Clint has over 12 years of progressive 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.
Danny Jessee is a senior consultant with Corbin Company. For over eight years, he has specialized in the development of custom SharePoint solutions for federal government, military, and corporate clients. He holds an MCPD certification (SharePoint Developer 2010) and two MCTS certifications (SharePoint 2010, Application Development and SharePoint 2010, Configuring). In his spare time, he enjoys running, meteorology, and cheering for his local sports teams.
Enrique Lima (MCITP, MCPD, MCSE+I, MCP+SB, MCT, MCDBA, MCSD, MCAD, CCNA, CCNP, OCP, LCP, LCI, RHCE) has over 18 years of experience in training, application development, database development and management, IT solutions architecture, and project management. Enrique has participated as a speaker and technical learning guide at conferences such as TechEd USA(2004-2011). He was also invited tointernal Microsoft conferences, as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) in the fields of SQL Server, Platform Virtualization, Application Lifecycle Management/Team Foundation Server, SharePoint Technologies and Service Oriented Architecture and System Center. Enrique was co-recipient of the 1996 Pioneer of the Year award in Guatemala City, Guatemala for being part of the team that brought Internet connectivity to Guatemala.
Enrique has been involved in architecting and developing solutions that leverage the integration of SharePoint Technologies, BizTalk, Commerce Server, and Content Management Server with other Microsoft and non-Microsoft platforms. He has been active in providing guidance in developing and designing Web sites using ASP.NET platforms. Currently authoring content for the SharePoint 2010 Developer series and SharePoint Designer 2010. He was co-author for Microsoft Official Courseware on SharePoint 2010, Implementation and Configuration (MOC 10174A), was lead author for Microsoft Official Courseware on SQL Server 2005 High Availability Solutions (MOC 2788A), and lead author for Microsoft Official Courseware on Designing Commerce Server 2007 Solutions (50015A).
Enrique has written, developed, and presented numerous Microsoft and vendor-specific custom classes. As a member of Microsoft's Global Learning Services, he delivered training and consulting to clients in Latin America, Europe, and Asia.
Enrique’s academic background includes a Bachelor’s of Science, an Electronics Engineering degree, and a Masters of Business Administration from Universidad Francisco Marroquin, Guatemala.
Currently working in the role of Architect, Project Lead and DevOps SME for Team Foundation Server, SharePoint, and Application Lifecycle Management environments driven through Agile, Kanban and SCRUM that leverages full Microsoft platform for Change Control and Release Management of Application Solutions development.
Eric is the Executive Vice President of Concatenate, Inc. (www.concatenateinc.com
), a software firm focused on maximizing SharePoint through product innovation and systems integration based in Toronto, Canada. He has worked with many Fortune 500 companies on their business productivity architecture and deployment plans to ensure they maximize the benefits of Microsoft technologies and successfully deploy their SharePoint-based solutions. Eric is a sought after author, speaker and frequent contributor to the SPTech Report, CMSwire.com and Ragan.com. You can find his blog at www.ericriz.com
and follow him on twitter @rizinsights.
Jason Keller is the president of TekDog Inc., of Columbus, Ohio. Jason has over 14 years of experience in IT and has been working with Microsoft SharePoint technologies since 2001. Jason’s SharePoint experience includes roles as a Technical Instructor, Business Analyst, SharePoint Consultant, Project Manager and Solutions Architect. Jason also specializes in Business Process Automation and works on a daily basis with clients to understand their business needs to architect SharePoint and Workflow solutions that resolve business inefficiencies and bottlenecks. Jason has a deep passion for SharePoint technologies and for sharing the knowledge of how SharePoint can help businesses run more effectively and efficiently.
John L. Ferringer
John is a SharePoint IT Professional with over eight years of experience administering and supporting SharePoint technologies and has spent over fyears working in the information technology consulting industry. He has worked with Microsoft Online Services (MSO) since 2008 and is a Microsoft Delta Force Ranger for Office 365. John co-authored the "SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery Guide" in September, 2010 (http://tinyurl.com/SPDR2010book
) and the “SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Guide” in January, 2009 (http://www.tinyurl.com/SPDRbook
). He is a Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS) and a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) for several Microsoft server products and platforms, including SharePoint 2007 and 2010, System Center Operations Manager 2007, and Hyper-V Server.
Joshua is a communicator, web designer, usability consultant, and entrepreneur who has been speaking and presenting for over ten years. He has been designing for the web for over five years.
Leanne Bateman has 18+ 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. She is currently writing a book on SharePoint Project Management for 2013 publication.
Leanne is a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM), and Certified Information Professional. She is also the Academic Chair and faculty member of the graduate project management program at Brandeis University. Leanne is a member of the Boston Area SharePoint Users Group (BASPUG), Project Management Institute (PMI), American Society for the Advancement of Project Management (ASAPM), International Project Management Association (IPMA), and Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM).
