Dimple Bhatia is an advisory software engineer at the IBM Silicon Valley Lab in San Jose, Calif. She is currently the lead on the Data Studio Web Console which is a web-based tool, including health monitoring and job management. She is also working on the web tooling infrastructure used for all web-based tools in the Optim umbrella. Before joining the InfoSphere Warehouse tooling team, she worked as the lead on the Federation Catalog and on migration in WebSphere Federation Server. She holds a master's degree in computer engineering from Syracuse University in New York.
Hassi Norlen is an information developer with IBM's Costa Mesa lab. He has worked extensively with database management and monitoring software such as InfoSphere Optim Performance Manager, IBM Data Studio, and IBM Data Studio web console. His subject of expertise is up-and-running and installation documentation, as well as UI development using the progressive-disclosure methodology. He started his IBM career 10 years ago in Enterprise Content Management, working on IBM FileNet P8 Application Engine/Workplace XT and IBM Enterprise Records. He holds a master's degree in physics and a degree in journalism from Sweden's Uppsala University, and worked as a science and technology journalist and a science teacher before joining IBM.
Quddus Chong joined IBM in 2003 after an internship with IBM Extreme Blue. He worked with the Informix team in Lenexa for three years as an infrastructure software engineer. In 2006, he joined IBM Silicon Valley Lab to work as a software accessibility specialist, then as the lead programming writer for IMS application development. Currently, he is an information developer for InfoSphere Optim Query Tuner products and the IBM Data Studio web console.