Ken St. Cyr is a Solution Architect at Microsoft in the Public Sector Services CTO organization. Ken specializes in directory services and identity management systems as well as Exchange Server messaging systems. Ken is a 12-year industry veteran, consulting with a broad range of organizations to design and deliver numerous large and complex messaging, directory, and identity management solutions. In addition to being a Microsoft Certified Master in Directory Services and Advanced Infrastructure, Ken has written for TechNet Magazine, Windows IT Pro Magazine, and Sybex.

In his leisure, Ken enjoys spending time with his wife Brenna and two children, Lincoln and Nora. As a lifelong learner and avid technology enthusiast, he enjoys researching the latest technologies and picking them apart to understand how they work. Above all, Ken is most enthusiastic about teaching and instructing others to realize their passion through the magic of software.