WS SIG (SV): Software as a Web Service



  • ...and Microsoft's approach to web services.


    Dan’l Lewin, Vice President - Microsoft


    David Nielsen, President - Persistent Web Technologies


    Microsoft Technology Center - Silicon Valley
    1250 Charleston Road
    Mountain View, CA 94043


    6:30-7:00pm registration/networking/refreshments
    7:00-8:30pm presentation
    8:30-9:00pm Q&A


    $10 for non-SDForum Members
    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID

    Presentation Overview

    Discussion of general industry trends that have created the foundation for the opportunity we call Web Services, or, software as a service.The presentation will describe Microsoft's approach to web services, Microsoft .NET and provide a demonstration of the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET and the Microsoft BizTalk Server.

    Speaker Profile

    Dan'l Lewin

    Dan'l Lewin is vice president of .NET Business Development at Microsoft Corp. He is responsible for managing and expanding business relationships with Silicon Valley’s entrepreneurial and developer communities around Microsoft’s next-generation Internet platform, Microsoft.NET. Lewin is based in Microsoft’s Mountain View, Calif. campus.

    A 25-year Silicon Valley veteran, Lewin was most recently CEO of Aurigin Systems, an enterprise software company focused on intellectual property asset management. He also spent 18 years as an executive leading sales and marketing divisions for companies including Apple, NeXT and GO. Additionally, Lewin has served as a consultant for emerging companies and joint start-up enterprises such as Kaleida and Taligent, and has worked with venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and SOFTBANK Venture Capital.

    Moderator Profile

    David Nielsen

    David was one of the first developers in the world to be certified on Microsoft’s first application server, Active Server Pages. David was also one the first to teach others how to develop database-driven eCommerce sites on the Microsoft Site Server E-Commerce platform. For almost a decade, David has worked and shared ideas with many of the leading developers in the Internet community ensuring that his company, Persistent Web, is in the forefront of all the latest market trends and technological developments.

    In addition to founding Persistent Web, David continues to remain at the forefront of emerging technologies and lends his technological and strategic expertise to clients building Internet applications and Web Services. David is also the founder and Chair of the Web Services SIG.