Matt Hester is a seasoned Information Technology Professional Evangelist for Microsoft. Matt has been involved in the IT Pro community for over 15 years. He is a skilled and experienced evangelist presenting to audiences nationally and internationally. Prior to joining Microsoft, Matt was a highly successful Microsoft Certified Trainer for over eight years. Since joining Microsoft, he has continued to be heavily involved in IT Pro community as an IT Pro Evangelist. In his role at Microsoft, Matt has presented to audiences in excess of 5,000 and as small as 10. Matt has written four articles for TechNet magazine. In addition Matt has published three books: "Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 Administration Instant Reference" (Sybex); "Automating Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2 with Windows PowerShell 2.0" (Sybex); and "Microsoft Windows Server 2012 Administration Instant Reference" (Sybex)