Niel Bornstein works for PGi, specializing in collaboration software and services. A graduate of the Georgia Institute of Technology with degrees in Applied Psychology and Management, he spent 15 years working on corporate and commercial client-server, N-tier, and web-hosted applications, in an impressively random assortment of industries, before moving on to consulting for a few years. He is an occasional conference speaker and the author of . NET and XML and Mono: A Developer's Notebook, as well as having written a number of articles for the O'Reilly Network.
Niel lives in Marietta, Georgia, with his wife, two children, a rotating array of animals (possibly including dogs, cats, small mammals, birds, and fishes), and a few glowing boxes.