Will Schmied, BSET, MCSE, CWNA, TICSA, MCSA, Security+, Network+, A+, is a Senior
Systems Administrator for a world renowned children’s research hospital. As a freelance writer,
Will has worked with many publishers, including Microsoft Press and Pearson Education. Will
has also worked directly with Microsoft in the MCSE exam-development process and is the
founder of the popular Internet certification portal, www.mcseworld.com.
Will holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering technology from Old Dominion
University along with his various IT industry certifications. Before becoming a civilian, he
served in the U.S. Navy for over 12 years in the nuclear power field.
Will currently resides in northern Mississippi with his wife, Chris; their children, Christopher,
Austin, Andrea, and Hannah; their dog, Charlie; and their cats, Smokey, Evin, and Socks.
When he’s not busy working, you can find Will enjoying time with his family, taking in a hockey
game, or vegetating in front of the Xbox 360.