Steve Thompson

Steve is now in his 18th year as an MVP and has developed numerous applications, honing his skills on SQL Server development, and client/server applications. With a background in SQL Server, as DBA and advocate for SQL Server technology, started working with Systems Management Server when it was a v1.1 release. Presently works for Dell, Inc. as a Configuration Management specialist supporting internal and external clients. Industry speaker has presented at numerous Microsoft Management Summit events. First awarded MVP in Microsoft Access in Dec 1995, transitioned into SQL Server MVP for a few years before joining the System Center team as a Configuration Manager MVP. Contributing author for ‘System Center 2012 Configuration Manager Unleashed’ (SAMS) and advocate for Reporting!