Brian Alderman has his Master's in Computer Information Systems. Since 1995, he has held several Microsoft certifications that currently include; MCT, MCITP for SharePoint, MCITP for SQL Server(R), MCSA and MCSE for Windows Server(R), and also his PMP certification. As a Senior Technical Instructor and Consultant he has nearly 15 years of experience in networking, SQL Server databases, SharePoint technologies, and project management. Brian's publications include Windows 2000 Professional, SQL Server 2000 Administration and SharePoint 2010 Administrator's Companion. He is an active speaker at SharePoint Industry conferences including SharePoint Saturday's, SharePoint Best Practices Conferences (BPC), and the recent International SharePoint Conference in London.