Raffaele Piemonte is Chief Technology Officer for ingredients.com, a specialty beauty and personal care eRetailer. While writing this book he was Senior Manager at Micro Modeling Associates, Inc. (MMA). As MMA's Visual Basic Product Champion, he created standards and naming conventions and standardized on third party tools. Raffaele has extensive expertise developing Microsoft Outlook and other Microsoft-based client/server applications. He is a frequent contributor to Databased Advisor and Databased Web Advisor, and his articles are available on TechNet and the Microsoft Web site.