Dynamics Four, headquartered in Atlanta, has named Bill Ryan as Chief Architect for the company’s Greenville satellite office. Chief Technology Officer James Laws announced the appointment today. Ryan will oversee the Product Development Division for Dynamics Four and will be responsible for the growth and execution of the firm’s core product offerings.
Ryan is an experienced software architect and developer with over 12 years experience. He’s worked in several industries including Financial Services, Manufacturing, Health Care and software. He’s authored several publications on software development including two best sellers. His articles have been quoted in several other books and academic research.
He has won Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional award 9 years in a row. He has participated in every aspect of the Exam Development process for Microsoft including exam question writing. His contributions have been included in over 30 different certification exams including Microsoft .NET, SharePoint, Windows Azure, Sql Server and the Microsoft’s entire Business Intelligence platform.
In addition to writing, Ryan has been a frequent speaker at industry events, user group meetings and code camps. Currently, Ryan’s area of focus is Microsoft’s Dynamics CRM, Sql Server Analysis Services, Windows Azure , Cryptography and data security and large sized data sets (aka “Big Data”).