Rob Howard is a Program Manager on the Microsoft ASP.NET team. He is on the core infrastructure team and is responsible for features such as caching and session state. Rob is also the author of several books, including: ASP.NET Developer's Cookbook, SAMS; ASP.NET Professional 1.0, Wrox Press; and the upcoming Microsoft ASP.NET Coding Strategies with the Microsoft ASP.NET Team, Microsoft Press. Rob is also a frequent presenter at developer conferences such as: Microsoft TechED, Microsoft PDC, and ASP.NET Connections. You can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.