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Macintosh, Exchange Server, Office365
William M. Smith
Saint Paul, MN
Awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) since April 2003 for outstanding contributions in Windows Server and Office for Mac technical communities
Bill has worked in the computer technology field for more than 15 years specializing in the support of advertising, design, graphics and print systems in several enterprise environments. His specialty is integrating and supporting Macintosh computers with Windows file sharing and messaging servers. Originally from Oklahoma City, Bill moved to Minneapolis in 2001 to pursue personal interests and has continued his career there. He is enthusiastic about teaching and helping others with technology but also enjoys being the student. In April of 2003, Microsoft awarded him as an MVP for his online support of others in the Microsoft communities, recognizing him in his area of expertise in Macintosh and Windows integration and later Office for Mac. He has worked internationally to support Macintosh computers and integrate them with Active Directory, Exchange and Office Communications Server. Bill is currently a consultant with 318, Inc., headquartered in Los Angeles and serving education, enterprise, publishing and film industry clients.