Shawn currently works as a Senior Consultant at Nutanix. Subject Matter Expert in Virtualization and VDI technologies. Shawn’s certifications include Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator, HP Accredited System Engineer, IBM XSeries Server Specialist, Comptia A+, Comptia Network+, and Comptia Certified Trainer. In his free time he enjoys his family, outdoors and golf.

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 for 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).