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Ashish Daniel Wilfred is Microsoft Certified in Visual Basic 6.0, Visual C++, Windows NT 4.0 Server, and Windows NT Workstation 4. He has worked for the past three years at NIIT Ltd. For the past two years, he has been working as a development executive in the Knowledge Solutions Business (KSB) division of NIIT. During his tenure at KSB, Ashish has had the opportunity to work on varied technical assignments. His work involves designing, developing, testing, and implementing of instructor-led training courses. He has developed learning materials for audiences with profiles ranging from network administrators to programmers. He developed learning materials on a wide range of technologies such as Windows 2000, Windows XP, SQL, Cisco, and Office XP. The learning materials were developed on different media such as ILTs, CBTs, WBTs, and books for various NIIT clients such as Microsoft, Course Technology, and Premier Press. Ashish also possesses experience in networking at NIIT Ltd. Before joining KSB, he was the network administrator at the School for Employee Education and Development (SEED), a division of NIIT.
Meeta Gupta has a masters degree in computer engineering. At NIIT Ltd., she designs, develops, and authors books on a variety of subjects. She has co-authored books on TCP/IP, A+ Certification, Visual C#, ASP.net, and Storage Area Networks (SANs). She also has extensive experience in designing and developing ILTs. Besides writing, Meeta has two years of experience in training and instruction. She was involved with the CEG division of NIIT Ltd, which is a premier institute for providing computer-related knowledge to a wide range of clients from students to corporations.
Kartik Bhatnagar is a Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) with an MBA in systems and is currently employed as a development executive with NIIT. His work involves design, development, testing, and implementation of instructor-led training courses and textbooks. Kartik has developed several instructor-led training courses on Macintosh OS 9.0, Cisco Security, and Windows 2000 Server. He has done extensive research and implementation of Cisco Security, Windows 2000 Security, and Oracle Applications. He has authored a book on Public Key Infrastructure (PKI).