Adam is a Principal of Product Management at Withum Digital and a Microsoft MVP advocating for collaboration by connecting business needs with the right technology. He has been supporting Microsoft 365 for several years as a Product Manager for Migration at a market leading ISV and a Practice Lead for Office 365 in a cutting-edge Microsoft Consulting firm. Over the last decade Adam has been responsible for moving customers to the cloud, designing and building technology solutions, hands-on delivery of information architecture (SharePoint Farm and content) and increasing user adoption. Adam is an ongoing member of the SharePoint Saturday DC coordinating committee and active speaker at many national events.
Adam Ochs is a lead technician within the Office 365 Advisory Services team. He has worked in the Microsoft product stack for the last six years and has been a technology enthusiast well before that. His primary work background is with Microsoft Exchange and has expanded in recent years to the entire Office 365 product stack. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional with an MCSA in O365. Adam prides himself on being fanatical for his partners and works closely with some of our largest enterprise customers to deploy and adopt complex Office 365 solutions.
Amit Vasu is Sr. consultant - SharePoint/Office 365, working on SharePoint and related technologies since 2003. For the past 10 years Amit is focusing on creating business process automation with SharePoint and related technologies. He also has several years of experience building BI solutions on SharePoint. Amit is MCSE - SP 2016 and was awarded Microsoft MVP award in 2014. Amit also frequently participates in the SharePoint community events including SharePoint Saturday, SharePoint code camp and local user groups.
Andrew Connell is a full stack web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Office 365, specifically the Office 365 APIs, SharePoint, Microsoft's .NET Framework / .NET Core, Angular, Node.js and Docker that enjoys development, writing & teaching… if it’s cutting edge web you will find Andrew there! He has received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored and taught both in-person & in online courses. Recently he launched his own on-demand video platform, Voitanos (https://www.voitanos.io) to deliver his on-demand video training.
Throughout the years Andrew has been fortunate enough to share what he has learned at conferences like Microsoft’s TechEd, Build, Ignite & SharePoint conferences, Angular’s ngConf & AngularU, SPTechCon, SP Live 360, and Techorama among many others all around the world in North America, Europe, Asia & Australia. You can find Andrew on his popular blog (http://www.andrewconnell.com), follow him on Twitter @andrewconnell, check out some of the numerous projects he’s involved in on GitHub (http://www.github.com/andrewconnell) or listen to his popular weekly podcast, The Microsoft Cloud Show (http://www.microsoftcloudshow.com), which is focused on Microsoft cloud services such as Azure and Office 365 as well as the competitive cloud landscape.
Antonio Maio is an enterprise architect with over 20 years of experience in enterprise application architecture, information security, cybersecurity practices and systems, software development and team leadership. Antonio is an Associate Director and Senior Enterprise Architect with Protiviti. Based in Canada, he has been awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for 8 consecutive years, from 2012 to 2019, specializing in Office 365, SharePoint and Office Services. His background includes implementing large scale Office 365 and SharePoint environments, information security technologies, and information governance best practices. His experience with Office 365 and SharePoint extends over the last 12 years.
Asif has been training, consulting and mentoring on primarily Microsoft SharePoint technologies since 2002. He has been awarded SharePoint Server MVP for 10 consecutive years - since 2007. Asif provides online and in-person SharePoint training publicly and in private workshops. In addition to mentoring and teaching, Asif also is the CEO of VisualSP (https://www.visualsp.com) which provides a context sensitive help system for SharePoint end users.
Asif has authored several books over the years. He is the author of "SharePoint 2013 - First Look for Power Users". He is also the co-author of the books "Professional SharePoint Designer 2007", "Beginning SharePoint Designer 2010" and "Real World SharePoint 2010" by Wrox publications .
Asif has been a speaker at conferences since 2006 on numerous SharePoint topics. His speaking engagements has taken him to several places around the world such as USA, Canada, Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, UK and more at which he has spoken at many conferences including Microsoft's TechEd, Ignite, SharePoint Conference, SPTechCon, European SharePoint Conference, SharePoint Connections, SharePoint Fest, Evolutions, Best Practices Conference, SharePoint Saturdays, SharePoint Roadshows and more.
