My name is Alessandro Contenti. I have been with Microsoft for over 10 years and currently oversee the development of our C++ frontend compiler, the IDE, and the C++ Libraries that ship with Visual Studio. Before working on C++ I was as a developer on Team Server (a precursor of TFS) as well as Visual Web Developer. I currently live in Seattle, love to play soccer, and am the proud father of 20-months old twin boys.