For those who really need to know, Orin Thomas was born in 1973 and is still not dead.

He lives with his wife Oksana and son Rooslan (Photos) in Melbourne, Australia. 

Orin works as an author and has written more than a three dozen IT textbooks. He is the convener of the Melbourne System Center, Security, and Infrastructure Group, a Microsoft Security MVP, and a Microsoft Regional Director. He also works as an author for PluralSight and is a contributing editor for Windows IT Pro.

He is currently working on books related to Windows Server vNext, Office 365, and Microsoft Azure

Follow him on twitter @orinthomas

An incomplete list of Orin's books