Benjamin works for Sharegate, a SharePoint & Office 365 Migration & Management tool, based in Montreal. Every day he follows the latest trends with the team of Geeks in order to craft the best possible tool for Sharegate's customers.
With more than a decade of SharePoint development and architecture experience, Bob German is a Partner Technical Architect for Microsoft. In that capacity, Bob helps partners across the US develop modern, scalable solutions based on SharePoint, Office 365, and Azure.
Before (re)joining Microsoft, Bob was a Microsoft MVP and Principal Architect at BlueMetal, where he led the development of numerous collaborative applications, Intranets, and other custom Office 365 and Azure based solutions. Over the last few years, Bob has demonstrated "future-proof" client side solutions that are now easily ported to add-ins and SharePoint Framework.
Bobby Chang is an Office 365 Collaboration Technology Specialist with Microsoft from the DC metropolitan area. He works with the public sector to help identify business opportunities in the government cloud. Bobby specializes in end user empowerment and business productivity. As an avid fan of the community, he can be found frequently in conferences, user groups, or local meetups.
I have spent a majority of my career working in the dev/ops weeds. Building solutions and teams for a diverse set of customers from industrial leaders, legal firms, to more niche players. With creative solutions and plenty of hard work and hands on experience delivering beyond the build is personal to me. When not locked in my office I enjoy life with my wife Stacy and 2 dachshunds Han and Chewie.
Brian Alderman is a Microsoft MVP, and since 1995 he has held several Microsoft certifications that currently include; MCT, MCSE for SharePoint, MCSA for Office 365, MCITP for SQL Server(R), and his MCSA and MCSE for Windows Server(R). As a Senior Technical Instructor, and Consultant he has over 30 years of experience in networking, SQL Server databases, SharePoint technologies, project management, and Office 365. Brian's publications include Windows 2000 Professional, SQL Server 2000 Administration, SharePoint 2010 Administrator's Companion and Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out. He is an active speaker at SharePoint Industry conferences including SharePoint Saturday's, SPLive, DevIntersection, SharePoint Fest, Microsoft Ignite and several international SharePoint conferences including London, Milan, and Madrid. Brian has a BS and MS in Computer Information Systems where he graduated summa cum laude from Regis University of Colorado Springs and now lives in Scottsdale, AZ where he enjoys playing golf year round and traveling around the world.
Brian is a SharePoint MCSM who has been working with the SharePoint platform since 2007. He works with and manages a team of consultants that are specialists in Office 365 and SharePoint helping to build business solutions for clients. Brian's background in system architecture, security, migrations and integration strategies help provide holistic solutions with Avtex.
Diverse experience in many areas of IT, has spent the last decade developing solutions for businesses that help improve process, accountability and visibility while always utilizing cutting edge technologies and services to improve implementations, all the while, studying the changing technology landscape and how it effects businesses and individuals at all levels. Brian now works at K2, a business process automation software company, as a Senior Technical Specialist.
Manager of Corporate Records at City of London, Ontario
Bridgette is the Manager of Corporate Records in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of London, Ontario, Canada. She is responsible for the management of corporate records in the custody or under the control of the City of London. She is one of the application owners of the City’s SharePoint platform, “CityHub” and works closely with the IT team. Bridgette has been employed at the City of London since 2015, and has previously worked as a Records System Analyst focusing on addressing freedom of information requests under the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Personal Information Act. Bridgette holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree, with a double major in History and Political Science from Brock University and a Masters of Library and Information Science from Western University.
Chris McNulty is a Sr. Product Manager for Project Cortex, SharePoint and Microsoft 365. Prior to joining Microsoft, Chris was CTO at Dell Software and Quest. 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 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.
A SharePoint veteran and MVP, Chris has been speaking all over the country on SharePoint and Office 365 for several years, including recently at Microsoft Ignite. His experience as a developer, architect and consultant provides a unique point of view for implementing Microsoft enterprise products with an eye towards governance, reusability and successful adoption.
