Michael Walmsley is the founder of CodeAvengers a site with free interactive online courses that teach the basics of wep app development, in a way that makes learning fun and effective. He created the site front and back-ends, with help from his sister with the graphics.
For his PhD at the University of Waikato in New Zealand, he developed a web-based system (fern.nzdl.org) that helps people learn to read Spanish. He will submit his thesis early 2013, and is still deciding whether to pursue a career in Academia or start his own software development company.
Michael loves learning languages, playing any sport that involves a ball and or endurance, and is a keen musician.