Lisa Slater Nicholls
Lisa Slater Nicholls is a Microsoft Team Project Manager at EC|Wise, based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She has been developing and communicating innovative solutions for data storage, collection, reporting, and analysis for over fifteen years. With seven years' experience developing with on-line technologies, she enjoys absorbing and connecting diverse technical environments and requirements.
Before beginning work at EC|Wise, she and Colin Nicholls formed Spacefold, as an independent software company in Las Vegas, Nevada. Previously, she served as an integration engineer for Acxiom Corporation for four years, designing integration solutions for Oracle, Siebel, IBM, and other Alliance partners.
She has served in project management, design, and Xbase development roles for Visual FoxPro 9.0's Report System features. She has designed java-based and .NET-based intranet and internet sites as Business Intelligence solutions, for business-centered results. She has a special passion for XML/XSLT-based data integration and reporting.
Lisa has taught numerous RAD seminars and has been a featured speaker at major FoxPro and database conferences throughout the world. She was lead writer for the bestselling Using FoxPro 2.x volumes (Que) and FoxPro MAChete (Hayden), the author of the "Report Writer" volume of Pros Talk Fox Series One, and Series Editor for Pros Talk Fox Series Two (Pinnacle). Her most recent book is Flying Fox: Applying Visual FoxPro Reporting to Any Data, in Any Environment.