First contact to LabVIEW in 1998 or earlier during the optional subjects 'graphical software development' and 'fuzzy logic control' at university. Used LabVIEW 5.1 and RT during diploma.
Working with LabVIEW, LabVIEW RT, LabVIEW DSC, TestStand, DIAdem and various toolkits at measX (an NI select alliance partner in germany) and continuously developing small, medium and large applications for our customers as well as tools, utilities, architectures and reusable stuff for our developers since July 2000.
Successfully made the CLD exam in late 2002. Made my CLA in early 2004 and recertified it in 2006. Held some LabVIEW Advanced Application Development courses in Munich during 2004/5. Since a it was desired I am certified again since 2012 (CLD-only).