Mark Michaelis founded IntelliTect and serves as its chief technical architect and trainer. Since 1996, he has been a Microsoft MVP for C#, Visual Studio Team System, and the Windows SDK; in 2007, he was recognized as a Microsoft Regional Director. Michaelis serves on several Microsoft software design review teams, including C#, Connected Systems, Office/SharePoint, and Visual Studio. He speaks at developer conferences and has written many articles and books.
Eric Lippert is a principal developer on the C# compiler team at Microsoft, and a member of the C# language design team. He has worked on the design and implementation of several Microsoft languages, and on Visual Studio Tools for Office.