Sean Boon is a Senior Lead Program Manager on the SQL Server Reporting Services team at Microsoft. His team is responsible for the design and development of Power View, a new ad hoc visualization experience that is shipping for the first time as part of SQL Server 2012. An 11-year Microsoft veteran, Sean has helped to deliver several of Microsoft's business intelligence and data visualization capabilities, including Excel Services, the SQL Server Accelerator for Business Intelligence, the Microsoft Chart Control included in the .NET Framework, and the Silverlight Chart Control included in the Silverlight Toolkit. Sean graduated from Creighton University with a double major in Political Science (International Relations) and Economics. He lives in Snoqualmie, WA, with his wife and two children.