Michael Ryba MCP, MCTS is the Network Administrator of North American Spine Society. His responsibilities include server/network maintenance, end user support, project management, business efficiency & automation, database administration, website architecture, audio/visual support, and telecommunications. Michael and his team has developed an innovative abstract management & registration system and worked to integrate many different products into a custom learning management system (LMS) that is still in use today by NASS. He attended Olivet Nazarene University where he earned his Bachelors of Science (Magna Cum Laude) in Mass Communications with a double minor in Business Administration and Spanish. He was a member of the communication’s department honor society Lambda Pi Eta. He has completed additional coursework in IS/IT Project Management at Villanova University. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional as well as a Microsoft Certified Technical Specialist. Michael has been working in the fields of video/film production, Technical Theatre production, IT/AV technology, and distance/Adult learning for the past 10+ years.