Mark Shust is the founder of and teacher at M.academy, a technical education platform to teach programming concepts that focuses solely on the Magento 2 platform. Starting with the early days of Magento 0.8, Shust has had a heavy interest in the Zend and Magento Frameworks and has been devoted to e-commerce and PHP for over 20 years. He’s held all positions within many organizations, ranging from junior developer to chief solution architect. Shust has also been a speaker at conferences such as Magento Imagine and Meet Magento New York. He is a a Zend Certified Engineer and 3x Magento Certified Developer.