About Helge Klein
Helge has both consulting and development backgrounds. That combination has been very valuable to him on many occasions.
As a consultant, programming expertise often comes in handy. Writing small scripts to automate tedious tasks is a no-brainer. The ability to quickly develop the perfect tools for complex migration scenarios is a real benefit for the customer. In more than 10 years of working for several large enterprises he had the ability to hone both his consulting and development skills.
As a developer, consulting experience is a great asset. Helge was the architect of the user profile management product sepagoPROFILE which was acquired by Citrix and whose successor is now known as Citrix Profile Management. Why was sepagoPROFILE so successful? Because the development team’s consulting backgrounds helped them design the product in such a way that it fit neatly into heterogeneous environments, was easy to set up and maintain.
When he got the chance to work with O’Reilly Germany, he did not have to think twice. He has proofread several books for technical correctness (among them the famous Active Directory book) and written his own little compendium, a guide to the command line tools in Windows.
In his spare time Helge pursues several projects related to IT. In the early 2000s, when he needed a command line program to manage printer permissions and could not find one, he decided to write his own tool for the task, SetACL. He did not stop at printer permissions, but wrote a universal tool for automated permission management. Its success speaks for itself – SetACL has been downloaded more than 500,000 times. Try it, it’s free!
In September 2009 Helge received the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) award. In October 2011 he received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award.
Helge is available for consulting and development projects. You can find more information here.
You can find and contact Helge on Twitter as @HelgeKlein.