About the Author
Juval Lowy is a software architect and the principal of IDesign, specializing in .NET architecture consulting and advanced training. Juval is Microsoft’s Regional Director for the Silicon Valley, working with Microsoft on helping the industry adopt .NET 4.0. He participates in the Microsoft internal design reviews for future versions of .NET and related technologies. Juval has published numerous articles, regarding almost every aspect of .NET development, and is a frequent presenter at development conferences. Microsoft recognized Juval as a Software Legend, one of the world's top .NET experts and industry leaders.
Michael ‘Monty’ Montgomery is a master architect with IDesign, focusing on distributed systems, enterprise system architecture, SOA and mentorship. Monty has over 20 years of software-engineering experience across a broad spectrum of market segments including real-time control systems, scientific applications, and healthcare. Monty’s passion is energizing organizations to successfully deliver sustainable innovation through the expert application of modern process, practice, and technology. Through this pursuit, Monty has operated as the chief software architect of a large corporation, managed, mentored and trained countless teams and led several effective architecture revolutions. Monty offers unique insight and experience with IDesign’s original methodologies and techniques and has successfully employed them with numerous systems. Monty has written many articles on architecture sharing his unique From the Field perspective. Monty speaks regularly at .NET, IASA, and industry related events around the US.