Chris has enjoyed speaking at SharePoint Fest Chicago since 2015.
Craig Jahnke is a Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft who helps clients develop strategies for implementing SharePoint and Office 365 solutions that allow their employees to share information and data securely. He speaks at user groups, organizes SharePoint Saturday Chicago Suburbs, and loves to talk with others about technology and how to use it to solve business problems.
Daniel is a Microsoft Office Apps and Services MVP with 14 years' experience building technology solutions, intranets and extranets. As a Practice Lead for InfoWorks, Daniel helps organizations of all sizes solve complex data challenges by implementing Office 365 and SharePoint without the need of customization and costly investments.
Daniel is a sought-after trainer, providing customized Power BI and Microsoft Flow training for companies around the world. He's also passionate about giving back and building the Microsoft technical community. Daniel holds leadership roles in various local user groups, serves as an organizer for SharePoint Saturday Nashville, and is a co-host for the popular "365 Message Center Show" for REgarding 365 at MessageCenter.show. You can follow Daniel online at https://DanielGlenn.com and @DanielGlenn on Twitter.
Drew Madelung is a Solutions Architect and a Microsoft MVP for Office Apps and Services. He is experienced in a range of technologies but specializes in content management and business process improvement. He has worked across all aspects of projects from architecture and design to roll-out, adoption and governance planning. Drew works with clients to develop and deploy comprehensive solutions on SharePoint and Office 365. Drew can be found across the community whether it’s online or at local user groups and conferences.
Manager of Records and Information Service at City of London, Ontario
Evelina is the Manager of Records and Information Services in the City Clerk’s Office at the City of London, Ontario, Canada. She is responsible for the administration of the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act program at the City of London. She is also one of the application owners of the City’s SharePoint platform, “CityHub.” Evelina has been employed at the City of London for over ten years and has held various positions at the City of London. Evelina holds a Bachelors of Arts Degree, with a double major in Philosophy and Political Science from Western University, she will also be completing her Masters of Public Administration from Western in the fall of 2019.
Jason Himmelstein is a SharePoint Server MVP & ITPro Solutions Architect with more than 20 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. Over the past 4 years Jason has broadened his horizons to include Azure & Office 365 and in May 2015 he joined Rackspace as the Office 365 Advisory Services Manager.
Jason is the author of the O’Reilly book “Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint”. He also is one of the organizers of multiple SharePoint Users Groups and SharePoint Saturdays, BIFocal podcast co-host, and the SharePoint/Office 365 Track Chair for several national conferences. 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.
Jeff Cate is the founder and CEO of PremierPoint Solutions in Nashville, TN. PremierPoint Solutions was formerly SharePoint Solutions, one of the early pioneers in SharePoint training, consulting and add-ons.
Jeff has taught SharePoint to hundreds of business professionals over the last 15 years and has authored over 20 courses on various aspects of the SharePoint platform.
I’m Joanne Klein, founder of NexNovus, an Office 365 Consulting company, and a 2-time Microsoft MVP in Office Apps & Services. What that really means is I spend my time working with customers on Office 365 collaboration tools and services, specifically SharePoint, and sharing my knowledge with the larger technical community.
One of my SharePoint specialties is site and information architecture since I believe it to be the critical underpinning to any great SharePoint environment (so much so that I wrote an eBook about it!).
Another area I focus on is the Office 365 suite of tools built to help organizations protect and retain their unstructured content now being produced at an exponential rate. This is an important shift for organizations and information workers to make in a modern workplace. I have substantial practical experience in Office 365 working with customers to help them make this shift.
You can find me blogging about these areas of focus and more at JoanneCKlein.com
John Daniels is a Modern Workplace Specialist for Microsoft in the Denver area. John is also a member of the Microsoft’s GDPR Champs, an internal group promoting and presenting on Microsoft’s Data Privacy and Compliance services and capabilities. John has presented at several of Microsoft’s Security and Compliance Workshops. Prior to joining Microsoft, John spent 20 years in the Systems Integrator industry implementing Microsoft technologies. John helped co-author Developing with SharePoint, the first book on SharePoint Developer published by Microsoft’s Patterns and Practices group.
