Ben Adams is a Atlanta based SharePoint Consultant for Intellinet’s Portals and Collaboration practice. Ben has been working with SharePoint since mid-2005 with the most experience in SharePoint 2010. Certified in SharePoint 2010 as an MCITP, Ben's passion is SharePoint infrastructure, build architecture, and performance. Ben's favorite hobby when not with computers is sitting behind a baby-grand piano.More
Brian has worked at Microsoft Corporation for more than 18 years in various support roles from personal desktop operating systems to a host of Internet technologies. For the past couple of years he’s been focused solely on SharePoint from 2007 -> 2013 and is dedicated to a single customer while helping them to convert a reactive environment into a more proactive one.More
Chuck Traywick is the founder and principal at Infotronics. Chuck has been working in varous capacities in the technology industry for a number of years. He is a frequent speaker at industry events and often teaches seminars at Microsoft and other venues on SharePoint, Business Intelligence and associated topics. As the principal at Infotronics he supports development, consulting and instalation services for a variety of clients througout the Carolinas on these and other platforms.
Curtis Hughes is a speaker, author, and Managing Partner of C5 Insight, a Microsoft Gold consultancy specializing in SharePoint, Dynamics CRM and platform solutions. He has over 15 years of experience consulting with businesses and government agencies across North America, Europe and Asia in the areas of software architecture, cloud and platform development, business process automation, and collaboration. In addition to C5 Insight, Curtis has also founded or co-founded two additional startups focused on cloud technologies, software development, and process automation. He has speaking experience at a wide range of events from the 4 City Road Show in 2010 and 2012, Microsoft hosted events, local user groups and SharePoint Saturday events.
Dan Usher, MCITP, MCP, MCTS, is a Lead Associate at Booz Allen Hamilton, where he is a lead 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 7 years.
Doug Siegfried is a Managing Consultant with Cardinal Solutions Group, where he focuses on project and program management. Doug has led multiple SharePoint transformation efforts for Fortune 1000 clients in the retail and financial services industries. Doug has been with Cardinal Solutions since 2008 and has been providing advisory level consulting on SharePoint projects for over five years. Currently, Doug is leveraging SharePoint to manage a large operations integration program at a multi-national reinsurance company in Charlotte.
Doug holds a B.S in Economics from the University of Vermont and an M.B.A from Boston University. He is also a certified Professional Scrum Master.
Jamie Rance is a Principal Architect with RDA
Corporation, a consulting company specializing in
Microsoft technologies. Jamie has been working with
Microsoft SharePoint for 10 years and has extensive
experience in architecting and developing custom
solutions for a variety of clients. Jamie holds MCPD
certifications for Enterprise Application Development
and for SharePoint Administration and Development.
Jeremy Minich is a Systems Engineer at KnowledgeLake living in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia. Jeremy has worked with enterprise organizations and the U.S. Government in various roles implementing, administering, and driving end-user adoption of SharePoint since the introduction of SharePoint 2003 and holds various MCTS certifications. In his current position he focuses on helping organizations improve how they capture and find information using technology and processes.More
Jerry is currently in the Professional Development department of CPCC as a Project Developer, He conducts database tracking for all of CPCC employees and facilitates Technology Training for all of the college. Jerry also works on SharePoint development. He has been working with SharePoint for over 10 years. He has taught many classes on SharePoint throughout the years.
Charlotte-area based SharePoint consultant (MCITP) working for Immersion Consulting and representing ELEARNINGFORCE North America. Most of Immersion Consulting’s current SharePoint projects evolve around how to build state-of-the-art Learning Management Systems on top of the SharePoint platform maximizing the value of investments already made in the Microsoft product stack.
Joe Rodgers has spent the last 6 years working as a Premier Field Engineer (PFE) at Microsoft Corporation in Charlotte, NC. Joe’s work at Microsoft afforded him the opportunity to work closely with numerous large SharePoint customers, providing troubleshooting support, IT Pro and developer guidance and technical training for SharePoint 2003 - 2013 environments. Prior to joining the Microsoft ranks, Joe spent over 7 years on a development and operations team at Lockheed Martin in the Philadelphia area, developing and hosting SharePoint 2001 and 2003 custom solutions.
Joe Vasil lives in the Fort Mill SC area and has worked at Microsoft for the past 15 years. He has been working with SharePoint as a Premier Field Engineer since May of 2007. Some of his current projects involve SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 SharePoint Online.
Kelly Jones is Managing Consultant with Cardinal Solutions and has over 14 years of professional IT experience ranging from desktop management, to server administration, to .NET development. For the last five years, his primary technology focus has been on SharePoint, splitting time between administration and development.
