Brad Merrill works as a software engineer in the .NET
Framework Integration team at Microsoft. He previously worked as a
software engineer at Digital Equipment Corporation and Sybase. His
areas of expertise are in distributed systems, transaction
processing, operating systems, and compiler technology. Brad lives
in Redmond, Washington, and is an avid tournament chess player and
bridge player. He can be reached at email@example.com or http://www.cybercom.net/~zbrad.