Kevin S. Goff, SetFocus Trainer and Courseware Author, Recognized as Microsoft MVP for 6th Consecutive Year

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A 5-time .NET MVP, Goff Receives 2010 MVP Award for SQL Server

Kevin brings an unswerving passion for training and the technology to his role as instructor for the Business Intelligence Master’s Program.

For the 6th consecutive year, Kevin S. Goff, SetFocus trainer and courseware author, was awarded Microsoft MVP status. A 5-time recipient of the MVP award for .NET, Kevin received his 2010 MVP award for SQL Server. Of 100 million technical community participants worldwide, only about 260 are SQL Server MVPs.

The Microsoft MVP is an annual award given to exceptional technical community leaders worldwide who voluntarily share their deep, real-world knowledge about Microsoft technologies with others. Kevin’s role as SetFocus Business Intelligence ( instructor and courseware author embodies the guiding principles of the Microsoft MVP -- sharing experience with the technical community – in this case, through the role of teacher.

“My role in building and continually improving the courseware and training in the SQL Server and Business Intelligence Master’s Programs is the culmination of my life-long interest in teaching” remarked Kevin on the occasion of his award. “I am honored by the recognition I’ve received as a 6-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award. But even without the award, I would still be doing the same thing.”

“Kevin brings an unswerving passion for training and the technology to his role as instructor for the Business Intelligence Master’s Program” declared Ananthalakshmi (Priya) Chidambaram, SetFocus director of training and support. “Plus his experience as an award-winning application developer for a broad range of industries allows him to add the richness of real-world savvy to the Program.”

In addition to his role as instructor and courseware developer for SetFocus, Kevin is a gifted software developer and a prolific writer and speaker. He is an accomplished textbook author hard at work on a new book “Expert Business Intelligence Solutions with SQL Server 2008R2 and Microsoft 2010 Technologies” scheduled for publication in late 2010.

Kevin also fulfills the principle of the MVP award with regular posts to both his own blog, Kevin’s blog posts are frequently featured on the SetFocus blog, SetFocus Connect (

Since 1997, SetFocus has been a leader in selecting, training, placing, and supporting Microsoft professionals worldwide. SetFocus identifies skills gaps and develops programs that directly train and source skilled professionals to meet the immediate hiring needs of its partners. A Microsoft Gold Certified Partner for Learning Solutions, SetFocus employs a unique hands-on learning curriculum and a combination of services to help organizations grow. SetFocus is currently ranked among the 2009 Inc. 5,000 fastest growing companies in America and the 2008 New Jersey’s Fifty Fastest Growing Companies.

For more information, SetFocus can be reached at +1-886-91-TRAIN and through its website,


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