Charlie Calvert is the Community Program Manager for the Microsoft
C# team. Working on outreach and bridge building to both external
and internal teams through the web and live events, Charlie focuses
his technical energies on LINQ. He is the author of ten technical books
which have sold more than 100,000 copies.
Dinesh Kulkarni was until recently the Microsoft Program Manager in
charge of LINQ to SQL. He is currently a Senior Program Manager on the
Microsoft UI-Framework team. He was deeply involved in the planning
and implementation of LINQ, and has an intimate understanding of the
products, its context and best practices. Dinesh has a track record of
peer reviewed technical papers and he has placed chapters in academic
books. Most recently, he has been the lead author for the authoritative
LINQ to SQL paper on MSDN.