Visual Studio Live! Co-ChairFounder & CEO, Blue Badge Insights
Andrew Brust is Founder and CEO of Blue Badge Insights, an analysis, strategy and advisory firm serving Microsoft customers and partners. Brust also serves as CTO for Tallan, a Microsoft National Systems Integrator; is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP; an advisor to the New York Technology Council; and co-author of "Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2008".
Visual Studio Live! Co-Chair CTO, Magenic
Rockford Lhotka is the CTO of Magenic, and is the creator of the widely used CSLA .NET development framework. He is the author of numerous books on software development, and regularly speaks at major conferences around the world. Rockford is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP. Magenic
is a company that specializes in planning, designing, building and maintaining your enterprise's most mission critical systems.
Michael DesmondEditor in Chief,
Michael Desmond is editor in chief of MSDN Magazine
, Microsoft's flagship publication for software developers working with Microsoft tools and technologies. A 20-year veteran in IT and technology publishing, Desmond was an editor at PC World
magazine for six years before launching an editorial consultancy that did work for leading technology firms like IBM, Intel and Sun Microsystems.
Keith WardEditor in Chief,
Visual Studio Magazine
Keith Ward is editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine
. He's been a technology journalist for more than a decade. In that time, he's covered all aspects of the industry, from IT administration to virtualization to software development. He was founding editor of Virtualization Review
magazine, editor of Redmond
magazine and senior editor of Microsoft Certified Professional
magazine. He served as editor in chief of MSDN Magazine
before his current role with Visual Studio Magazine