Mr. Mehra is a Program Manager with Microsoft Corporation in the SQL Server Development Organization. His expertise is in developing architectural solutions, which exploit technologies such as relational database, transaction and message servers, and connectivity products. Prior to joining Microsoft Corporation, Mr. Mehra was an Associate Partner at Andersen Consulting and a Senior Consultant at IBM. He has more than fourty years of experience in the IT industry and has helped in implementing leading edge applications at many of the top Fortune one hundred companies. Mr. Mehra has spoken on several IT topics in seminars and conferences across the world as keynote speaker and as an instructor. He holds a Master of Electrical Engineering degree from University of Toronto.