indicates Charter Member
Brad Wery is the President of
Werysoft Inc. (www.werysoft.com) and the creator of www.PowerToTheBuilder.com, a site dedicated to helping
PowerBuilder developers create visually appealing user interfaces. He has been a
member of TeamSybase since 2006 and is an active participant in the PowerBuilder
Breck Carter is the founder
and principal consultant at RisingRoad Professional Services. He has been a member
of Team iAnywhere since it first began, and he sits on the iAnywhere Solutions Customer
Advisory Board which helps shape future product direction. Breck provides consulting
and support for SQL Anywhere databases and MobiLink synchronization with Oracle,
DB2, SQL Server and SQL Anywhere, and he is the author of SQL Anywhere Studio 9 Developer's Guide, now available in
English, Chinese and Japanese.
Bruce Armstrong is a senior developer with the Los Angeles office of Integrated Data Services. He has been using PowerBuilder
since version 1.0b. He is the senior editor for the PowerBuilder Developer's Journal in which he has authored
numerous articles and has a monthly news column. He was one of the editors and authors
PowerBuilder 9: Advanced Client/Server Development by SAMS.
Cory Sane Cory Sane is a Database Technical Specialist in the financial services
industry in Charlotte, NC. He has worked with Sybase ASE for 14 years. He has co-presented
a paper at TechWave 2005 and written an article for ISUG TECHNICAL JOURNAL. He has
been a member of TeamSybase since 2008 and is an active participant in the Adaptive
Server Enterprise forums.
Dave Fish is the Sybase PowerBuilder Evangelist and a member of TeamSybase.
He has been using PowerBuilder since 1993. Dave was a co-author on a PowerBuilder
4 and a PowerBuilder 5 book. Dave has written articles for several industry publications
and has developed numerous client server, distributed, and web based applications
using PowerBuilder. He was one of the authors for PowerBuilder 9: Advanced Client/Server
Development by SAMS.
Jason Fenter is an independent consultant working with PowerBuilder since
1996. With experience ranging from large companies with teams of ten or more to
private companies with a single person for the IT department-- and with projects
ranging from inventory management to customer tracking to finance-- Jason has an
extensive background and knowledge base to draw upon.
Jason Froebe is a former Sybase ASE and ASIQ Product Support Engineer, currently
an independent consultant specializing in ASE, ASA and ASIQ. Resides in Chicagoland
and is currently looking for additional contracting opportunities.
Jay Stevens is an independent consultant helping customers with PowerDesigner
implementation, customization and training. Before that Jay spent 10 years in various
roles on the PowerDesigner technical and product support teams. He has taught PowerDesigner
courses and presented at Techwave on numerous occasions. In total he has 20+ years
experience in the software development and IT industry with emphasis on data and
object modeling, database design and systems development.
Jerry Siegel retired in 2006 after over 30 years in data processing. He moved
from COBOL to PB3 in 1994. Over the years he has been a programmer, analyst, database
designer, DBA, instructor, consultant, project manager and jack-of-all-trades developer.
He has worked with military, marketing, manufacturing, financial, health care, telecommunications,
and newspaper operation applications. When not answering questions in the PowerBuilder
forums or struggling to lower his handicap, he volunteers with AARP and the Amateur
Radio Emergency Service.
John Olson is a senior consultant
for Sybase and is living in the San Diego area. He is a former Editor-In-Chief of
the PowerBuilder Developer's Journal and was the recipient of ISUG's Innovation
and Achievement award in 2003. He was one of the authors for PowerBuilder 9: Advanced
Client/Server Development by SAMS and one of the editors and authors for
PowerBuilder 9: Internet and Distributed Application Development also by
John Strano is a Sybase Technology
Evangelist and is a charter member of TeamSybase. He has been using PowerBuilder
since 1991 and has authored articles for multiple industry periodicals. John has
presented Sybase tools on an international basis since 1997. John has developed
a variety of PowerBuilder applications from single-user scaling up to enterprise-class,
Kevin Sherlock is a Database Administrator for Children?s Hospital in Omaha
Nebraska. Kevin has been a frequent contributor to the ASE forums for many years
and has extensive experience with all aspects of ASE including performance and tuning
the server, and Transact-SQL. Kevin has been working with ASE since version 4.9.2,
and also has experience working with Replication Server, and Sybase IQ. Kevin was
the recipient of the ISUG Innovation and Achievement Award in 2005, and the ISUG
Technical Journal Award in 2008.
