Director of Product Technology | We are hiring!, skybow
Bio: Adis Jugo is a software architect and trusted advisor, with over 20 years of solution delivery and IT consulting experience. Adis is Microsoft MVP for Office Development and for Office Servers and Services. He is a Director of Product Technology at skybow, company that makes platform for rapid business solutions development on SharePoint.
He first met SharePoint (and Microsoft CMS server) back in 2002, and since 2006 his focus was completely shifted towards architecture and development of solutions based on the SharePoint, Office 365 and Azure. Adis is an internationally recognized speaker with over 15 years of speaker experience, speaking at various Microsoft and community events worldwide. He likes to keep his free time really free, since there isn't much of it. He prefers spending it with his family, and he tries to reach to his guitar (which he loves almost as much as software development) as often as he can.
MCSM, MCT, MVP, Technical Director, Flow Simulation Ltd
Bio: I am a consultant developer and solution architect who has been working on SharePoint since the 2003 version of the product, and I am a Microsoft Certified Master, MCSM Charter SharePoint, MCT and Office Development MVP. I specialize in Intranet portals and mobile solutions with a particular focus on Agile software development practices. I have over 20 years’ experience in the software industry, and speak regularly at international conferences and user groups. I am also a moderator on SharePoint.StackExchange.com, and I blog occasionally at http://SPDoctor.net/. I am based in Sheffield, UK.
Sr. Product Marketing Manager, Microsoft
Bio: Chris McNulty is a Sr. Product Manager for SharePoint and Office 365 at Microsoft. Chris’s experience as CTO includes companies as diverse as Dell Software/Quest, and Cryptzone/HiSoftware. He was first recognized as a SharePoint MVP in 2013, and led the SharePoint consulting practice at KMA, a Boston based Microsoft Gold Partner. A frequent speaker at events around the globe, Chris is the author of the “SharePoint 2013 Consultant’s Handbook” among other works. He also blogs at http://www.chrismcnulty.net/blog Recently, he was recognized by Harmon.ie at the Ignite Conference as one of the Top 25 Office 365 Influencers in the community today. Chris holds an MBA from Boston College in Investment Management and has over twenty years’ experience in financial services technology with John Hancock, State Street, GMO and Santander.
Business-Manager, BridgingIT GmbH
Bio: Corinna Lins is a SharePoint consultant working at BridgingIT in Munich. She has many years of experience in the SharePoint area, especially in UI/UX topics. She also has expertise in document management, search capabilities and the different development possibilities. In her role she is active as a speaker and trainer.
Bio: Eric Shupps is the founder and President of BinaryWave, a leading provider of enterprise software solutions for SharePoint. Eric has worked with SharePoint Products and Technologies since 2001 as a consultant, administrator, architect, developer and trainer. He is an advisory committee member of the Dallas/Ft. Worth SharePoint Community group and participating member of user groups throughout the United Kingdom. Eric has authored numerous articles on SharePoint, speaks at user group meetings and conferences around the world, and publishes a popular SharePoint blog at http://www.sharepointcowboy.com.
Erwin van Hunen
Product Owner Transformation Tooling, Rencore
Bio: Erwin is a Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Certified Master and Microsoft Certified Solutions Master and works at Rencore, the company behind the SharePoint Code Analysis Framework (SPCAF) www.spcaf.com.
He is a product owner for transformation tooling, helping customers to successfully migrate from on-premises solutions and traditional solution packages to the new add-in model for SharePoint.
Erwin is a core member of the Office 365 Patterns and Practices team (https://dev.office.com) helping developers worldwide with code samples, scenarios, solutions and guidance to successfully implement customizations for Office 365.
Erwin is speaking regularly at SharePoint conferences around the world, like Ignite 2015, and is one of the organizers of SharePoint Saturday Stockholm, the largest SharePoint focused conference in Scandinavia.
Lead Developer, Rencore GmbH
Office 365 Advisory Services Manager, Rackspace
Bio: Jason Himmelstein is an ITPro Solutions Architect with more than 18 years of experience working with Microsoft and related technologies. With a passion for technology, Jason has spent the past 8 years dedicated to SharePoint, becoming a recognized expert in the field. Jason has successfully architected solutions for up to 120,000 users and maintains an active speaking schedule, addressing conferences in the United States & Canada. He is currently the Office 365 Advisory Services Manager for Rackspace.
