Brian Desmond

Brian Desmond

Active Directory and Identity Expert

  • @brdesmond

Chicago, Illinois

Areas of Expertise:

  • Active Directory
  • Azure
  • Intune
  • Identity Management
  • Exchange
  • Windows
  • Windows Server
  • consulting
  • speaking
  • programming
  • writing
Brian Desmond is a Microsoft platform expert and independent consultant focused heavily on Enterprise Mobility, Active Directory, Identity Management, Exchange, and Office 365 architecture and engineering projects for commercial enterprise and higher education customers. With a track record of successfully executing complex consulting engagements in these areas, Brian has delivered numerous enterprise scale deployments around the world at Fortune 100 and larger scale organizations as well as dozens of K-12 and Higher Education institutions and public sector customers.

Since March 2003, Brian has been recognized annually as a Microsoft MVP for Identity and Access Management for his contributions to the Microsoft technical communities at large.

Brian is an independent consultant and founder of Ravenswood Technology Group.

Active Directory Active Directory
by Brian Desmond, Joe Richards, Robbie Allen, Alistair Lowe-Norris
Fifth Edition May 2013
Print: $59.99
Ebook: $50.99

Active Directory Active Directory
by Brian Desmond, Joe Richards, Robbie Allen, Alistair Lowe-Norris
Fourth Edition November 2008
OUT OF PRINT

Webcast: What's New in Windows Server 2008 R2 Active Directory
April 24, 2009
Bring your Active Directory questions and come learn what's new in Active Directory for Windows Server 2008 R2. Active Directory MVPs and authors Brian Desmond (Active Directory, 4th Edition) and Laura Hunter (Active Directory Cookbook, 3rd Edition) ...

"Overall this is an excellent book that should be kept close to hand by anyone who is serious about working with AD. Seriously recommended."
--Richard Siddaway, Richard Siddaway's Blog