John is a Technology professional with almost 20 years of experience helping organizations understand how they can drive secure collaboration and business productivity through an effective use of technology. With a technical background in the Microsoft stack of collaboration products, and having held both technical and business management roles, John has a deep understanding of the priorities and concerns of both sides of the organization. In his current role as CTO of AvePoint Public Sector, John is responsible for both leading product vision and development as well as helping customers balance innovation and governance in their journey to the cloud.
John P White is the Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder of UnlimitedViz, the makers of tyGraph. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Guelph and has been a Microsoft SharePoint MVP since 2010. He has spent far too long (since 1990) in the Information Technology space, and possesses a skill set that spans both architecture and development. He has been instrumental in delivering projects and applications that have been recognized with both local and global awards from Microsoft and IBM.
John has accumulated a plethora of legacy technologies like Novell, Lotus Notes and Java. This experience has proven invaluable when architecting systems alongside legacy applications. Over the past decade, he has been focused on the Microsoft SharePoint and Business Intelligence platforms and is a frequent speaker on these topics.
He blogs as actively as possible at http://whitepages.unlimitedviz.com. John lives in the country just outside of Guelph, Canada. He is the father of 3 boys, is an avid scuba diver, gardener, and photographer, both under and above the water (but mostly under). Samples of his work can be found at http://www.flickr.com/wpages.
Knut was awarded with the Microsoft® Office Server and Services MVP Award for 2018, 2017, 2016 and 2015. Knut is a Microsoft® Office Server & Services MVP, conference speaker and blogger. He is the founder of docsnode, a template solution for SharePoint and Microsoft Office. He is the founder and CTO at Knowledge People as, and he works as Product Evangelist and Partner Manager for Valo, a company that delivers a key ready Intranet in a box solution to SharePoint. Knut is MCSE SharePoint, MCSA Office 365 and MCT. He delivers both engaging keynotes and highly technical sessions (level 400) on many different subjects in the Office 365 space. His job as an architect is to engage people and companies in evaluating and adopting new technologies as well as running key projects as a consultant. His core competence is to explain complex scenarios and make it understandable by combining technical insight and business value. As a SharePoint enthusiast he is the organizer, program manager and marketing guy for the SharePoint Saturday in Oslo
Liam began his career as a Trainer of all things computer related. He quickly realized that programming, breaking, and hacking was a lot more fun. He spent the next few years working within core infrastructure and security services until he found SharePoint. He is the founder and owner of SharePlicity, a consulting company that focuses on all areas of Technology. His role within SharePlicity is to help organizations implement technology that will enhance internal and external collaboration, document and records management, automate business processes, and of course security controls and protection. Liam also serves as the Product Manager at Rencore, where he is helping to develop offerings that help organizations further understand and mitigate security and compliance risks, within SharePoint and Office 365 customizations. His core focus will is to identify, control, and protect whether they are full-fledged customizations or out-of-the-box Office 365 functionality. He is also a twelve-time Microsoft MVP focusing on Architecture but also crosses the boundary into Development. His specialty over the past few years has been security in SharePoint and its surrounding platforms. He can often be found at user groups or conferences speaking, offering advice, spending time in the community, teaching his kids how to code, raspberry PI programming, hacking the planet or building Lego robots.
Liz is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer for SharePoint and former Office Apps and Services MVP. Liz loves a challenge, so everything from a business problem to troubleshooting an error in a system is just another learning opportunity. As a trainer and international speaker, she hopes to inspire others to learn something they can apply to their own work immediately. When she is not working in SharePoint or traveling, you may find her in a variety of activities as diverse as she is: playing music, riding motorcycles, training her dog and even a craft or two. You can follow her on twitter @percusn.
Marc is the Co-Founder and President of Sympraxis Consulting LLC, located in the Boston suburb of Newton, MA, USA. Sympraxis focuses on enabling collaboration throughout the enterprise using the SharePoint application platform.