Manish Negandhi currently works for Fidelity Investments from Bangalore,
India. Extensive experience and expertise in software engineering, team management
and leading DBA teams for mission critical database environment. Has been working
with ASE and Replication server since 2001 and is a Sybase Certified Professional
for ASE 12.5 and Replication Server 12.5. He was nominated as "Sybase Innovator
of the year 2007".
Mark Parsons is an independent consultant currently working in North America.
He has been working with Sybase ASE since 1991. His skill set covers all areas touching
on the ASE dataserver, with recent emphasis on performance and tuning as well as
production support and troubleshooting.
Michael Peppler is an independent consultant based in Geneva, Switzerland
with 20+ years of experience. He has been working with Sybase ASE since 1989, and
is the author of the sybperl and DBD::Sybase perl modules. His Sybase::CTlib module
was the basis for Sybase's web.sql product. He is the current maintainer of Scott
Gray's "sqsh". He received ISUG's Outstanding Achievement Award in 1996 for his
work with sybperl.
Millard Brown is a well-known author in the object oriented development community.
He has had articles and columns in the leading PowerBuilder magazines and has authored
and taught classes from Introductory PowerBuilder through advanced Object Oriented
Development Strategies. He was one of the editors and authors for PowerBuilder 9:
Advanced Client/Server Development by SAMS.
Paul Horan is a Principal Systems Consultant with Sybase, focusing on the
PowerBuilder family of products, as well as PowerDesigner and SQL Anywhere. Paul
started working with PowerBuilder version 1.0b, and has nearly 15 years of experience
developing client/server and distributed applications with PowerBuilder. Paul was
the founding member of the Indianapolis PowerBuilder User's Group, and was a contributing
author for PowerBuilder 9: Advanced Client/Server Development by SAMS. Paul
now splits his time between Bethesda, MD, and Buffalo, NY, and has been a member
of TeamSybase since May, 2000.
Rob Verschoor is a freelance consultant in The Netherlands, specialised in
Sybase ASE and Replication Server. He has worked intensively with Sybase ASE since
1989. He is a Sybase Certified Professional for ASE 12.5, 12.0, 11.5 and 11.0 and
for Replication Server 12.5. Rob has presented on various Sybase conferences over
the past years and received the ISUG Outstanding Achievement Award in 2001. He has
published three books about Sybase products: "Tips, Tricks & Recipes for Sybase
ASE", "The Complete Sybase ASE Quick Reference Guide" and "The Complete Sybase Replication
Server Quick Reference Guide".
Roland Smith is a Software Developer for The Home Service Store, a home improvement
service company. He started as an IDMS programmer in the USAF and later an Insurance
company. He began working with PowerBuilder version 2 and has been using PB fulltime
since 1996. He also maintains a website which has many code examples for download
as well as PB utilities for sale.
Terry Dykstra is a Database Administrator / Developer for Canadian Forest
Oil Ltd in Calgary, AB. He has used Infomaker/Powerbuilder since version 3 and has
been a TeamSybase member since 1996. He was one of the authors for PowerBuilder 9:
Advanced Client/Server Development by SAMS.
Terry Voth is an independent
consultant with over 10 years in PowerBuilder, and over 15 years in the computer
industry. With extensive experience in both the public and private sectors, he has
experience in a wide mix of industry sectors, primarily in Ontario, Canada. While
focusing on PowerBuilder, he has also brought expertise, mentoring and troubleshooting
for EAServer, PowerDesigner and StarTeam to architectural, design and construction
phases of his projects.
Yakov Werde, a 25 year IT industry veteran, has been designing and delivering PowerBuilder
training for over 14 years, more than ten of them as an employee of Sybase Inc.
Before that he worked as an application architect, project manager and application
coder in the trenches of application software development. A professional technology
educator, Yakov holds a Masters in Education with a specialty in instructional design
for online learning from Capella University and a BS in math and computer science
from Florida International University. Yakov, managing partner of eLearnIT LLC (www.elearnitonline.com),
authors and delivers workshops and web based eLearning tutorials to guide professional
developers toward PowerBuilder mastery.