Jason is the co-author of the O'Reilly book "Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint". He also is one of the organizers of New Hampshire SharePoint Users Group, New Hampshire Windows Phone Users Group, and SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire & Rhode Island. Outside of this crazy working world he is a happily married father of 2 boys, a die-hard Texas Longhorns and San Antonio Spurs fan.
Cloud Consultant & Microsoft MVP, Sparked
Bio: Jasper Oosterveld is a frequently booked speaker and he writes blogs and articles about the topic that makes his heart beat faster: SharePoint and Office 365.
At Sparked he provides seamless implementations of SharePoint Online and Office365 as Cloud Consultant. Jasper is able to keep track of both the outline and micromanage and he works flexibly and convincingly towards the very best result for his principals.
As co-founder of the site SP&C NL he supports corporate users, but he also provides fresh information about SharePoint and Office 365 via Twitter and LinkedIn on a daily basis.
In 2014 Jasper was awarded the Office 365 MVP Award. In summary, Sparked’s Microsoft MVP is the ultimate ‘go-to guy’ for SharePoint and Office 365.
MCSM, MCT, MVP, CTO, Onsight Helsinki
Bio: Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Certified Master, MCT Regional Lead for Finland, Chief Architect at Onsight Helsinki, SharePoint User Group Finland Community Manager
MVP, Microsoft Regional Director, Portiva, Netherlands
Bio: Maarten Eekels (@maarteneekels) is Microsoft MVP + Regional Director and CTO of Portiva, one of the larger SharePoint and Office 365 implementation partners in the Netherlands. Maarten is an experienced Office 365 and SharePoint specialist and already since version 2003 he is involved in implementing SharePoint and (later) Office 365. Also, Maarten is a regular speaker at both national and international events, like conferences, SharePoint Saturdays, and user group meetings. In September 2015 he started a video blog series called Maarten’s Cloud Journaal, specifically targeted at Dutch speaking Office 365 users.
CEO, MVP, Rencore
Bio: Matthias is a Microsoft MVP and the CEO and founder of Rencore, the company providing solutions for App Security, App Governance and App Management in SharePoint and Office 365.
Matthias is speaking regularly at international SharePoint and ALM conferences and community events and organizes the European Collaboration Summit, SharePoint Saturday Stockholm and SharePoint Saturday Munich
Principal Consultant, MVP, Puzzlepart
Bio: Mikael Svenson is a principal consultant for Puzzlepart, an Office 365 consultancy. He has worked in the search field for over 15 years implementing solutions for major international corporations and for several Nordic governmental institutions.
Mikael is a an international speaker as well as an Office Server and Services MVP for the past six years. He is a Microsoft P-TSP, and he is also involved in a lot of SharePoint community work in Norway. Mikael has worked with media monitoring software, developed an Enterprise Search Engine, and developed for Office 365 and SharePoint in general. He has authored "SharePoint Search Queries Explained" and “Working with FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint”.
Managing Consultant / Evangelist, EXPERTS INSIDE
Bio: Nicki Borell (http://www.sharepointtalk.net/) is an evangelist & consultant in the Experts Inside team (www.expertsinside.com). He has worked for many years in Microsoft enterprise environments and also as a trainer and consultant for the SharePoint and SQL Server products. His expertise extendes from technical consulting all the way to project management, with his core competencies covering KMU, enterprise environments and government data management. His special focus is on SharePoint Search Technologies. Nicki is Microsoft MVP for SharePoint, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Database Administrator (MCBA) and IT Professional (MCITP).
MCSM, MVP, Senior Consultant, PiaSys.com
Bio: Paolo Pialorsi is a consultant, trainer, and author who specializes in developing distributed applications architectures and Microsoft Office 365 enterprise solutions. Paolo has a great deal of experience on SharePoint and Office 365, and he is a Microsoft Certified Solutions Master – Charter SharePoint. He has been awarded as Office 365 MVP.
He is also a regular speaker at international IT conferences. He spoke at Microsoft TechEd Europe, the European SharePoint Conference, the SharePoint Conference in USA, and many other IT conferences.
