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Will Panek

Senior Technical Instructor and 5-time Microsoft MVP

With a degree in computer science and many successful years in the computer industry as an IT Director and Manager, Will decided that he could better use his talents and personality as an instructor. He started teaching classes for such schools as Boston University and the University of Maryland, and for various corporate and government clients, including the United States Secret Service, US Armed Forces (all branches), Cisco, and Microsoft.

Will is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, a 5-Time Microsoft MVP Winner, and a frequent Sybex author with 36 published Microsoft books and exam study guides. He is proud to be a former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, the United States Air Force, and a veteran of the Desert Shield and Desert Storm operations during the Iraq War.

In his spare time Will likes to shoot skeet and trap, play golf, and ride his Harley. He is also a commercially rated helicopter pilot with over 1000 hours.

Recent study guides authored by Will

  • MCSA: Windows 10 Complete Study Guide: Exam 70-698 and Exam 70-697
  • MCSA Windows 10 Study Guide: Exam 70-698
  • MCSA Microsoft Windows 10 Study Guide: Exam 70-697
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Configuring Advanced Services Study Guide: Exam 70-412
  • MCTS Windows Server 2008 R2 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-640, 70-642 and 70-643
  • MCSA Windows Server 2016 Complete Study Guide: Exam 70-740, Exam 70-741, Exam 70-742 and Composite Upgrade Exam 70-743
  • MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-741
  • MCSA Windows Server 2016 Study Guide: Exam 70-742
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 Complete Study Guide: Exams 70-410, 70-411, 70-412, and 70-417
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Installation and Configuration Study Guide: Exam 70-410
  • MCSA Windows Server 2012 R2 Administration Study Guide: Exam 70-411

And there are more study guides on Microsoft Azure and Windows Server 2019 coming soon!