Brad has been involved with the managed APIs in Longhorn effort from its beginning. His primary role is ensuring that the consistency and developer productivity of the .NET Framework continues throughout Longhorn.
Brad co-authored Programming in the .NET Environment, and was editor on .NET Framework Standard Library Annotated Reference.
Brad graduated from North Carolina State University in 1997 with a BS in Computer Science. Find recent musings from Brad on his blog at: http://blogs.msdn.com/brada/