Paolo is the author for Microsoft Press of many books about .NET, Windows 8, and SharePoint. The latest books published are the Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Developer Reference, Build Windows 8 Apps with Microsoft Visual C# and Visual Basic Step by Step, and Programming Microsoft LINQ in Microsoft .NET 4.0. He also wrote some Italian-language books about .NET, XML and Web Services.
In 2014 he was Co-Programme Chair of the European SharePoint Conference 2014, and is member of the Core Team of the Office 365 Developer Pattern and Pratcites project.
Solutions Architect, Trustmarque
Bio: Microsoft Office Server and Services MVP working for Trustmarque Solutions in the U.K.
Primarily focussed on SharePoint and OneDrive, but also specialising in supporting Office 365 supporting technologies such as identity and Azure AD
Chief SharePoint Architect, Owner, OneBit Software
Bio: Radi Atanassov is a professional SharePoint architect, a Microsoft Certified Master in SharePoint and a die-hard "fanatic" when it comes to SharePoint application development. With many years full of development experience, Radi's background demonstrates strong ambitions to achieve the greatest quality, architecture, attention to detail and smooth processes when leading teams to create applications on top of SharePoint. Radi is the founder and lead architect of OneBit Software, a Bulgaria-based SharePoint 'mercenary' company providing solution development, outsourcing services and deployment support to Microsoft partners and clients around the world. Radi is also an MCT training SharePoint across learning centers and universities. In his spare time he blogs, writes articles, runs web camps, plays guitar and leads the Web Platform User Group in Bulgaria.
SharePoint Architect | SharePoint Specialist | Lead Consultant, blue-infinity
Bio: With 18 years of experience in Software Engineering & Architecture, Rodrigo Pinto is a Solution Architect, SharePoint MVP, Specialist & Evangelist at Blue Infinity. Responsible for the SharePoint area tends to use innovation in creating new solutions and development strategies.Speaker since 2009 , is delivering regular sessions in Microsoft Events: Techdays, RoadtoSharePoint, Lightup SharePoint, Microsoft RoadShow, SharePoint Connections, SP24, European SharePoint Conference, SPCAdriatics, Microsoft TechRefresh, MVP ShowCase, SQL Saturday, Azure Boot Camps, User Group Meetings and online events. He started the SharePoint Portuguese User Group and loves the idea By and For the Community.
Senior Consultant, Experts Inside GmbH
Bio: Samuel Zuercher [MVP] works as a Senior Consultant at Experts Inside, Switzerland. He is highly skilled in SharePoint with an Experience of over 10 years, knows the heart of Office 365 including Toppics like Azure AD and ADFS. In addition he is a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2009. Additionally he founded the Swiss SharePoint Community and runs the Blog sharepointszu.com. He speaks about SharePoint IT-Pro topics in a variety of Events all over the world. While he is fully technical minded, he loves it to deal with Information architecture, Social strategies and can also talk to a CEO, in a receiver oriented manner. In his job he is involved in many SharePoint projects from concept to the rollout. Since 2011 he is a member of the world wide MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professional) family with direct contacts to the product team in Redmond.
Managing Director, Triumph Media Limited
Bio: Spencer Harbar is widely recognised as one of the world’s foremost Office 365 and SharePoint authorities. With over twenty years of commercial experience in the architecture, development, deployment and operational service management of Web based applications and hosting platforms, his broad base of fundamental skills routinely enables the world’s largest organizations to succeed with Office 365 and SharePoint.
Spencer is the only person to hold all four of the advanced certifications for SharePoint; one of only five people worldwide to hold the prestigious Microsoft Certified Architect, one of a dozen to hold the Microsoft Certified Solutions Master for SharePoint, and the Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint 2010 and Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint 2007 certifications
He was the content owner, author and instructor for one third of the SharePoint MCSM and MCM programs. Spencer also works with Microsoft on delivering field readiness material and documentation for SharePoint.
In his spare time (not much of it) he enjoys photography, reading, tennis cricket, golf and Scotch whisky. He listens to the Jazz giants of yesteryear and some young blood, and spends time with family and friends in the beautiful capital city of Edinburgh, Scotland, his home town of Manchester, England, and Zoetermeer, the Netherlands.
