Shawn currently works as a Senior Managing Architect/Virtualization Technologies at Cognizant Technology Solutions. Shawn’s certifications include Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator, Citrix Certified Sales Professional, HP Accredited System Engineer, IBM XSeries Server Specialist, Comptia A+, and Comptia Certified Trainer. In his free time he enjoys playing golf.

Recently, Shawn Tooley was a co-author for 2 Syngress Microsoft Windows Server 2008 Study Guides: The Real MCTS/MCITP Exam 70–646 Prep Kit: Windows Server 2008 Server Administrator and The Real MCTS/MCITP Exam 70–642 Prep Kit: Independent and Complete Self-Paced Solutions. Also, I was the main author on The Real Citrix CCA Prep Kit: Independent and Complete Self-Paced Solution (ISBN: 1597494194)—Citrix XenApp 5. I have served as a Technical Editor on many great books, including VMware View 5: Building a Successful Virtual Desktop (VMware Press Technology) (ISBN: 978-0321822345) and Securing Citrix XenApp Server in the Enterprise (ISBN: 978-1597492812) .