Adrian Edgar + Dave Coleman
Adrian has over twenty years’ experience as an Educator, Technology Evangelist and Senior Manager in some of the top maintained and independent schools in the UK. For seven years he was Director of ICT and a member of SMT at Culford School, responsible for the strategic development of ICT across this 3 – 18 school. He has worked with SharePoint for five years developing business management systems for schools and public sector industries. He has worked on several development projects and is a renowned expert in the use and manipulation of MIS for schools. Adrian has spoken at a variety of education events including BETT for Microsoft, and an event for the New York Department of Education. He is a SharePoint trainer for The Learning Tree; his main subject area is developing the use of SharePoint from OOTB functionality to real life solutions that support end users. (All the COMPOSITE and INSIGHTS bits on the SharePoint wheel that no one understands.)
With over twenty years working in the IT industry, fifteen of them in the education sector, Dave has worked with many versions of Windows Server, Exchange and SQL Server. He started to specialize in SharePoint with the introduction of SharePoint 2001 (Tahoe). Dave currently works as a SharePoint consultant for SharePointEduTech based in the UK. Dave has written many articles about SharePoint deployments as well as case studies and architecture models that have appeared on Microsoft websites worldwide. Dave was very proud to be awarded the Microsoft MVP award in April 2011, and is also a regular speaker at events worldwide including SPTechcon, Learning Gateway Conference, SharePoint Fest, and SharePoint Saturdays.
Bob German + Neal McFee
Bob German is SharePoint Practice Director at BlueMetal Architects, where he leads the development and deployment of SharePoint solutions for enterprise customers. Bob has been developing on the SharePoint platform since it was called “Site Server”, and is a co-author of SharePoint 2010 Development with Silverlight for Addison-Wesley.
Prior to joining BlueMetal, Bob was an architect at the Microsoft Technology Center in Boston, MA; he also worked for Microsoft Consulting Services building and performance tuning web sites and other networking solutions.
Neal McFee is a Technical Advisor at Harvard Business School, where he attacks some of the most complicated SharePoint requirements in higher education. Neal has earned the Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert- SharePoint certification and he is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer focused on SharePoint and developer subjects. Neal also serves as a MCT Regional Lead for the Eastern US.
Prior to his engagement with SharePoint 2013 he earned the MCITP and MCPD certification for SharePoint 2010. Recently Neal has found success writing Windows Store and Windows Phone apps that integrate with Windows Azure and SharePoint Online.
Prior to joining Harvard Business School Neal worked as an independent consultant in the Chicago area delivering solutions for clients such as Accenture, BP, and the American Medical Association.
Chris Bortlik works at Microsoft as a SharePoint & Office collaboration technology specialist. He works with Enterprise customers and partners in the Northeast in a pre-sales technical role focused on SharePoint and other parts of the Office System. Chris is a SharePoint “Insider” within Microsoft and works closely with the SharePoint product team. He holds the SharePoint 2010 MCITP and MCTS certifications. Chris speaks frequently at Microsoft events (including the SharePoint Conference); is a contributing author of the "Essential SharePoint 2010" book; and a coauthor of the upcoming “Essential SharePoint 2013” book. Chris also blogs regularly on TechNet: http://blogs.technet.com/cbortlik
Prior to joining Microsoft in 2008, Chris was a customer for 14 years working in technical IT architect, development and management roles – primarily leading .NET and SharePoint related projects. You can follow Chris on Twitter @cbortlik
Clint has over 12 years of IT experience with extensive knowledge of network troubleshooting, security, and architecture, specializing in SharePoint Administration and infrastructure for the past five years. He has assisted multiple branches of the military (most recently in Baghdad, Iraq) to plan, build, and optimize large-scale SharePoint deployments in locations around the world. Recently Clint co-authored his first book: SharePoint Server 2010 Administration 24-Hour Trainer and currently holds the position of infrastructure consultant with Applied Information Sciences.
I continually strive to learn new ways of solving issues and sharing that information with coworkers and a commitment to development of the SharePoint community.
Danny Jessee is a senior manager in the SharePoint practice at Protiviti. For over eight years, he has specialized in the development of custom SharePoint solutions. He holds an MCPD certification (SharePoint Developer 2010) and two MCTS certifications (SharePoint 2010, Application Development and SharePoint 2010, Configuring). He lives in the Washington, DC metro area. In his spare time, he enjoys running, meteorology, and cheering for his local sports teams.
Emmanuel works as Consultant for Microsoft for the last 9 years. He contributed to numerous SharePoint projects since SPS 2003. His specialization is in Infrastructure and complex architectures/integrations, designing, implementing and troubleshooting farms varying from 20k to 440k users. He wrote the MOSS scripted install TechNet whitepaper, and has been speaker at numerous Microsoft technical readiness events, both internal (TechReady), and external (France’s MSDays, TechDays).
For the last few years, after interning SharePoint Online Engineering teams in Redmond for 6 months, he focuses on mingling Private/Hybrid Clouds, SharePoint and System Center technologies.
