Lynn Langit was a developer evangelist for the Microsoft MSDN team for 4 years, before leaving Microsoft in October 2011 to do consulting and training. Prior to working at Microsoft, she founded and served as lead architect of a development firm that created BI solutions.
She holds a number of Microsoft certifications, including MCITP, MCSD, MCDBA, and MCT. And she's recently authored and taught for DevelopMentor (SQL Server 2012 and Google App Engine). Lynn's been doing production work with SQL Server, .NET, Java, and more. Her data blog is at www.LynnLangit.com. She is also co-founder of the non-profit Teaching Kids Programming (www.TeachingKidsProgramming.org).