As Microsoft's Senior Technical Evangelist and worldwide technical lead covering Virtualization (Hyper-V), Infrastructure (Windows Server), Management (System Center) and Cloud (Microsoft Azure), Symon Perriman is an internationally recognized industry expert, author, keynote presenter and technology personality. His technical content gets viewed by millions of IT Professionals each year, across digital, print, online and social media. He started in the technology industry in 2002 and has been at Microsoft for seven years, working with multiple teams, including engineering, evangelism, technical marketing, and product planning.
Symon holds several patents and over two-dozen industry certifications, including Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), MCSE Private Cloud, and VMware Certified Professional (VCP). In 2013 he co-authored "Introduction to System Center 2012 R2 for IT Professionals" (Microsoft Press), has contributed to five other technical books, and co-hosts the weekly 'Edge Show' for IT Professionals. He graduated from Duke University with degrees in Computer Science, Economics and Film & Digital Studies, and also serves as a technical advisor for several startups.