Fred Barwell is an MCSD and a graduate from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Mathematics, Honors Computer Science and Information Systems degree. He has been developing software professionally for over 10 years, primarily with Visual Basic and SQL Server.
Richard Blair is Web Application Architect specializing in Microsoft Web Technologies, He focuses on emerging technology and its impact on business and development. Key areas that he has helped clients evaluate include: streamlining the electronic business process, expanding access to vital information, and creating usable systems. He now works as a Senior Consultant for SEI-Information Technology.
Richard Case is a Financial Analyst Programmer with Financial Objects PLC based in Covent Garden, London, England, where he works on the company’s advanced banking software. Richard is also a Microsoft Certified Developer. He has been using Visual Basic since version 3 and is looking forward to using it for many years to come.
Jonathan Crossland is co-author of Professional Windows DNA, Professional VB.NET, and Beginning VB.NET. He is currently working at Yokogawa Electric Corporation in the UK, where he is happily involved with the creation of software technologies for eight years and now spends most of his time in C# and ASP.NET.
Bill Forgey is Technical Lead in his current position, introducing project methodology, new technologies, standards, and training to development teams. He spend some time consulting and have exposed to technologies such as ASP, Delphi, Pascal, COM, C/C++, SQL, Java, ADO, Visual Basic, and now .NET. He is also co-author to Beginning Visual Basic .NET Databases.
Whitney Hankison is a Financial Systems Analyst with the County of Santa Barbara in California. She specializes in VB programming and System Architecture/Network Configuration. She has been working in the computer field since 1984 and holds MCP certifications in NT Server and Workstation.
Billy S. Hollis first learned BASIC over 25 years ago, and is co-author of the first book ever published on Visual Basic .NET, VB.NET Programming on the Public Beta, as well as several other .NET books. He is a frequent speaker at conferences, including Comdex and the Visual Basic Insiders Technical Summit (VBITS), often on the topics of software design and specification, object-based development in Visual Basic, and Microsoft.NET. He was chosen by Microsoft to train 200 instructors for their 2001 .NET Developer Tour.
Rockford Lhotka is the Principal Technology Evangelist for Magnetic Technologies, one of the Nation’s premiere Microsoft Gold Certified Partners dedicated to solving today’s most challenging business problems using 100% Microsoft tools and technology. He has over 14 years experience in software development and has worked on many projects in various roles, including software architecture, design and development, network administration, and project management.
Tim McCarthy is a Principal Engineer at InterKnowlogy, where he architects and builds highly scalable n-tier web applications utilizing the latest Microsoft technologies. He has been an author and technical reviewer for several books.
Jan D. Narkiewicz is Chief Technical Officer at Software Pronto, Inc. In his spare time he is Academia Coordination for the Windows curriculum at U.C. Berkeley Extension, he teaches at U.C. Santa Cruz Extension, writes for ASPT today and occasionally plays some football.
Jonathan Pinnock started programming in Pal III assembler on his school’s PDP 8/e, with a massive 4K of memory. He spends most of his time developing and extending the increasingly successful PlatformOne product set that his company, JPA, markets to the financial services community.
Rama Ramachandran is Vice President, Technology with Imperium, a Microsoft Certified Partner for E-Commerce, Rama is a Microsoft Certified Solution Developer and Site-Builder and has excelled in designing and developing medium to large scale web applications using .NET, ASP/+, COM, Visual Basic, SQL Server, and Windows 2000.
Mathew Reynolds is an in-house author for Wrox Press writing about and working with visually all aspects of Microsoft .NET. He is also a regular contributor to Wrox’s ASPToday, C#Today and Web Services Architect.
John Roth began his career like so many in the industry as that guy who knows the computer stuff, the one who could whip up a macro as fast as Julia Childs could tuck into a Souffle. Realizing he could make a living having fun, he started his own company.
Bill Sempf is an experienced internet strategist with a ten-year track record of using technology to help organizations accomplish specific business objectives. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional, Certified Internet Business Strategist, and member of the International Webmaster’s Association.
Bill Sheldon is a software architect and engineer originally from Baltimore, Maryland, currently living with his wife in Southern California. Holding a degree in Computer Science from the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT), he has been professionally employed since resigning his commission with the US Navy following the Gulf War.