Carlos Eduardo Rojas is a program manager with Planeta Networks, an Internet company headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida that provides broadband applications to Internet service providers in Ibero-America. He specializes in the design of n-tier applications, database implementation, and administration of SQL Server databases. Prior to this role, he was a consultant and trainer with Manapro in Caracas, Venezuela, where he is originally from. Also, he has participated as a speaker in various TechNet conferences in Venezuela. Carlos earned a B.S. degree in Computer Science from University Simsn Bolmvar, Caracas, Venezuela. He is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer + Internet (MCSE+I), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Sales Specialist (MCSS), and has been awarded with the MVP (Most Valuable Professional) status on SQL Server. He is also a voting member and volunteer of PASS, the professional association for SQL Server. Carlos can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Fernando G. Guerrero is a principal technologist and SQL Server product consultant in QA, United Kingdom. His main role involves IT training, course development, and internal mentoring.
He writes for SQL Server Magazine (http://www.sqlmag.com), presented a session on SQL Server 2000 at TechEd 2000 Europe, and has accepted to speak at PASS2001, TechEd Europe 2001, VBUG 2001, VBITS 2001, VSLive, and SQL2THEMAX conferences during the year 2001.
He is a Civil and Hydrologic Engineer with almost 20 years' experience in software development and design, in many cases applied to engineering environments.
He holds seven Microsoft Professional Certifications, including MCSE+Internet, MCSD, MCDBA, MCT, and has been awarded with the MVP (Most Valuable Professional) status on SQL Server. He is also a voting member and volunteer of PASS, the professional association for SQL Server.
His professional experience covers six years (19811987) as a lecturer in the Valencia's Polytechnic University (Spain, http://www.upv.es), where he was lecturing on surveying, photogrammetry, technical drawing, and applied numerical methods in the Civil Engineering School and the Agricultural Engineering School. He built his own software company in Spain, TOU S.A., focused on desktop publishing and graphical tools for the professional market, and was technical director in that company for four years (19871991).
Before joining QA (Nov. 1998), he spent eight years (19911998) as an international consultant for a prestigious Spanish engineering firm (http://www.inypsa.es), living in different countries, designing, developing, and implementing information systems for projects financed by the World Bank, the European Union, and the European Investment Bank. Fernando can be reached at email@example.com.