Name: Anders Hejlsberg
Designation: Microsoft Distinguished Engineer and chief architect of C#.
* He is one of the most successful developers in the IT cosmos in recent times.
* He stands among one of the Borland Corporation’s first employees.
* He was the original author of Turbo Pascal.
* He worked as the chief architect of the Delphi product line.
In 1996 he joined Microsoft, and played a pivotal role in the development
and design of Visual J++ and the Windows Foundation Classes.
Then he worked on COM+, followed by the VS.NET Framework team.
Over the past 5 years, as one of only 20 Distinguished Engineers at Microsoft, he has distinguished himself still further, as the brains behind the creation of C# the first component-oriented programming language in the C and C++ family to combine the power of those languages with the functional ease of modern, rapid application development tools. Anders, who is Danish, originally studied engineering at the Technical University of Denmark.