Kelly Rusk is a CapTech Senior Manager focused on providing ECM/ERM, Governance, and Infrastructure based services across the private, governmental, and non-governmental arenas. An AIIM ECM and ERM Master, he leverages his Microsoft expertise (MCSE, SharePoint MCITP) to implement sustainable Enterprise wide solutions.More
Ken is currently a Premier Field Engineer specializing in SharePoint and works with public sector customers to maintain healthy environments, investigate new collaboration technologies and serves as a technology advisor for organizations deploying and supporting Microsoft products. He has been employed by Fortune 50, large enterprises, Federal, State and Military organizations and has over 15 years of web application support and development experience and has specialized in SharePoint for the last 7 years.
Kyle is a graduate of the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and is currently a SharePoint administrator for the City of Charlotte. He is transitioning to a position at C5 Insight
Lloyd has been developing and architecting solutions on the Microsoft technology stack for over 12 years. His original career aspirations were to be an airline pilot, and he spent 2 years in the renowned Aviation program at the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks. He stumbled into I.T. while having to take some time off from school, and hasn’t looked back since. Lloyd has equal passion for .NET and SharePoint development, and has been an active presenter for the Charlotte SharePoint User Group. He currently runs the Charlotte Microsoft Practice for Cardinal Solutions, a local consulting firm specializing in custom solutions, strategic guidance, and client training. Lloyd lives in Charlotte with his wife of 7 years and 2 children, and they are excitedly expecting a third this summer. He recently picked up woodworking as a hobby, and is an avid, borderline obsessive golfer.
Melissa Coates is a Business Intelligence developer based in Charlotte, NC. As an architect with Intellinet, she specializes in delivering BI and Data Warehousing solutions using Corporate and Self-Service BI tools. Formerly a CPA, Melissa is ridiculously proud to be an IT geek. Her background gives her a valuable blend of technical, business, and training skills. When Melissa steps away from the laptop, you can probably find her hanging out with her border collie.
Melvin Douglas is a Senior Premier Field Engineer at Microsoft Corporation. He has worked at Microsoft for 12 years where he started as an IIS Support Engineer before becoming a Technical Lead and eventually an IIS Escalation Engineer assisting customers with troubleshooting critical and very technical issues often involving debugging and code review. When MOSS 2007 shipped he decided to switch gears and became a SharePoint Premier Field Engineer assisting customers with both proactive and reactive work involving SharePoint. He currently resides in Charlotte NC area.
Having worked at Microsoft as a BPSSP and then for the number one implementation partner in the South Eastern US of Microsoft Office 365 Patrick has accumulated a rich experience helping mid-sized to Fortune 500 customers leverage SharePoint. Patrick now works for AvePoint and regularly consults with companies concerning the SharePoint infrastructure management, governance and compliance initiatives. More
Paul Wood is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCTS, MCITP) specializing in SharePoint (2013, 2010, 2007) as a Platform and Solutions Architect for Intellinet in Atlanta on the Portals & Collaboration team. Over the last 5 years, He has been specializing in infrastructure, configuration and solution design, implementing SharePoint solutions for several clients in the Atlanta area. His 17 years of IT industry experience span local government, finance, retail, telecommunications, and IT consulting. He has been an Application Developer, Systems Admin and overall technical business consultant but his favorite role is one in which he can provide technical expertise while helping clients improve their processes and overall efficiency. Currently, SharePoint is the best tool for helping his clients accomplish this so he specializes in that area with focus on consulting around new SharePoint 2013, 2010 farm installations, SharePoint 2013, 2010 infrastructure configurations and solution design and migration between versions (2007 to 2010, 2010 to 2013).More
Samuel is passionate about the potential of technology and its’ implications for business. He is a thought leader in the realm of Enterprise IT. As the SharePoint Talent Community Leader for Dice.com he brings unique insights and expertise to their millions of monthly visitors. He is the Managing Director of Sabel Collaborations, a SharePoint-boutique consulting and development firm headquartered in Atlanta. As an Enterprise IT strategist, he focuses on understanding his client's unique business needs. This allows him to lead his team of experts in advising clients on how to best leverage technology. Samuel has been a resource to a cross-section of business verticals including Healthcare IT, Finance, Manufacturing, and the public-sector. Sam enjoys being a member of the Technology Association of Georgia. He also enjoys getting into nature with his wife and young children as well as preparing classic cocktails.
Steve is a SharePoint Architect and Developer for Skanska, a construction management and development firm. Steve has worked with SharePoint since 2005, and he currently manages three farms: an intranet, an extranet, and an archive. In total Skanska’s environments are 8 web applications, 5178 site collections, 9225 sites, and in total they use 3.4 TB of space with the primary usage being for external collaboration for construction projects. Currently, Steve attends the local Charlotte SPUG and he and his manager have spoken at two of the past SharePoint conferences, discussing how they implemented Skanska’s extranet. On his blog Steve distributes source code that helps with some SharePoint pain points in addition to answering a lot of questions on sharepointoverflow.com. Steve was also interviewed on the SharePoint Pod Show where he discussed Skanska’s usage of SharePoint and the features of SharePoint 2010. More