About the Author
David Petersen is a senior SharePoint consultant in Omaha, Nebraska. A frequent speaker at SharePoint Saturday conferences and user group meetings, he has a passion for helping organizations maximize their investment in SharePoint. He started programming computers in 1979, and after an eight-year stint in the United States Marine Corps, has held positions in IT organizations from desktop support, to IT director, to starting his own consulting company. He wrote his first web part in 2001 for (Tahoe Server) SharePoint Portal Server and he has specialized in building custom SharePoint solutions for the last several years.