A graduate of Yale University and Thunderbird, Dan Holme has spent 15 years as a consultant and trainer, delivering solutions to tens of thousands of IT professionals from the most prestigious organizations and corporations around the world. Dan’s company, Intelliem, is a boutique consulting and training firm with a Fortune-caliber clientele and deep expertise and experience in Windows, Active Directory, and SharePoint. From his base in beautiful Maui, Dan travels around the globe supporting customers and delivering Microsoft technologies training. Dan is also a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro Magazine, a Microsoft MVP (Windows Server Directory Services, 2007, and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server, 2008-2010), and the community lead of SharePointProConnections.com. Last year, Dan published two books with Microsoft: the "Windows Administration Resource Kit" and the training kit for the 70-640 MCTS exam, both of which are at the top of the bestseller list of Windows books. He is currently writing both the Training Kit and the Microsoft Official Curriculum course for Configuring SharePoint Server 2010. He recently returned from Vancouver, where he built SharePoint and Windows solutions to support the broadcast of the 2010 winter Olympics as the Microsoft Technologies Consultant for NBC Olympics, a role he played last year in Beijing and previously in Torino.