Drew is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (Enterprise Administrator), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer, and a Microsoft Small Business Specialist 2003, 2008 and 2011. He is also a D-Link Certified Network Engineer, and holds a Bachelor of Engineering Technology (Electrical and Electronic Engineering). Drew has passed 18 different Microsoft Certification exams thus far, and he aims to continue to use Microsoft Certification Exams as a means of staying current in the IT industry.
Drew is a past owner of a successful ICT company which ran for seven years, before selling his company. He has since been working as an Operations Manager or as a Senior Systems Engineer for a number of Managed Services based support companies, whilst enjoying a greater work life balance. Drew describes himself as a quiet achiever, however, he is an active and regular contributor to the SMB IT Professional community in Australia.
In the 13 plus years Drew has worked in IT, his primary focus has always been on the SMB client base, with the majority being based on the Microsoft SBS product range. Drew divides his passion equally between the SMB client base and the Microsoft technologies that support these clients.