Bill Evjen is one of the most active proponents of the .NET technologies and is a Microsoft MVP and Regional Director (RD). He has been involved with .NET since 2000 and has since become the founder and president of the International .NET Association (www.ineta.org) representing nearly 500,000 members worldwide.
Scott Hanselman works for Microsoft as a Senior Program Manager in the Developer Division, aiming to spread the good word about developing software, most often on the Microsoft stack. Before this he worked in eFinance for 6+ years and before that he was a Principal Consultant a Microsoft Partner for nearly 7 years. Prior to joining Microsoft he was a Microsoft MVP and RD.
Christian Nagel of thinktecture is a Microsoft Regional Director (RD), software architect, and developer with more than 20 years development experience. He has been building solutions with.NET technologies since 2000. Christian speaks at international conferences such as TechEd and Tech Days, and supports .NET user groups with INETA Europe.
Rod Stephens is a VB programming guru, with more than 16 programming books to his credit. He also writes frequently for magazines and his VB Helper Website (vb-helper.com) receives several million hits per month and provides thousands of pages of tips, tricks, and code examples for VB programmers.
Robert Vieira is one of the leading authorities on Microsoft SQL Server and author of Professional SQL Server Programming. Vieira is currently an independent consultant in Vancouver, WA. He speaks frequently at both public and private conferences nationally, and is perhaps best known for his unique tutorial approach both in teaching and writing.
Nick Randolph is currently the Chief Development Officer for Nsquared solutions. Nick was nominated as a Microsoft MVP in recognition of his work with the Perth .NET user group.