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First year awarded:
2003
Number of MVP Awards:
11
Technical Expertise:
Directory Services
Technical Interests:
Exchange Server, Lync, Forefront Identity Manager
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English, Spanish
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Certifications
MCITP, MCSE, MCSA:Messaging, MCSE:Messaging, CCNA
Brian Desmond
United States
Chicago, IL
Biography
Brian is a Microsoft infrastructure expert focused heavily on Active Directory, Identity Management, Exchange, and recently, Office365 architecture/engineering projects for higher education and commercial enterprise customers. 

Brian has worked in numerous large scale enterprise deployments 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 his contributions to the Microsoft technical communities at large. Brian is also 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 him speaking at conferences and events worldwide.
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