A surprisingly large number of long-standing forum members who were students and independent devs all those years ago have found themselves to be actual employees of Microsoft, thus fulfilling the prophecy from the old Wiki[1] - some of them haven't been seen here for a while though.

  • Zeo
  • PaoloM
  • Maurits
  • JKelly
  • Adam Kinney
  • Erik / HumanCompiler

and more recently:

  • Barry / Blowdart
  • Ion Todirel
  • Christian / Littleguru
  • Sven Groot (we hope!)

[1] http://web.archive.org/web/20071117164209/http://channel9.msdn.com/wiki/default.aspx/Channel9.TheBorgCollective