Asen is a mechanical engineer and graduated from the Technical University of Sofia 8 years ago. He has 10 years of professional experience in IT, the last 3 of which focused on designing and implementing Microsoft infrastructure technologies including Active Directory, PKI, Identity, DirectAccess and Exchange. He has taken a leading role in several AD and Exchange migration projects where both Microsoft and third party tools have been used. He has also developed specific software based on .NET for different customers, including an independent AD migration tool. For the past six years he worked at HP – from deep technical support engineer, to Active Directory lead and finally Technical Solution Designer. He recently joined Microsoft Consulting Services (MCS). In his spare time he likes to listen to hard rock and metal music, read books and if it is winter – I try to go skiing as much as possible.