Marc has over 35 years of experience in technology professional services and software development. Over a wide-ranging career in consulting as well as line manager positions, Marc has proven himself as a problem solver and leader who can solve difficult technology problems for organizations across a wide variety of industries and organization sizes.
Marc is the developer of the jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services (SPServices) and The SPXSLT Codeplex Project. He is a repeat recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for SharePoint Server (2011-2019).
Mark is Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at PAIT Group (www.paitgroup.com) and an Office 365 MVP with more than 20 years of experience designing and developing software solutions. Mark’s daily responsibilities include forging the direction of solution architecture and development projects for clients while providing the best solutions for clients' unique problems. As a globally recognized SharePoint geek, Mark is an active blogger, presenter, author (and bacon aficionado) who is eager to lend his real-world knowledge of SharePoint to all who need it.
In addition to speaking at various SharePoint & Office 365 conferences around the world, Mark is the organizer of The North American Collaboration Summit (www.collabsummit.org) in Branson, Missouri, the creator of the free InfoPath replacement tool StratusForms (www.stratusforms.com), and a podcaster at www.techsplaining.net
Director of Technology Solutions PSC Group LLC based in Chicago, IL USA.
Head of PSC's emerging technologies group (PSC Labs). Responsible for ensuring delivery excellence in our solution offerings and maximizing sales enablement through the use of cutting edge technologies.
3 time Microsoft MVP for Office Development 5 time IBM Champion for Cloud and Collaboration solutions
Matt is coming up on 10 years of working with Microsoft technology in various capacities. With an initial focus on creating brand awareness and user adoption his role evolved over the years as he became more involved with the technology. Today, Matt serves as an O365 architect and helps clients achieve their digital ambitions, from educating smaller organizations on the capabilities of O365 to large implementations at multinational corporations.
Max is an Office 365 and EMS Architect. He focuses on improving collaboration and simplifying implementation, and has worked with Office 365 for the past eight years. He is a self-proclaimed geek, passionate about a broad range of messaging and collaboration tools and can't stop talking about the technology he loves.
Max is the founder and leader of the Minnesota Microsoft 365 User Group, and holds MCSA and MCSE Microsoft certifications. Max can be found speaking at Microsoft 365 conferences all over the country.
Mike Fitzmaurice, WEBCON's Chief Evangelist and VP - North America, is a recognized thought leader in workflow/business process automation, citizen development, and low-code/no-code solution platforms and strategies. Mike has more than 25 years of product, consulting, evangelism, engineering, and IT management expertise, and spent the last year at skybow serving as its CTO. His decade at Microsoft included being the original technical product manager for SharePoint, helping launch and shepherd its first three releases; it was Mike who birthed, developed, and led developer evangelism on SharePoint, positioning it as a development platform. Other gigs included a decade at Nintex as Vice-President of Workflow and Product Technology and five years as Director of IT at the National Association of Broadcasters.
Mike Maadarani is an Office 365 MVP, and a SharePoint Architect who has been providing strategic SharePoint solutions for the past 17 years. With over 23 years of IT industry experience, Mike spent the last few years managing and delivering SharePoint solutions to a wide range of mid to large scale projects. He is an evangelist and visionary where he can and provide the business and technical leadership required for delivering successful global SharePoint projects.
Mike is a Search and ECM expert and has deployed large SharePoint ECM and Collaboration implementations in North America.
Naomi Moneypenny has a unique perspective at Microsoft, bringing together mixed reality, the latest search technology and social collaboration to produce solutions that engage employees and enable digital transformation with Microsoft 365. Previously, she was CTO at Synxi (a ManyWorlds brand), where she led the R&D team for machine learning-based personalized knowledge and expertise discovery for enterprise collaboration systems. She has been awarded over 50 patents in the field of machine learning and anticipatory computing. Naomi was a Microsoft Office 365 MVP and was named a Top 25 SharePoint Influencer for many years. She has led global deployments of Enterprise Social networks and advises some of the world’s largest companies on how to become more agile and innovative through the application of new technologies.
