John A. Bocharov is a Program Manager on Microsoft's IIS team, with a focus on Smooth Streaming and related Media technologies. After graduating from UC-Berkeley with a degree in Bioengineering, he opted to heed the call of Software and signed on with a small dot-com in San Francisco. He joined Microsoft in 2005 as a part of the Data Programmability team, where he delivered the Data Access Components for Windows Server 2008 and helped define the 1st release of the SQL Server Driver for PHP. John has been in his current Media-focused role for a year. He encourages listeners to follow up on any questions they may have by posting a comment on his blog (http://blogs.iis.net/jboch).