SQL Server Live! Advisory Board

Conference Co-Chairs:

Andrew Brust
SQL Server Live! Conference Co-Chair
Founder & CEO, Blue Badge Insights
Andrew Brust is Founder and CEO of Blue Badge Insights, an analysis, strategy and advisory firm serving Microsoft customers and partners. Brust also serves as CTO for Tallan, a Microsoft National Systems Integrator; is a Microsoft Regional Director and MVP; an advisor to the New York Technology Council; and co-author of "Programming Microsoft SQL Server 2008".

Don Jones
SQL Server Live! Conference Co-Chair
Founding Partner, Concentrated Technology
With more than fifteen years of IT experience, Don Jones is one of the world's leading experts on the Microsoft business technology platform. He's the author of more than 35 books, including Windows PowerShell: TFM, Windows Administrator's Scripting Toolkit, VBScript WMI and ADSI Unleashed, Definitive Guide to SQL Server Performance Optimization, and many more.

Advisory Board:

Doug Barney
Vice President, New Product Initiatives and Editor in Chief, Redmond magazine
Doug Barney has been a technology journalist for nearly 20 years, serving as a writer, news editor and editor in chief. Barney is Vice President/Editorial Director of the 1105 Enterprise Computing Group. In the space of 25 months, Barney launched Redmond Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, and Redmond Developer News. In late 2006 the Redmond Media Group acquired Fawcette Technical Publications, including Visual Studio Magazine. Barney was most recently Editor in Chief of Network Computing, bi-weekly publication with over 220,000 subscribers.
Keith Ward
Editor in Chief, Visual Studio Magazine
Keith Ward is editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine. He's been a technology journalist for more than a decade. In that time, he's covered all aspects of the industry, from IT administration to virtualization to software development. He was founding editor of Virtualization Review magazine, editor of Redmond magazine and senior editor of Microsoft Certified Professional magazine. He served as editor in chief of MSDN Magazine before his current role with Visual Studio Magazine.