Paul is the Owner/Principal Architect at Don't Pa..Panic Consulting. He has been working in the information technology industry for over 30 years, and has played key roles in several enterprise SharePoint architectural design review, Intranet deployment, application development, and migration projects. he has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the last 11 consecutive years and earned his Microsoft Certified SharePoint Masters (MCSM) certification in 2013. His core skills include architecting and customizing SharePoint environments both on-premises and in the cloud. He has significant experience leading SharePoint migration teams, troubleshooting infrastructure issues, and evaluating SharePoint environments for adherence to “Best Practices” and industry standards. He's authored several books and is a frequent contributor to the Microsoft forums.
Peter is President of Envision IT, a Microsoft SharePoint MVP since 2011, and a Partner Seller with Microsoft Canada. Leading his team at Envision IT in the use and deep customization of SharePoint since 2001, he is also the President of the Toronto SharePoint Users Group and Past President of the International Association of Microsoft Certified Partners – Canadian Chapter. He is well recognized as an evangelist in the SharePoint community, speaking regularly at SharePoint user group meetings, conferences, Microsoft events such as SharePoint Conference, Tech Days, Convergence, and local universities.
Prashant G Bhoyar is a Microsoft Office Server & Services MVP and Microsoft Certified Professional. He currently works as a Solution Architect at WithumSmith+Brown, P.C. (formerly Portal Solutions), one of the top 30 accounting and advisory firms in the country. He is a trusted advisor and Subject Matter Expert and specializes in the development and post-implementation adoption of complex custom solutions in Azure, Office 365, and SharePoint. Prashant has supported many government agencies and non-profit organizations in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Prashant was the co-author of the book “PowerShell for Office 365 “and was the technical reviewer of the book "Pro SharePoint 2013 Administration." He serves on the leadership committee for the Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning User Group, and DC Metro Office 365 User Group, and SharePoint Saturday Baltimore event and SharePoint Saturday Washington DC event. He actively speaks at technical conferences across the country, most recently in Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia, as well as, at many events throughout North America. Prashant is a recipient of the "Antarctic Service Medal of the United States of America" for his outstanding service in Antarctica.
Rebecca Stodelle is a Senior Programmer Analyst - SharePoint at Feeding America, the nation’s largest hunger-relief organization and the 3rd largest charity in the U.S. Partnering with a network of 200 food banks across the nation, Feeding America strives to connect food insecure children, families, seniors, veterans, etc., to the food and resources they need. Over the past 10 years and prior to Feeding America, Rebecca has seen the power of SharePoint grow across multiple industries – consulting, retail and distribution (CDW), global public relations (Edelman) and medical non-profit (American Medical Association). Rebecca has worked to maintain custom solutions within SharePoint, develop intricate workflows to optimize business processes, create InfoPath/PowerApps/Flow solutions of various levels of complexity, as well as learn the administration and communications side of the SharePoint/O365 world. Rebecca is currently the technical lead for Feeding America’s migration from SharePoint 2013 to Share Point Online in Office 365 and loves every minute of the adventure. Working closely with the communications team, she understands JUST how critical effective communication is to a successful migration, roll-out and maintained user adoption.
Richard Harbridge is the Chief Technology Officer and an owner at 2toLead. Richard works as a trusted advisor with hundreds of organizations, helping them understand their current needs, their future needs, and what actions they should take to grow and achieve their bold ambitions.
Richard remains hands-on in his work and has led, architected, and implemented hundreds of business and technology solutions that have helped organizations transform both digitally and organizationally. Richard has a passion for helping organizations achieve more; whether it is helping an organization build beautiful websites to support great content and social strategy, or helping an organization leverage emerging cloud and mobile technology to service better their members or the communities that they serve.
Richard is an author and an internationally recognized expert in Microsoft technology, marketing, and professional services. As a sought-after speaker, Richard has often had the opportunity to share his insights, experiences, and advice on the digital workplace, Intranets, collaboration, social networking, ROI, technology/process adoption, and Microsoft technologies at numerous industry events in around the globe. When not speaking at industry events, Richard works with Microsoft, partners, and customers as an advisor to business and technology, and serves on multiple committees, leads user groups, and is a Board Member of the Microsoft Community Leadership Board.
