Ken Levy is Microsoft's VS Data product manager
which includes Visual FoxPro and the XML tools sponsorship for Visual Studio. Ken
is a long time recognized member of the FoxPro community and has developed many high
profile applications and tools in all versions of FoxBase/FoxPro since 1986. Ken was
previously the Director of Technology at XMLFund, LLC and led a team of technologists
in identifying and evaluating investment prospects while assisting portfolio companies
in technology and marketing. Ken was formerly with start-up company DataChannel, Inc.
as a Senior Architect working on technical marketing efforts for XML based enterprise
corporate portal products. Ken spent over 4 years as a software engineer consulting
for Microsoft on the Visual FoxPro team from version 3.0 through 7.0 and is the author
of many components of Visual FoxPro including the Class Browser and Component Gallery.
While working as a consultant at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Ken developed several
public domain open source programs including GenScrnX and other developer tools used
worldwide for in-house and commercial applications. Ken is a former technical contributing
writer/editor to many software magazines and has been a frequent speaker at industry
conferences world wide since 1992. Ken's blog: http://blogs.msdn.com/klevy