Dean Paron is the Group Program Manager for Microsoft RemoteFX and as such he is responsible for overall product strategy, feature definition and business development. In his prior role, he was Product Unit Manager for Windows MultiPoint Server, where he directed all-up product engineering. He has also served in various roles on a number of other Microsoft products, including Windows Server, Internet Explorer, Small Business Server and Windows Home Server. Prior to joining Microsoft, Dean was a telecommunications researcher at Argonne National Laboratory, and worked a number of odd jobs from independent software design to small business technical consulting. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in computer science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.