Simon Goodyear,
2012 MVP MVP > Simon Goodyear

Simon is the co-founder of Beaufort 12 an ISV partner that focuses solely on building AppExchange applications. 

Simon is a self taught developer, who since the age of 13 has relied on the good will of various technology communities to get him to where he is today. He strongly believes that communities only work if people put back what they take out which has led him over the recent years to maintain a blog, contribute to the Cookbook, manage many based open source projects and help to establish the South West UK developer user group - whilst all the time continuing to grow himself thanks to the input of others