Bharat joined Microsoft on a mysterious day between the end of March and beginning of April 2008. He's a Senior Technical Writer in the Exchange Customer Experience (CXP) team, responsible for content related to Compliance (Archiving, Retention, eDiscovery, In-Place Hold), Security, and Search. Before joining Microsoft, he worked as Principal Exchange Architect. He has held various positions at half a dozen Silicon Valley startups before that- doing mostly Exchange, Windows platform and security-related stuff. Bharat is a former Exchange MVP, current MCT, MCSE (+Messaging +Security), MCITP. He is the coauthor of Exchange Server 2007: The Complete Reference (Osborne McGraw-Hill), and publishes Exchangepedia blog.