Eugene Rosenfeld is a 2-time Microsoft MVP awardee, and the CTO of Black Blade Associates, a company focused on delivering SharePoint document management, information architecture, distributed systems, systems integration, and training to DoD, life sciences, financial services, real-estate, and construction organizations. Eugene holds the strong belief that all systems should have the innate ability to intelligently communicate with one another. Most recently he has been heavily involved with distributed systems architecture, Services Oriented Architected (SOA), peer-to-peer systems, and cloud computing. Eugene maintains his blog, "Things that Should be Easy". Check it out for tips that may make your current project a little easier.
Greg Hurlman is a Solution Architect for Planet Technologies, gamer, PAX Enforcer, and father (not necessarily in that order). He has been a SharePoint developer since 2006, .Net developer since 2001, and programmer since 1984. He organizes the Princeton SharePoint User Group, SharePoint Saturday NYC, and SharePoint Saturday NJ.
James is the Manager of PMO & Quality at Jornata, a leading SharePoint consulting and software product firm headquartered in Boston, MA. At Jornata, James leads the design and branding team for SharePoint and other custom applications. Most recently his experience includes custom theming applications for SharePoint 2010 and 2007, focusing on improving the overall user experience and expanding corporate brand identity to the enterprise.
SharePoint Practice Director at Sentri,Inc.
Speaker, Author of O'Reilly's "Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint" & http://SPFLogger.codeplex.com
NHSPUG & SPSNH Organizer
Javier Barrera is a SharePoint Engineer at Rackspace (USA), a premier service leader focusing on business class audience. He is the Senior Lead Engineer who is an architect, and administrator, to hundreds of enterprise-level SharePoint farms. Javier delivered over 30 presentations at SharePoint focused events, authored numerous blogs and articles. He is a contributing author to forth coming ‘Professional SharePoint 2013 Administration’, and ’Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Inside Out’, books. In addition he is a technical editor for, ‘Beginning SharePoint 2013: Building Business Solutions with SharePoint’. Javier his beautiful wife Roxane, and three children live in San Antonio, Texas. He may be reached at http://JavierBarrera.com
Jeff Borghoff is Senior Technical Architect with KnowledgeLake, Inc. He is a CompTIA Certified Document Imaging Architect (CDIA+), Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and an AIIM SharePoint Practitioner & Specialist. Jeff has been developing enterprise business applications with Microsoft products for 20 years. Much of his experience has been in electronic document generation and document management in the Insurance and Reinsurance industry. As an early adopter and evangelist of the SharePoint platform for Enterprise Collaboration he subsequently saw the viability of SharePoint in the Document Management space and now works exclusively with SharePoint ECM.
John Ferrari has deep experience in the design and implementation of SharePoint solutions and is an accomplished .NET and SQL Server developer. His recent SharePoint projects range from higher education solutions to customer portals for professional service firms. John frequently serves as a project manager at Greystone. He is an MCTS and earned a Bachelor of Science from Tufts University.
Josey is a Senior SharePoint Consultant and Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist in Digital Marketing with ICC in Columbus, Ohio. With 14+ years’ experience working with Web technologies, and 3 years with SharePoint, he specializes in streamlining a company’s Web business and empowering business users through thoughtful SharePoint development. He is involved in every stage of the Internet/Intranet site project process including: envisioning, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post-production support in a range of industries including: energy, pharmaceutical, military, durable goods, and industrial. His knack for addressing a business challenge head-on is bested only by his capacity for creative yet intelligent solutions.
Justin Kobel is a Principal Consultant over the SharePoint practice at KiZAN Technologies. Justin has experience with SharePoint 2003 through 2013 with deployments ranging from single servers with 10 users, to dozens of servers with thousands of users, and several BPOS and Office 365 deployments. Justin focuses in SharePoint infrastructure, enterprise content management, governance and training.
Kanwal Khipple is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP and has been working with SharePoint since 2006. He thrives on discussing SharePoint and how it affects users in the real world. He specializes in SharePoint Architecture, Governance, Information Architecture, Enterprise Search and is very passionate about Web Content Management.
Leanne Bateman has 20+ years of project management experience, and is the Principal Consultant with Beacon Strategy Group in Boston. Since 2008 Leanne has been focused on applying project management principles to SharePoint implementations to ensure maximum user adoption and customer support.
Leanne is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS). She is also the Academic Chair and faculty member of the graduate project management program at Brandeis University. Leanne is the founder of the Boston chapter of Women in SharePoint and a member of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group (BASPUG), Project Management Institute (PMI), American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM), and the International Project Management Association (IPMA).
Marc D Anderson
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 is a three-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for SharePoint Server (2011, 2012, 2013). Marc has almost 30 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.
Administrator of SharePoint since WSS 2003 and transitioned from being a System / Network Administrator to a SharePoint Administrator in Q4 2012. Currently using Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Edition SP1 and looking to move the company to Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 by the end of year. Manage the SharePoint farm in a virtual environment with little to no code. Member of BASPUG and keep up mainly with Twitter.
