Brian Desmond - Windows Server, Exchange, and Active Directory ExpertBrian is a Microsoft infrastructure expert focused heavily on architecting and deploying Active Directory, Identity Management, Exchange, and Office365 architecture/engineering projects for commercial enterprise and higher education customers. Brian has worked in numerous large scale enterprise deployments numbering upwards of 500,000 seats at various Fortune 100 and larger scale organizations as well as dozens of K-12 and Higher Education institutions and public sector customers across state and local government. Outside of conventional consulting and support roles, Brian has deep expertise managing and building combined offshore/onshore delivery teams in delivery locations around the globe.

Since March 2003, Brian has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for Active Directory for my contributions to the Microsoft technical communities at large. Brian is the author of Active Directory, 5th Edition published by O’Reilly as well as a frequent contributor to leading industry publications. You can often find Brian speaking at conferences and events worldwide.