About the Author
Jeff Sanders is a group manager/solution architect with Avanade in the�East region of the U.S., where he focuses on BizTalk, SharePoint Server, WCF, WF, and .NET, and reducing complexity. Avanade is a global IT consultancy specializing in applied solutions based on the Microsoft enterprise platform and is co-owned by Accenture and Microsoft.
Jeff speaks at local and regional user groups and code camps. He was a cowriter of the BizTalk 2006 R2 Microsoft certification exam, as well as other Microsoft PRO-level exams, and has served on Alpha reviews. He is one of few to have achieved a perfect score on the BizTalk 2006 exam. He was a technical reviewer of Pro Mapping in BizTalk Server 2009 (Apress, 2009) and WCF Multi-tier Services Development with LINQ (Packt Publishing, 2008). Jeff holds a degree in journalism and mass communications from Elon University.
Geoff Snowman is a lead programmer analyst in the Internet Business Unit of GEICO, where he works with BizTalk Server, Windows Communication Foundation, and service-oriented architecture. Prior to joining GEICO, Geoff was a senior consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services. At Microsoft, Geoff helped customers to implement SOA on the Microsoft platform, working with the complete Microsoft application platform.
Geoff is a frequent and popular speaker at user groups, conferences, and code camps. Geoff has been in computing since 1983. He has a master's�degree in computer science from Cambridge University and is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer, Microsoft Certified Database Administrator, and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist. Geoff has been working with BizTalk Server since the tech preview version of BizTalk 2000.