Mike Maadarani + Mathieu Desmarais
Mike Maadarani is a SharePoint Architect and had been providing strategic SharePoint solutions for the past 10 years. With over 17 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 WCM expert and has deployed large SharePoint ECM and Collaboration implementations in North America.
Mathieu is an independent consultant, Senior SharePoint Architect and Developer, certified as MCPD and MCTS. Mathieu has worked with SharePoint for the past 7 years on multiple mid to large scale projects for a wide range of sectors and has over 12 years in the IT industry. Mathieu runs a blog where he shares his SharePoint knowledge to the world.
Naomi Moneypenny is CTO at Synxi (a ManyWorlds brand) where she leads the development team for the adaptive recommendations & learning engine for SharePoint and other social business systems such as Yammer and Tibbr. Previously, Naomi was a business and IT strategist at Shell working on technology forecasting and collaboration. She has a Masters degree in Astrophysics as well as graduating in executive programs in strategy and M&A from Northwestern's Kellogg School of Management. She holds 15 patents in the area of adaptive systems.
Nicholas, Business Area Manager for Information Management Solutions at Quantech Services, works in a blended capacity as a Solutions Architect, PM, BA, and Consultant. Leveraging SharePoint, SQL Server, and other technologies, Nick focuses on Portals, Collaboration, Search, BI, ERP and CRM solutions. Nick’s functional knowledge covers such industries as professional services, government contracting, defense, high tech, investment management, financial services, and legal services. Quantech Services is a professional services firm focused on end-to-end systems engineering, program management, project management, and financial management that guides government and commercial clients through the acquisition and deployment life-cycle of complex systems.
Peter is President of Envision IT, a Microsoft SharePoint MVP, and Virtual Technical Specialist with Microsoft Canada. Leading his team at Envision IT in the use and deep customization of SharePoint since 2001, he is also the VP 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.
Rob Windsor is a SharePoint Consultant with Portal Solutions - a Microsoft Gold Partner based in DC and Boston. He has twenty years experience developing applications on the Microsoft platform and is currently spending most of his time working with SharePoint. He is the co-author of Professional Visual Basic 2012 and .NET 4.5 and contributes content to the Pluralsight On-Demand library. Rob is the founder of the North Toronto .NET User Group and has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP for his involvement in the developer community.
Sadie Van Buren + Chris McNulty
Sadie Van Buren has spent the past ten years designing SharePoint solutions and leading deployments, while stealthily managing the human and cultural issues common to technology projects. She is a SharePoint Content Architect at BlueMetal Architects, based in the Boston area, with a strong focus on content experience, business strategy and alignment, information architecture, and business process improvement. Sadie has a Bachelor’s degree from Wesleyan University and a Certification in Project Management from Boston University, and is a Microsoft Certified Information Technology Professional (MCITP). She is the creator of the SharePoint Maturity Model, and blogs about SharePoint and technology at http://amatterofdegree.typepad.com/.
Chris McNulty is CTO for SharePoint at Dell Software, formerly Quest. He’s a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), and a member of the Microsoft Solutions Advocate and MVTSP programs. A frequent speaker at events around the globe, Chris is the author of the “SharePoint 2013 Consultant’s Handbook” and other books. He also blogs at http://www.chrismcnulty.net/blog and http://www.sharepointforall.com. Prior to Quest, Chris led the SharePoint consulting practice at KMA. He holds an MBA from the Carroll School of Management at Boston College and has over twenty years’ experience in financial services technology with John Hancock, State Street, GMO and Santander. He lives with his wife Hayley, and his family in Milton, Massachusetts.
Scott Hoag + Dan Usher
Scott Hoag, MCITP, MCPD, is an Infrastructure Consultant with Applied Information Sciences. With over 8 years of experience, Scott has been utilizing Microsoft based content management solutions from MCMS 2002 to SharePoint 2010 today.
Dan Usher, MCT, MCITP, MCP, MCTS, is a SharePoint Solutions Manager and Architect. He has extensive experience with the Microsoft Windows Networking Infrastructure and has been implementing, customizing, architecting and deploying Enterprise collaboration solutions utilizing the Microsoft SharePoint Products and Technologies for the past 8 years.
Supriyo “SB” Chatterjee
Supriyo "SB" Chatterjee. Architect/Tech-lead based in Hartford CT. He has over 20 years IT experience and has worked at companies like Aetna, IBM, Microsoft, UNICEF, United Technologies and State of Connecticut. He holds graduate degrees in Computer Science, Business Administration and Economics. He has been awarded the Microsoft MVP Award for SharePoint products six times since 2008. Twitter: @sbc111 Acting Director - Connecticut .NET Developers Group (CTDOTNET) - http://www.ctdotnet.org
and Connecticut SharePoint Developers Group (CTSPDG) - http://www.ctdotnet.org/ct-sharepoint-dev-group-ctspdg/
Microsoft MVP for SharePoint - https://mvp.support.microsoft.com/profile/Supriyo.Chatterjee