Dave Wickert is a principal program manager with Microsoft Corporation. He leads the SharePoint integration features in PowerPivot (you can see his blog at http://powerpivotgeek.com) and has worked with Analysis Services since its creation in SQL Server. He has developed various interesting utilities for use within Analysis Services, e.g. the parallel processing utility for OLAP Services and ascmd for Analysis Services. He has authored several best practices and whitepapers on Analysis Services and was one of the principal architects of the Project REAL reference implementation. He has been with Microsoft for 15 years, and prior to that with Computer Sciences Corporation and Digital Equipment Corporation. Dave is also an avid Amateur Radio Extra Class enthusist (see http://www.arrl.org for more information on Ham Radio).