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An IT professional born in 1971. He’s been programming since 1983, started college at age 15 in 1987, got his first professional IT gig doing Oracle SQL*Forms in 1989 at age 17, took a lot of time off in college for IT work experience, earned a BS degree in 1994 in Statistics & Computer Science, and has been working full-time in the IT industry ever since. Alex has worked in a variety of roles including developer, project manager, technical architect, DBA, functional analyst, systems administrator, etc. on assignments in all 4 US time zones, Russia and Poland. Alex is a self-starter that stays current on best practices for the full Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and in applying these practices towards building real-world business solutions. Presently his focus is on Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server (MOSS), Windows Sharepoint Services (WSS), C#, VB.Net, ASP.Net, Oracle PL/SQL, SQL Server and certainly other skills in the future. Alex is a US citizen that has a Defense Department Top Secret clearance and a Department of Homeland Security clearance. Someday he hopes to be a Chief Technology Officer for an ambitious organization.