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A graduate of Yale University and Thunderbird, the American Graduate School of InternationalManagement, Dan has spent 10 years as a consultant and trainer, delivering solutions to tens of thousands of IT professionals from the most prestigious organizations and corporations around the world. His clients have included AT&T, Johnson & Johnson, HP, Boeing, Home Depot, and Intel, and he has recently been involved in supporting the design and implementation of Active Directory at severalenterprises, including Raytheon, NBC 10 Olympics, and General Electric. Dan is the Director of Training & Consulting for Intelliem, which specializes in boosting the productivity of IT professionals and users by creating advanced, customized solutions that integrate clients’ specific design and configuration into productivity-focused training and knowledge management services (email@example.com). From hisbase in sunny Arizona, Dan travels to client sites around the world and then unwinds on his favorite mode of transportation—his snowboard. It takes a village to raise a happy geek, and Dan sends undying thanks and love to those without whom sanity would be out of reach: Lyman, Barb & Dick, Bob & Joni, Stan & Marylyn & Sondra, the Friels, Mark & Derrick, Ken & Craig, Curt & James, and Maddie. Andan extra thanks from “Danny Dash” to Craig, Antonio, Art, and all the Mikes of Torino for a medal-winning experience!
Orin is a writer, speaker, trainer, and systems administrator who works for the certification advice Web site Certtutor.net. His work in IT has been varied: He’s done everything from providing first-level networking support to acting as systems administrator for...