Edwin Sarmiento works as a SQL Server Consultant/Microsoft Engineer for The Pythian Group in Ottawa, ON in Canada. Prior to joining Pythian, he was a senior systems engineer/DBA for Fujitsu Asia Pte Ltd in Singapore. He is very passionate about technology but has interests in professional and organizational development, leadership and management matters when not working with databases. Being a Microsoft Certified Trainer, he shares as much as he know both directly thru a classroom environment or speaking at conferences, or indirectly thru his active participation in technology forums and writing articles. He lives up to his primary mission statement - "To help people grow and develop their full potential as God has planned for them"