Interviews by Stephen Ibaraki, I.S.P., DF/NPA, CNP, MVP
Ilya Bukshteyn: Director of Communications, SQL Server, Microsoft Corp.
This week, Stephen Ibaraki, has an exclusive interview with Ilya Bukshteyn from Microsoft Corporation. The podcast [audio interview] is a follow-up to a text-based interview.
As the Director of Communications for SQL Server, Ilya Bukshteyn manages a team responsible for advertising, customer referencing, messaging, PR, and Web presence for the SQL Server products and technologies.
Ilya has been with Microsoft since 1994, originally joining Microsoft Canada as a Senior Consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services, and later moving to Microsoft’s corporate campus in Redmond as a Lead Program Manager within the MSDN (Microsoft Developer Network) group. In 2000, Ilya was a Group Program Manager with the .NET Developer Solutions Group at Microsoft Corp., managing a team responsible for delivering technical expertise and architectural guidance to Microsoft’s corporate customers. Ilya most recently worked as the Director of Product Management for Windows Server, focused on understanding the server infrastructure requirements of Microsoft’s IT customers.
To listen to the interview, click on this MP3 file link
The latest blog on the interview can be found on January 12, 2006 in the CIPS/Microsoft Canadian IT Managers forum where you can provide your comments
in an interactive dialogue. And you can share them with Ilya and us too.