Gilbert Lopez was born in Las Cruces, NM in the heart of the gorgeous South West. He is surrounded by 4 beautiful women; his wife and 3 daughters. He is currently a business intelligence developer for one of the top 5 transportation companies in the US. Like most “self taught" developers he has gone through the school of hard knocks. With years of learning the hard way he now relies on his motto of "Work Smarter, Not Harder". It is by this motto that he enjoys teaching others how to do things smarter and not harder.
He begin using Microsoft Access in 2001 and unknowingly started his career as a business intelligence developer. Throughout the years he developed applications that helped people work smarter, not harder. In 2007, He begin specializing in web development, social media and online marketing. He is currently working with SQL server and the Microsoft BI stack and is a Microsoft® Certified Professional.