Arjen Lentz was born in Amsterdam, but now lives in Queensland
Australia. Together with Harmony he has a beautiful daughter named
Phoebe and a black cat named Figaro. Originally a C programmer, Arjen
was employee #25 at MySQL AB (2001-2007), dealing with the MySQL
Manual (2001-2004), global Community Relations (2004-2006), the MySQL
Users Conference (2005-2006), teaching MySQL Training courses
(2001-2007), and MySQL Support Engineering (2006-2007).
After a brief break in 2007, Arjen founded Open Query
(http://openquery.com.au), which develops and provides its own MySQL
and other open source training and consulting services in the Asia
Pacific region and beyond, as well as open source business and
community strategy advice.