Senior Escalation Engineer, Microsoft
Bio: Stefan is a Senior Escalation Engineer for SharePoint Technologies. In this role he acts as interface between customers and the SharePoint Product Group.
He is well known in the SharePoint community due to his popular blog where he frequently provides information to the SharePoint user community.
Digital Strategy Advisor, Microsoft
Bio: Strategic Advisor
Over a decade of experience advising executives and business decision makers on the development of technology enabled business strategies. I work with business leaders to re-imagine and bring to life the ways in which digital technologies can open new ways for organisations to transform customer interactions, create flexible, engaging and innovative workplaces, and create new business opportunities. I have a demonstrable track record in developing trust based relationships with CxO's and business leaders, and in planning and leading technology enabled business transformation programmes across all sectors.
Conducting doctoral research through Henley Business School. The qualitative research is concerned with understanding how digital technologies make a difference to the ways in which people organise and get work done. Recent pilot study drew on experiences of knowledge workers inside a global technology organisation during the deployment of an enterprise social network. In my consulting work I conduct qualitative research inside organisations to help executive & management teams understand how technology, culture & the physical workplace combine to affect working practices & drive strategic outcomes.
Author & speaker
Author of the book "The Art of SharePoint Success: Delivering Business Value From SharePoint Investments" which was published in 2012. A regular columnist for industry website CMSWire. A speaker at technology & industry events across the USA & Europe. Discourse focuses on how organisations can leverage the workplace as a strategic asset & is grounded in my research and consulting experience.
A background is in software development & IT architecture. Focus for the past 10years has been on the Microsoft productivity suite especially SharePoint, Office365 & Yammer. A four-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valued Professional (MVP) for SharePoint / Office365.
Bio: Thomas is a SharePoint and Office 365 consultant focusing on the infrastructure side of things. As a platform architect he supports his customers in planning, deploying and maintaining their SharePoint infrastructures, whether on-premises or in the cloud. Thomas is also a trainer and a frequent speaker at various SharePoint community events. Thomas works as a SharePoint architect at Xylos, a Belgian consultancy company where he specializes in SharePoint and Office365 deployments.
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
Bio: Vesa Juvonen is a Senior Program Manager within SharePoint engineering. Prior this, he worked as a SharePoint CAT team member in CXP and as a principal consultant with Microsoft Services for 8 years before moving to product group. Vesa was also SharePoint MCM (Microsoft Certified Master) instructor for the life cycle of the program and is considered an industry expert on the use of the app/add-in model and more specifically on the transformation from farm solutions to the app/add-in model.
Vesa leads the virtual team which created the Office 365 Developer and SharePoint Patterns and Practice (PnP) to help customers to learn how to use SharePoint add-in model and other Office 365 related technologies. Vesa is also a frequent speaker at SharePoint conference and events.
MVP, Product Owner Customization Quality, Rencore
Bio: Waldek is Office Development MVP and works as a Senior Developer at Rencore. Waldek shares his enthusiasm about Office 365 development through his blog and articles published in online and off-line magazines. Waldek is a regular speaker at the most popular events such as SharePoint Ignite and SharePoint Saturday. Waldek is also a Virtual Technology Solutions Professional for Microsoft Netherlands. In this role he helps answering customer questions around building solutions on the Office 365 platform. http://blog.mastykarz.nl, http://twitter.com/waldekm.
Global Innovation Lead - Modern Workplace, Avanade
Bio: Wictor Wilén is a Microsoft Certified Architect and Microsoft Certified Solutions Master for SharePoint. He works as Director of Avanade’s Global Center of Excellence for Digital Workplace. Wictor has worked in the portal and web content management industry since 1998 for consulting companies, founded and sold his own software company and saw the dawn of SharePoint back in 2001. Wictor is an active SharePoint community participant, author, tutor, frequent speaker at local and international conferences, and author of SharePoint 2010 Web Parts in Action and co-author of Inside Microsoft SharePoint 2013. Since 2010 Wictor has been awarded the SharePoint Server MVP title by Microsoft for his community contributions.
He can be found online at http://www.wictorwilen.se/. Wictor is based in Stockholm, Sweden.