Keith Ward



Towson University


Windows Operating Systems

Microsoft Products

Software Development

Consumer Technology


  • 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).


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. 


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.

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