Patrick Curran, MCT, MCTS, MCP, MCITP, MCPD, MCSA. Patrick is currently the Director for the Federal Group and a Senior SharePoint Architect for Planet Technologies. He has been working with SharePoint since 2003 doing everything from administration, branding, and development to upgrading, and troubleshooting. Patrick works with clients, all over the world, to help integrate their organization into SharePoint. With his diverse background, he brings a lot of experience and insight into infrastructure and troubleshooting. He has designed and deployed many farms of varying complexity over the years, especially within the Federal realm where nothing is small or simple. Patrick is a co-author of Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013: Designing and Architecting Solutions for Microsoft Press.