Ken Clement has been an I.T. professional for over three decades in roles including software and database design, development, analysis, architecture, and management. He has successfully applied these technologies to diverse problem domains and in the process acquired a firm practical and theoretical understanding of the often opposing developer and database professional perspectives. While he has worked with several database technologies, the most notable is SQL Server which he has been involved with practically from its inception. He has over the years been a technical presenter at various conferences.