Liam Cleary is a passionate individual who is excited about technology. Over 13 years ago he started his IT Career as an IT Trainer, became a Software Developer, looked after Servers, Firewall, Security and Network Design and Architecture, Consultant for SharePoint, a Principal Consultant for .NET Development and Collaboration and now works as a Solution Architect for SusQtech in Virginia working primarily with Non-Profits and Associations. His core focus as a Solution Architect is to ensure that SharePoint can either natively or with minimal customization meet the business requirement. Liam is also a six time SharePoint MVP focused on Architecture but also crosses the boundary into Development. He is passionate about all aspects of the SharePoint platform and loves to share the good word. He can often be found at user groups or conferences speaking, offering advice or just spending time in the community.
Mark Tiderman Jr.
Michael Mukalian is a Director and SharePoint Architect for LiquidHub, Inc. (www.liquidhub.com
) an information technology consultancy based in the Philadelphia area serving clients worldwide. He is co-owner of the Tri-State SharePoint User Group (www.tristatesharepoint.org
), was a contributing author on the SharePoint 2010 Administrator’s Pocket Consultant, speaks at a number of SharePoint Saturdays and Code Camps around the country and was awarded Microsoft's MVP award in 2010 for SharePoint Services. With over 20 years of IT experience and certifications in VB.NET and Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 and SharePoint 2010, Michael has architected and developed solutions for companies of all sizes. Check out Michael's blog at http://www.mukalian.com/blog
or follow him on Twitter @mmukalian.
Michael T. Smith
Mike Smith is currently a Senior Instructor at MAX Technical Training in Cincinnati, Ohio. He has worn many IT hats over the last thirty years as a business owner, developer, tech writer, trainer, DBA and consultant. He is a SharePoint MVP and a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and has 13 other MC* certifications. He specializes in SharePoint, SQL Server and .NET development and is a member of the Cincinnati SharePoint User Group leadership team. Mike's book is SharePoint 2007 and 2010 Customization for Site Owners.
Michelle is a SharePoint Delivery Executive with over 15 years of IT experience including 7 years of SharePoint experience. She has managed all aspects of the Software Development Life Cycle taking projects from original concept through final implementation. Michelle oversees a team of 43 talented SharePoint consultants across multiple disciplines and assignments. In her previous experience she has worked as a Program Manager for SharePoint (SPS 2010, MOSS, SPS 2003) and infrastructure implementations, migrations, branding, governance and architecture projects. She has managed budget, project plan, resource allocation, forecast, and delivery. She has a wealth of experience working in large-scale, complex, and cross-functional/platform environments. Within her projects, her responsibilities included collaboration, interactive design, user interface design, usability, information architecture, user experience, knowledge management, content management, and business process re-engineering. In addition, Michelle is a certified Six Sigma Green Belt, Certified Project Manager, and a Professional Certified Scrum Master.
Patrick is a SharePoint architect, developer and trainer with over 13 years of experience developing applications with Microsoft technologies and training others to do the same. He is a Principal Consultant in the SharePoint practice of Strategic Data Systems and has provided consulting services and solutions for a variety of companies, non-profits, military and government clients in the US and UK. Tucker has presented at a number of SharePoint events and holds certifications in SharePoint, .NET and SQL Server, including MCPD, MCITP, MCDBA, MCTS, and MCT.
Richard Calderon, MCITP, is a Principal Consultant and SharePoint Solutions Architect with Catapult Systems and has developed web applications with SharePoint products and technologies since 2003. Richard currently specializes in designing and implementing solutions for secure intranet and extranet portals as well as large-scale public-facing internet sites using SharePoint’s web content management (WCM) capabilities.
Outside of the office, Richard enjoys spending time with his wife and their dog, Jackson. A drummer/percussionist since a young age, Richard can often be found performing with other musicians in the local music scene of Austin, Texas.
Rob Windsor is a Lead SharePoint Consultant with Portal Solutions - a Microsoft Gold Partner based in DC and Boston. He has twenty years experience developing rich-client and web applications with Delphi, VB, C# and VB.NET and is currently spending a majority of his time working with SharePoint. Rob is a regular speaker at conferences, code camps, and user groups across North America and Europe. He regularly contributes articles and videos to MSDN, TechNet, and the Pluralsight On-Demand library and is the co-author of Professional Visual Basic 2010 and .NET 4 for Wrox. Rob is the founder and past-president of the North Toronto .NET User Group and has been recognized as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional for his involvement in the developer community.
Robert Bogue is a thought leader on all things SharePoint. He has been awarded the Microsoft MVP designation nine times and earned recognition as a Microsoft Patterns and Practices Champion. He is the author of 22 books including The SharePoint Shepherd’s Guide for End Users-2010 which is also available in a Wiki version as The SharePoint Tutor. Robert is committed to “make the complicated simple.” Find out more about SharePoint made simple at http://www.SharePointShepherd.com
or follow Rob’s blog at http://www.ThorProjects.com/blog/
Ruven Gotz is a Senior Consultant & SharePoint MVP with Avanade, the Global Microsoft Partner based in Toronto, Canada. With over 20 years of IT industry experience, Ruven has spent the past eight years delivering award-winning SharePoint solutions for a wide range of clients. Working as a Business Analyst and Information Architect, Ruven is able to apply his eclectic education and varied experience in Psychology, Computer Science, Economics, Software Development and Training to get to the heart of complex problems. Ruven is a great communicator who is able to discuss technology concepts in language that is relevant to his audience, whether they are from IT or business. He has become a leader in the use of visual tools to help his clients and team members achieve shared understanding of problems and goals and shared commitment towards implementing a successful solution.
