Rui Maximo's technical experience ranges from software development engineer to program management to consultant to author. He has contributed to shipping over 20 commercial software products in the past 20 years. Previous experience includes consulting, working at IBM, RSA, Greenplum, and more. Rui has a Master’s degree in mathematics with a thesis in cryptography. When not focused on writing books and articles for Lync Server, he loves to hack the Lync APIs and build applications for Lync. Published credits include: • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 Resource Kit (Double Winner: Society for Technical Communications 2009 Distinguished Technical Communication and Best of Show awards - • Programming for Unified Communications • Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 Resource Kit • Running Microsoft Office Communications Server 2007 R2 in a Virtualized Topology • Pro LCS: Live Communications Server Administration • Many articles for the Office Communications Server Team blog • Many articles for TechNet magazine You can contact him at: • Twitter: • web: • E-mail: