Channel 9 is Microsoft’s attempt at transparency. The site is geared towards developers with loads of technical stuff. I love it! Kudos to Microsoft for wanting to make their products better and trying new things to do so.
Richie Rump is a software developer, data architect and project manager. Richie is a principal consultant with Jorriss LLC where he helps companies solve their data challenges using SQL Server and .Net. Richie also developed http://statisticsparser.com and sp_DataProfile two tools that help data professionals tune SQL Server. He holds the Project Management Professional (PMP) and Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certifications as well as certifications in various Microsoft development and database technologies. Richie is also the founder of the dotNet Miami, a community focused on enterprise development with .NET and SQL Server. His previous experience includes working with Burger King, Florida Power and Light, Ryder, Subway and Walt Disney World. Richie is a graduate of the University of Miami where he received a Business degree in Computer Information Systems. He can be found on Twitter at @Jorriss or at http://jorriss.net.