Annur Sumar is a Technology Architect and Regional Leader for Concurrency. A nationally recognized IT consulting firm in the areas of Infrastructure, Enterprise Content Management, Unified Communications, Dynamics CRM, System Center and Cloud Technologies. Annur is an industry recognized leader and independent speaker around strategic infrastructure design, technology driven process improvements, IT service alignment, engineering best practices and operations management. All of which are targeted in his presentations to helping diverse businesses with complex IT environments in lowering Total Cost of Ownership and raising Return On Investments. Prior to joining Concurrency, Annur served as a Vice President of Technology for Duff & Phelps. One of the world’s leading independent financial advisory firms serving client needs in the areas of valuation, investment banking, transaction advice, and dispute consulting. During his tenure at Duff & Phelps, Annur worked closely with Microsoft product teams and case study managers in providing invaluable feedback towards a greater vision around how businesses such as his were able to benefit from Microsoft technologies that were molded into business solutions. As a Microsoft MVP and industry expert, Annur brings 10 years of experience to work actively with other MVPs and Microsoft Partners to provide industry insight and strategic direction.