Chris Andrade is a Principal with Novera Consulting, a Microsoft Certified Partner specializing in enterprise architecture and development with .NET and Microsoft server technology. Chris devotes most of his time to assisting companies in applying Microsoft technologies to improve their business processes and operations. Chris has worked within a diverse range of business verticals, including automotive, healthcare, and mortgage. Chris also takes active participation within the local developer community, speaking and presenting along the west coast whenever possible. Shawn Livermore (MCAD, MCSD, PMP) [shawnlivermore.blogspot.com] has been architecting and developing Microsoft--based solutions for nearly a decade. Shawn has been consulting as an enterprise and solutions architect for Fortune 500 clientele within highly visible enterprise implementations. His range of technical competence stretches across platforms and lines of business, but he specializes in Microsoft .NET enterprise application architectures and Microsoft server--based product integrations. Shawn lives in the Southern California area with his beautiful wife Shantell and amazing daughter Elexzandreia. Shawn also enjoys beating his friend Jason at air hockey, basketball, baseball, football, arcade games, cards, billiards, ping pong, shuffleboard, trivia, golf, racquetball, dirt bike races, crosscountry skiing... and pretty much any other sport in existence. Shawn would like to once again remind Jason, "Who's your daddy?" Mike Meyers is president of Novera Consulting Inc, a software development and consulting firm specializing in custom application development utilizing the .NET platform and Microsoft server technology. Based in Orange County, California, Mike's company is focused on providing solutions based on Microsoft platforms and technology to companies spanning multiple industries. Mike has worked in a number of industries, including mortgage, healthcare, and various ecommerce ventures as developer, architect, and project manager. When he's not writing code, Mike is active mountain biking in southern California, hiking with his four--legged Labrador Dakota or playing music with friends. Scott Van Vliet is an accomplished Solutions Architect who has spent the past decade delivering successful Microsoft--based solutions to his clients. Currently a Senior Manager with Capgemini, a worldwide leader in technology consulting services, Scott has managed, architected, and developed solutions for companies across the globe. He is also the Microsoft Delivery Leader for Capgemini's Telecom, Media & Entertainment practice, providing technical and engagement leadership on all Microsoft--based projects. Scott can be reached via his Web site at http://www.scottvanvliet.com/.