Richard Toland is a senior Architect and Developer whose experience spans numerous industries, technologies, and platform disciplines. Primarily focused on Microsoft’s technologies stack, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge in enterprise development, support, governance, systems architecture and business practices encompassing the SharePoint, Azure and Office365 platforms’ endless product offerings. As a community evangelist, Richard continues to share his expertise in SharePoint, Office365, PowerBI, HoloLens, Azure, etc. to educate his colleagues and peers, empowering them to thrive with the skills to implement and support environments of any size, in any industry.
Ryan Schouten has been developing on SharePoint since December of 2006 and has worked with every version of SharePoint since version 2(2003). Since that time, Ryan has developed a love and understanding of SharePoint that helps him to be comfortable in SharePoint no matter what area he is working in. This knowledge allows Ryan to discuss complex development and admin concepts in a manner that is easy to understand. Ryan loves getting out and connecting with the community.
Ryan travels the country speaking about SharePoint and Office365. Ryan is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a Microsoft MVP and has been working to help others be successful in their SharePoint endeavors.
Sameer has been working with SharePoint since SharePoint 2003 days and is Microsoft certified in several versions of SharePoint, he has overall 20+ years of IT experience and is a very frequent Speaker in Microsoft conferences all over the country. His day time job is the CIO of AQL Technologies, a Microsoft Gold Partner focused on SharePoint which has successfully implemented several end to end SharePoint/ Office 365 implementation. Finally, Sameer's philosophy is "Do It Once, Do It Right" something that AQL strongly believes in and is visible in any of our deliverables.
Sarah Haase is an enterprise collaboration strategist, corporate librarian and internationally-recognized speaker that helps large enterprises reclaim overgrown and ineffective collaboration implementations. Using her rich experience in knowledge management, information architecture and product management, Sarah devises and implements governance and user adoption strategies that drive compliance, engagement and documented benefits/ROI for SharePoint and Office 365.
Sarah is a Microsoft MVP and an organizer for SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities. You can find Sarah online at http://blog.splibrarian.com and @sarahhaase.
Scott Shearer is a SharePoint and Office 365 evangelist and Microsoft MVP. Scott has over 20 years' experience in the IT industry implementing Microsoft products and technologies. He has held positions ranging from systems administrator to developer to trainer. Scott is an MCT and Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist Master. Currently, he is an Office 365 consultant providing innovative and cost effective solutions leveraging out of the box functionality. Scott is also known for mentoring and training SharePoint site administrators and frequently conducts SharePoint end user training sessions. He is a regular speaker at SharePoint events and a contributor to the Microsoft Flow Power Users Community site.
Seb is an Office Development MVP, a Microsoft Certified Software Developer and works at Valo Intranet, the product that will make you fall in love with your intranet. He is a Product Evangelist & Partner Manager for North America and is helping his partners & customers reaching their business and technology goals by ensuring that quality and simplicity are always the focus in Valo Intranet deployments around the world. Seb is speaking regularly at conferences around the world like SharePoint Saturdays, European SharePoint Conference and European Collaboration Summit. Even though he loves travelling, he loves his local community where he is an organizer of the Quebec SharePoint User Group, an organizer of MSDEVMTL and an organizer of 2 SharePoint Saturdays (Quebec & Montreal). You can read Seb's blog at www.sebastienlevert.com and you can follow his tweets at @sebastienlevert.
Co -founder of KWizCom Corp, acting as a director of research and development for the company. Shai has been designing and developing SharePoint solutions since version 2001. A former Microsoft certified trainer, and MCPD: SharePoint Developer, Shai was also awarded MVP: SharePoint Server 6 times (2011 – 2016). With vast experience in working with dedicated in-house teams; as well as heading KWizCom’s SharePoint Online product line Shai has a wealth of unique knowledge in all things SharePoint.
