Derek Ferguson is a world-renown author, speaker, and developer who has been recognized throughout the IT industry for his work. He is Chief Technology Evangelist for Exposed Beyond Corporation (XB), a pioneer and leader in the wireless enterprise software industry, and is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), a Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP), and a Certified Lotus Principal Professional (CLPP). He is the author of Broadband Internet Access for Dummies, MCSD Solution Architectures, and Debugging ASP. In May 2000, Ferguson was one of just a handful of industry insiders targeted by Microsoft to participate in a special technology summit at the company's corporate headquarters. The technologies discussed at this summit have since gone on to form the foundation of Microsoft's .NET initiative. Ferguson graduated Summa Cum Laude from DePaul University with a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science.Ferguson, Derek is the author of 'Mobile .Net' with ISBN 9781893115712 and ISBN 1893115712.