Derek Kerr is the Lead Solutions Architect at Cistel for the Microsoft Collaboration Suites (Lync/SharePoint/Exchange), a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner with offices across Canada and the US. Derek brings over 17 years of expertise in helping organizations align their business goals using Microsoft technology. His passion for IT innovation has made him a leader and driving force in deploying the latest Microsoft 2010 and emerging 2013 technologies for enterprise organizations across North America. He has deep expertise in Lync/OCS, SharePoint, Exchange and core IO. Derek currently holds several Microsoft technical designations, and is an active member of the IT Pro community.