About Some rumblings from the weeds of Microsoft...


About Some rumblings from the weeds of Microsoft...

Chris is a senior program manager at Microsoft focusing on platform technologies for the Client Management organization.  In past years, Chris spent 7 years focusing on IIS in such capacities as deployment, supportability, user interface, and core architecture with IIS product group (IIS 4, 5, 6, and 7.)  Chris’s recent focus, though, for the Client Management space is the Windows server platform, virtualization, performance, architecture, and deployments.  Chris has spent 12 years in IT & Software Engineering with various networking engineer, consultant, and the past 8 years at Microsoft building products or solutions. 

Chris is credited with to date shipping as Program Manager the following solutions:

  • SSL Diagnostics
  • Authentication & Authorization Diagnostics
  • WFetch
  • Trace Diagnostics
  • IIS 7.0 Manager
  • Home Page - www.iis.net 
  • Download Center - www.iis.net
  • Desktop Management Services 2.0 M2 (a cut project but shipped to a customer)
  • Project "Modena" - MDT 2010 Update 1 User-driven installation 
  • Project "Louis" - MDT 2012 User-driven installation
  • Project "Berwyn" - P2V Migration Toolkit for Configuration Manager
  • Project "Nassau" - Package Conversion Manager (PCM) for ConfigMgr 2012

Beyond his “day job”, Chris spends time working with his Management & Services peers in ConfigMgr, SCVMM, OpsMgr, ConfigMgr, and others product teams analyzing potential solutions for Microsoft IT and other Client Management customers.