As an internationally best selling technology author and 17 time Microsoft MVP, Brien Posey has written or contributed to dozen books, and created numerous full-length video training courses on a huge variety of IT and space related topics. In addition, Brien has published over 7000 technical articles and white papers for various Web sites and periodicals. Brien has received Microsoft's MVP award numerous times for his work in Windows Server, IIS, Exchange Server, File Systems / Storage, Cloud and Datacenter Management, and Windows and Devices for IT.
In addition to his writing, Brien routinely records webcasts and speaks internationally at various live events IT on subjects ranging from information technology to astronautics.
Prior to going freelance, Brien was CIO for a national chain of hospitals and healthcare facilities. He has also served as the lead Network Engineer for the United States Department of Defense at Fort Knox, and has worked as a Network Administrator for some of the nation’s largest insurance companies. Currently, Brien holds a volunteer position as the head of the Technology and Engineering Group for the Association of Spaceflight Professionals.
In addition to his ongoing work in information technology, Brien is a Commercial Scientist-Astronaut Candidate. Over the last several years, Brien has been training extensively in preparation for a mission to study polar mesospheric clouds from space. You can see video of some of Brien's spaceflight training at: http://brienposey.com/space/space-video-gallery/