Lachlan has over eighteen years professional experience working as an information technology consultant. He has extensive commercial experience supporting applications and networks ranging from two PC's to networks with 5,000 PC's. Lachlan regularly attends and participates in Microsoft TechEd and Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference and is sought after for his combined network and applications expertise, particularly with mission critical line of business applications based on .NET and SQL Server technologies. At Directions Technology, Lachlan regularly leads complex server migration projects including application conversions, Lotus and Novell to Windows Migrations. Additionally, Lachlan has specialist virtualisation and disaster planning expertise.
Keira's background includes 12 years managing a variety of small and medium businesses, giving her a unique insight into the requirements of Directions Technology's clients. Keira has worked with Directions Technology as an Account Manager for 5 years and works closely with clients to formulate strategic plans to align their IT environment with their business requirements and goals. Keira is an MCP and was selected by Microsoft as the Australian Partner Area Lead for 2010/11, representing Australian small and medium business interests to Microsoft globally. She is a member of the Microsoft Partner Advisory Board and a member of the SMB IT Professionals Association.