Lee Benjamin has more than 20 years of experience in the messaging industry. He is New England's original ExchangeGuy, having spent six years working for Microsoft during Exchange's design, extensive beta testing, and through it's first three releases as evangelist and consultant where he worked closely with customers, partners, the channel and the Redmond Exchange Team. While at Microsoft he held regular meetings, which were open to the Exchange community, essentially creating the forerunner of the Exchange Server Boston User Group. Since retiring from Microsoft in 1997, Lee has worked in the enterprise and medium consulting space, as well as advising software development companies regarding product positioning and vendor leverage. He currently specializes in migration and upgrade advisory services, technical writing and evaluation, product strategy, and training and courseware development. He recently completed an international training tour for Microsoft.