Keith Ward Follow LinkedIn Writer Education Towson University Expertise Windows Operating Systems Microsoft Products Software Development Consumer Technology Introduction Tech writer specializing in Microsoft products, reviews, tutorials, and basics for over 25 years.Former editor of Redmond Magazine and Microsoft Certified Professionals Magazine.Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) and Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP). Experience Keith Ward is a former Lifewire writer who specialized in Microsoft products, tutorials, and basics. Ward has covered the computer industry since 2000 and has worked as a Windows NT applications specialist.Ward has had a special focus on Microsoft over the years and has served as the editor of Redmond Magazine and Microsoft Certified Professional Magazine. He has also run software development magazines, and currently serves as editor in chief of a technical magazine. He has 25 years of experience as a writer and editor, and writes fiction on the side. Education Ward has a Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications from Towson University. He is also a Microsoft Certified Professional and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer. Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.