| About Kate Gregory and Ade MillerKate Gregory has been using C++ for over twenty years and is well-known as an enthusiastic instructor, speaker, and author. Managing, mentoring, technical writing, and technical speaking occupy much of her time, but she still writes code every week. Kate is the author of over a dozen books and speaks at DevTeach, TechEd (USA, Europe, Africa), and TechDays, among others. Kate is a C++ MVP, a founding sponsor of the Toronto .NET Users Group, the founder of the East of Toronto .NET Users group, and a member of adjunct faculty at Trent University in Peterborough. Since January 2002 she has been Microsoft Regional Director for Toronto and since January 2004 she has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional designation for Visual C++. In June 2005 she won the Regional Director of the year award and in February 2011 she was designated Visual C++ MVP of the year for 2010. Her firm, Gregory Consulting Limited, is based in rural Ontario and helps clients adopt new technologies and adjust to the changing business environment. |
Ade Miller is currently a Principal Program Manager with the Windows HPC Server team. Previously he was the Development Lead for Microsoft’s patterns & practices group where he managed the group's agile development teams. His primary interests are parallel and distributed computing and improving the way teams develop software through engineering leadership.
He is one of the authors of Parallel Programming with Microsoft .NET and Parallel Programming with Microsoft Visual C++. Ade also writes and speaks about parallel computing and his experiences with agile software development at Microsoft and elsewhere.