Shyamal is passionate about process management and process automation. After a career dedicated to improving processes in the aerospace and aviation industry, he now leads the North American development of FireStart, a Business Process Management application that makes it easy for companies to design, manage, and automate business processes.
Stephanie is a partner and consultant at PAITgroup, with a focus on helping organizations leverage their investment in SharePoint to create and maximize ROI. As a Microsoft MVP, she has been setting a strategic path from discovery to successful implementations using an innovative approach and consistent methodology. Stephanie is an active blogger and event speaker with over 7 years of experience in SharePoint projects from basic deployments to information architecture, content management, and business process automation. You can follow Stephanie at @stephkdonahue on Twitter or read her blog at http://stephkdonahue.com
Susan Hanley is a consultant specializing in the "people side" of intranet and collaboration solutions. She is a Microsoft Office Apps and Services MVP and is the co-author of the Essential SharePoint series. Sue writes the Essential SharePoint blog for Computerworld at www.computerworld.com/blog/essential-sharepoint. Her areas of expertise include information architecture, collaboration and intranet strategy, user adoption, governance and business value metrics. Immediately prior to establishing her own consulting practice, Sue led the Portals, Collaboration, and Content Management practice for Dell Professional Services.
Terry has been working with SharePoint and Nintex tools for the last 11 years. Prior to joining Nintex, he spent the majority his career on the consulting services side of the business implementing a wide variety of SharePoint and Nintex solutions.
Terry’s unique, technical yet business focused, background gives him the ability to help users leverage technology to drive value to their businesses.
Treb is CEO of MarqueeInsights.com, a Power BI consultancy. Tumble Road works with many companies worldwide, like Pandora Media, Microsoft, and Kaiser Permanente, to achieve business intelligence success.
Treb is a five year Business Solutions MVP and a one year Data Platform MVP for Power BI. He has authored three books on Project and SharePoint. He is also a professional public speaker and a CIO Magazine Contributor for the Effective Enterprise blog. Treb is a former Project Engineering Team BI PM at Microsoft.
Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect. Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.
Vlad is a SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant specializing in SharePoint and SharePoint Online deployments as well as hybrid scenarios. As a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Certified Trainer and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped thousands of users and IT Pros across the globe to better understand and to get the most out of SharePoint.
Vlad is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SharePoint since 2013 and has his own blog at www.absolute-sharepoint.com and he often shares his knowledge by speaking at local conferences and community events. Vlad also blogs at CMSWire as well as Computerworld and is often featured in other Microsoft sites such as Redmond Channel Partner.
Wes is an independent consultant based in Minneapolis, MN and works primarily as an O365 / PowerApps / SharePoint platform evangelist, product specialist and solution designer. Wes assists organizations through platform roadmap creation, planning and governance, and alignment of business needs with out of the box SharePoint platform and PowerApps capabilities. Wes has been a developer, IT Pro, consultant, and technology evangelist for over 20 yrs and has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 2009. He was an organizer and frequent speaker at the Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG) for over 4 yrs and is now a board member and speaker for SharePoint Saturday - Twin Cities events. Wes has been a contributing author to two books: - "Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Creating and Implementing Real-World Projects (Microsoft Press, 2012)" - "SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One (Wrox, 2011)". Wes maintains a blog at http://www.idubbs.com/blog.
William (Andy) Huneycutt is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) specializing in Office 365 and SharePoint. He has worked as a training instructor, courseware developer, and consultant for ASPE Training since 2011.
As a courseware developer for ASPE, he develops custom training and coaching solutions for Office 365 and SharePoint. His primary focuses are Business Process Automation, SharePoint for Business Analysts, and Workflows for SharePoint. Business Process Automation is centered on out-of-the-box solutions for content services, form services, business automation processes through workflows, and no code solutions.
Andy currently serves on the advisory board for the SharePoint Institute, an organization dedicated to the advancement of professionals through real-world SharePoint certification. He also serves on the leadership committee of the Charlotte Area SharePoint User Group and SharePoint Saturday for Charlotte, NC.