For over 15 years Zain has been teaching and consulting on the latest Microsoft technologies. He's been a Consultant and Microsoft Certified Trainer since 1995 and holds all major Microsoft certifications. He is the creator of Virtual World Evangelism (VWE) which is an effort to build communities in virtual places like Facebook, Second Life, and OpenSim. He is not only a proponent of the community aspect of virtual worlds but also is a supporter of the myriad business applications that these new mediums offer. Zain's efforts have been featured by eWeek, Redmond Developer News, and many others. He has been interviewed by Forrester Research, ThinkBalm, UgoTrade, Gartner, and the Science Channel for his work with virtual world communities. He is a frequent speaker at events in Second Life, Facebook, and other virtual worlds. And lectures world-wide to evangelize the future of this exciting new medium.