Paolo Pialorsi is a consultant, trainer, and author who specializes in developing distributed applications architectures and Microsoft SharePoint enterprise solutions. He is the author of Programming Microsoft LINQ and Introducing Microsoft LINQ (Microsoft Press), and has written three Italian-language books about XML and Web Services. Paolo is one of the content owners of the Italian edition of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference, and a popular speaker at industry conferences.
MARCO RUSSO is a software consultant and trainer based in Italy who focuses on Windows development and Business Intelligence solutions, including data warehouse relational and multidimensional design. He is the coauthor of Introducing Microsoft LINQ and Programming Microsoft LINQ (Microsoft Press), along with several other books about Microsoft .NET and SQL Server Analysis Services.