring a steady stream of high-quality content for .NET developers. His role also involves him in the currently ongoing re-engineering and re-envisioning efforts of CODE online properties, which will make CODE an even richer online destination for .Net developers.

Ken is also in charge of setting up a Seattle office for EPS Software Corp., which in addition to the aforementioned efforts will be used as a basis for EPS’ custom software, consulting, and mentoring efforts revolving around .NET development, including core Visual Studio/.NET development as well as development with Microsoft Server Products, such as SQL Server and SharePoint.

For more information, contact EPS at

About EPS Software Corp.
EPS Software Corp. is a multi-national corporation founded by renowned industry expert Markus Egger. EPS is headquartered in Houston, TX (USA), with offices in North America and Europe. EPS specializes on consulting, mentoring, and custom software development based on the Microsoft developer platform, including Visual Studio (.NET), SQL Server, and other Microsoft server products, such as SharePoint. EPS is well known for its involvement in various community efforts. EPS is involved not just in sponsorship and trade shows, but also in the organization of various special interest groups. Many EPS employees are well known presenters at events of all sizes around the globe. EPS employees have received more Microsoft MVP awards than employees of any other company. EPS is also the owner of brands such as CoDe Magazine,, Milos Solution Platform, and Xiine (among others). –

About is a community portal and service offering for current or former Visual FoxPro (VFP) developers with an interest in adopting newer Microsoft technologies such as Visual Studio, .NET, and/or Microsoft SQL Server. The web site offers a wealth of free information such as articles and blogs. In addition, the team can assist developers in assessing their current VFP applications and in converting them to, or enhancing them with the aforementioned new technologies. –

About CoDe Magazine
CODE Magazine is the leading independent .NET developer print and online publication. CoDe Magazine provides in-depth articles for professional .NET developers. CODE Magazine has received numerous industry awards. In addition to the main publication (which is printed on a regular schedule), CODE also publishes CODE Focus Magazine, which is a series of special issues focusing on specific technologies in each issue. Furthermore, CODE includes various online properties that can be found on the CODE Magazine web site. –

About Ken Levy
Ken Levy is the president and founder of MashupX, LLC, specializing in consulting for community building around products and services, guerilla marketing techniques, multimedia creation, and software technology. Ken is a partner and contributor to CoDe Magazine and Prior to starting MashupX, Ken worked at Microsoft as the community program manager for VSX (Visual Studio Extensibility), a product planner on Microsoft’s Windows Live Platform for developers, and as the product manager in the Visual Studio data team responsible for Visual FoxPro product management. Since 1992, Ken has been a technical contributing writer and editor to many software magazines and a frequent speaker at industry conferences worldwide. You can find Ken’s blog at, or contact Ken at

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