Dean Wells

Dean Wells has been working in the information technology industry since 1987. His roles and experience have been varied and include software development, training, systems security consulting and enterprise-systems design & implementation. Wells has been training and presenting for about 15 years and has hosted hundreds of technical training courses for end-users and Microsoft technical staff alike. He is also a commonplace speaker at commonplace industry events such as Tech-Ed and the Directory Experts Conferences. He has been working with Active Directory since its inception, and earlier in various beta releases, since 1999. A few years later, Wells was awarded Microsoft’s MVP designation in Directory Services and Security. Most recently, he joined the Directory Services product group at Microsoft where he now works as a Program Manager.