Lynn Langit was a developer evangelist for the Microsoft MSDN team for four 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 partner awards - Microsoft MVP (SQL Server), AWS Community Hero, Google Developer Expert (Cloud). She's authored and taught for Wintellect and Lynda.com. Lynn's been doing production work with SQL Server, Hadoop, .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).