This post is part of an ongoing series of Rangers introductions. See An index to all Rangers covered on this blog for more details.

Who are You

Erwyn van der Meer, Application Platform Consultant at Microsoft Services since 2008. Prior to that I worked at a partner company developing and architecting software for the Microsoft platform for almost ten years.

What Makes you tick

Photography, reading, travelling, watching movies and of course consuming and creating high quality software. New passions are the Windows Azure Platform and my boyfriend.

Where do you live

Amsterdam. The beautiful capital city of the Netherlands.

Where do you call home

An apartment with a marvellous view overlooking the city.

Why are you active in the Rangers Program

To help spread knowledge about how to best use the Visual Studio products across the Microsoft community.

What is the best Rangers project you worked in and Why

The Visual Studio Performance Test Quick Reference Guide. Because I got to contribute to a valuable list of tips-and-tricks around performance testing using Visual Studio 2008 and 2010.