Robert Ferguson has more than 15 years experience in the computer industry, having worked extensively with legacy technologies such as Banyan Vines, Novell NetWare, and Microsoft BackOffice. Robert is currently a Windows 2000 MCSE, NetWare MCNE, and a Compaq ASE, and works for Compaq Global Services as a client principal. His role at Compaq is to provide tip-of-the-spear technical sales expertise for professional services solutions for several of Compaq's largest accounts within North America. While Robert's focus is on delivering solutions across all Global Services practices, his core strength is with Microsoft-based technologies such as Windows 2000, Exchange 2000, and SharePoint Portal Server.
Robert also participated as part of a core team for authoring Que's Special Edition Using Microsoft Exchange 2000 Server (ISBN 0-7897-2278-X). During the evenings and on weekends, Robert enjoys spending time with his soul mate (Wendy) and two children, Courtney and Michael. Whenever possible, his goal is to spend as much time as possible at the family lake house playing in the sun. From time to time, Robert also finds a moment or two to explore his new hobby, which is stock trending technical analysis. Robert can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
George W. Anderson, MCSE, PMP, MBA, is a senior enterprise project manager and technical consultant. George spends his time at work designing, deploying, and managing large enterprise integration, collaboration, eBusiness, and supply chain projects. Outside of work, George is an active member of his church, an avid guitarist, and an enthusiastic follower of emerging technologies. He may be reached at email@example.com.
Jan Cirpka is a senior technology consultant within Compaq Global Services, designing collaborative solutions for more than a decade now. Within Compaq's Microsoft Business Solutions practice, these days he works extensively with Exchange 2000 and SharePoint Portal Server. Raised in Germany, Jan now lives happily in The Netherlands.
Reza Dianat is a technical consultant for Compaq Global Services¿.NET Solutions Practice who has deployed and implemented Microsoft SharePoint Portal solutions for many customers. For more than 18 years, he has been providing solutions for commercial and government sectors on IBM and Microsoft technologies. He is fascinated with and very optimistic about the future of Web Services and its impact on services and the software industry in general. He holds a master's degree in computer science from The Johns Hopkins University, and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jennifer Heiliger is a senior program manager employed by Compaq Global Services, with a focus on designing and implementing deployment technologies and projects. She is a member of Compaq's Microsoft Windows and Messaging team, consulting with large enterprise customers to achieve success with their deployments and migrations. She currently resides in Houston, Texas. Richard Kuhlmann is the founder of an e-commerce company specializing in business-to-business needs. His IT career has developed from a variety of technical skills, including sales. A strong background in IT has allowed this lateral move, creating the opportunity for helping his customers' economic growth.
Jared Walker is a technology consultant within Compaq Global Services' Windows and Messaging Practice, and has been delivering IT services and solutions for more than 10 years. He earned an MBA in decision and information sciences from the University of Houston, and possesses numerous certifications, including his MCSE for Windows 2000. Born in California, Mr. Walker was raised in El Paso, Texas, and currently resides in Irving, Texas.