Tim Kashani, founder and CEO of IT Mentors, is co-author of Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007 and contributor to Drive Business Performance. He co-authored PerformancePoint Server v1 course material for Microsoft, and has trained thousands of partners. Ola Ekdahl has worked with PerformancePoint since its early alpha stages, and was technical reviewer for Microsoft Office PerformancePoint Server 2007. He has extensive experience developing business intelligence solutions for financial services and entertainment. Kevin Beto, a ten-year Microsoft veteran, has served as test lead for Microsoft Office PerformancePoint.