Sumit Amar started programming in BASIC at the age of 14 in 1993, then moved on to C/UNIX.
Later in 1999, he started developing commercial applications in J2SE, J2EE and Perl. He started developing applications in .NET with ASP+ (later renamed to ASP.NET) in December 2000 with public Beta 1. He's continuing development in .NET (ASP.NET, C#) ever since.
He has an MBA degree in IT and Systems besides his 200+ certifications including MCSD.NET, SCJP, MCTS, MCITP (Administrator and Developer), SCWCD, OCP-DBA and numerous Brainbench certifications (Transcript ID 2232802, World rank 3).
He is a Research Software Development Engineer at Microsoft Corporation, Redmond WA, where he works majorly on AJAX, .NET, SOAP, Web Services and Secure applications.