Yasser Shohoud is an independent software architect and trainer specializing in XML Web services. He has worked as a systems engineer for IBM and a chief architect for Best Software (now Sage Software). A Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for ASP.NET, Yasser speaks regularly at industry conferences including VSLive! and VS Connections, and his articles appear in Visual Studio Magazine, XML Magazine, and MSDN Magazine. Yasser also publishes a monthly .NET Web Services newsletter online at LearnXmlws.com.