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Sivakumar Harinath is a senior program manager with the SQL Server Analysis Services team. Ronald Pihlgren is a senior tester with the SQL Server Analysis Services team. Denny Guang-Yeu Lee is a principal program manager with the SQL Customer Advisory Team. John Sirmon is a senior program manager with the SQL Server Customer Advisory Team at Microsoft. Robert M. Bruckner is a principal architect with the SQL Server Reporting Services team.
Denny Guang-Yeu Lee, John Sirmon, Robert M. Bruckner, Ronald Pihlgren, Sivakumar Harinath