A 14-year Microsoft MVP, Darren has a wealth of experience in Identity and Access Management including currently Head of Product at Semperis, Inc. He was the CTO and Founder of SDM Software, a provider of Microsoft systems management solutions. Prior to launching SDM, Darren held senior infrastructure architecture roles in Fortune 500 companies and was also the CTO of Quest Software. As a Microsoft MVP, Darren has contributed to numerous publications on Windows networks, Active Directory and Group Policy, and was a Contributing Editor for Windows IT Pro Magazine for 20 years. He’s an avid competitive road cyclist and hobbyist winemaker and lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.