Microsoft is a technology company whose mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Our strategy is to build best-in-class platforms and productivity services for a mobile-first, cloud-first world.

Azure Technical Trainer on a newly formed team, with high visibility and significant customer impact. I am an experienced technical trainer, with hands-on experience with Cloud Computing and in-depth knowledge of infrastructure architecture and virtualization technologies. 

April 2019 - Present

Azure Technical Trainer @ Microsoft

Azure Trainer on a brand-new team. This team will drive significant impact with our customers and partners and will also have high visibility internally. Our focus will be to build and deliver technical training programs to developers, administrators, architects and partners – to drive adoption of Azure services.

April 2018 - April 2019

Senior Technical Trainer @ Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services provides a highly reliable, scalable, low-cost infrastructure platform in the cloud that powers hundreds of thousands of businesses in 190 countries around the world. Low cost. Instant Elasticity. Open & Flexible. Secure.

April 2016 - April 2018

Principal Technical Architect @ IBM

Primary duties include designing multi-site disaster recovery solutions, environments, and other support functions while directing six MS SharePoint technical architects in implementing these solutions. This requires working with Active Directory, IIS and SQL Server, SharePoint, and Citrix CenApp platforms, and automation scripting with VBScript, CMD, T-SQL, and WMI. Major projects include supervising the architecture for ESSO implementation for global organizations consisting of roughly 100K users across 150 domains.

December 2008 - April 2016

Principal Technical Architect @ AT&T

Primary duties include designing multi-site disaster recovery solutions, environments, and other support functions while directing six MS SharePoint technical architects in implementing these solutions. This requires working with Active Directory, IIS and SQL Server, SharePoint, and Citrix CenApp platforms, and automation scripting with VBScript, CMD, T-SQL, and WMI. Major projects include supervising the architecture for ESSO implementation for global organizations consisting of roughly 100K users across 150 domains. Awarded the AT&T Diamond Club award for work during 2010. Hosting Division of Original company sold to IBM, April 1, 2016.

October 2004 - December 2008

Trainer/Consultant @ New Horizons

Company NameNew Horizons Dates EmployedOct 2004 – Dec 2008 Employment Duration4 yrs 3 mos LocationGreensboro, NC As a MS Certified Trainer I provided comprehensive instruction for staff in using various Microsoft products. These include desktop support programs, servers, CompTIA, and Active Directory. This training required I develop a boot camp style learning solution, alongside the implementation of an Enterprise client’s SharePoint 2007 server. Additionally, I accompanied the Microsoft Across America Road Show during a sabbatical taken between April and June 2005.

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Training
Microsoft Certified Trainer
Azure
Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
Azure
Microsoft Azure Administrator Associate
Azure
Microsoft Azure Solutions Architect Expert
Azure
Microsoft Azure Security Administrator Associate
Microsoft
Microsoft Azure Infrastructure
Microsoft
Active Directory
Microsoft
Azure Active Directory
Microsoft
SharePoint
Microsoft
Exchange
Watching
Firefly
Watching
Star Wars
Watching
Star Trek
Watching
The Matrix
Gaming
World of Warcraft
Gaming
Destiny
Gaming
Doom
Hobbies
Building PCs
Hobbies
Hardware Hacking