Ruven recently authored “Practical SharePoint 2010 Information Architecture” (Apress).
Ryan Dennis is a Senior SharePoint Engineer for Information Control Corporation (ICC) in Columbus, Ohio. Ryan is a Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) and a Microsoft Virtual Technology Specialist (vTSP) in SharePoint 2010. An accomplished blogger and speaker, he has worked on SharePoint solutions in the public, non-profit, and private sectors. He focuses primarily on SharePoint architecture, automation, and middle-tier development leveraging out-of-the-box features.
Ryan has worked on projects ranging from large scale Intranet deployments to secure extranets as well as public-facing Internet site deployments. Ryan has a passion for automation, whether it is automating business processes through forms and workflow; or automating deployment, migration and configuration using Windows PowerShell.
Ryan is Vice President of Sales in the Southeastern and Heartland U.S. regions for AvePoint, and works directly with Fortune 500 and other enterprise customers to develop and implement cost-effective SharePoint management, protection, and optimization strategies. Ryan’s experience with SharePoint dates back to the early days of WSS v2, when he worked as a technical consultant for product companies dedicated solely to SharePoint solutions. His knowledge of SharePoint has earned him multiple speaking opportunities within the SharePoint community and at technical tradeshows and events.
Scott Brickey is the SharePoint Practice Manager at Strategic Data Systems, with 16 years of experience in the IT industry and 8 years of consulting. Scott focuses on delivering solutions which drive business value, as well as providing community involvement and presentations. Scott's experience includes solution architecture, systems administration, development, and training. He has focused on SharePoint solutions over the past four years, offering SharePoint custom development, specialized training, and embedded expertise in client teams while earning his MCTS and MCP certifications.
Sean P. McDonough
Sean is the Chief SharePoint Evangelist for Idera, a Microsoft managed partner and creator of tools for SharePoint, SQL Server, and PowerShell. As a consultant, Sean has worked with a number of Fortune 500 companies to architect, implement, troubleshoot, tune, and customize their SharePoint environments. Sean is an MCPD, an MCTS, and the co-author of both the “SharePoint 2007 Disaster Recovery Guide” (http://tinyurl.com/SPDRGuide2007
) and the “SharePoint 2010 Disaster Recovery Guide” (http://tinyurl.com/SPDRGuide2010
). He can easily be reached through his blog (http://SharePointInterface.com
) or Twitter (@spmcdonough).
Shila is a PMP-certified Project Manager/Business Analyst in Cincinnati, Ohio. She has been working with SharePoint since version 2003 in multiple roles: developer, administrator, power user, project manager, and business analyst. She holds technical certifications in MOSS 2007, SharePoint 2010, and Lotus Notes Domino. Shila is passionate about bridging the gap between IT and the Business through SMART requirements-gathering, focus on User Adoption, and consideration of the User Experience throughout each phase of the development life cycle. She is active in the SharePoint community and is one of the co-founders of the Northern Kentucky SharePoint Users Group to be deployed in 2013.
Stacy Deere is an MCITP and owner of Focal Point Solutions LLC, a Cincinnati, OH based company that provides SharePoint Solutions for the Enterprise in the mid-to-large market. Previously, Stacy lead PCMS’ rapidly growing SharePoint practice where she engages in a wide range of consulting projects across various industries. With nearly 17 years of experience in the IT Industry, Stacy has mainly focused on Collaboration Solutions such as IBM’s Lotus Notes\Domino and Microsoft’s Messaging and Collaboration Solutions including deployments and SharePoint 2010 upgrades. Prior to joining PCMS, Stacy was a SharePoint Architect for Kroger where she led a team in the implementation of SharePoint 2007 and SharePoint’s integration into everyday work tasks to streamline and automate processes. Stacy is actively sharing her real world expertise through co-authoring in the blog http://www.notjustsharepoint.com
and speaking at various SharePoint Saturday, Microsoft and User Group events. She is also involved with SPTV (http://mysp.tv
) and co-authoring a book on Managed Metadata with Stephanie Donahue and Steve Mann.
Tony Maddin is a Principal Microsoft SharePoint Solutions Consultant with Software Information Systems in Cincinnati, Ohio. Tony has 15 years of experience as a web developer, web administrator, web applications administrator, and 7 years as a SharePoint administrator. He serves on many local boards such as the University of Dayton MIS Advisory board, Dayton Technology First, and the Dayton Business Leaders and Mangers group. Tony's passion is technology and his view on SharePoint administration encompasses: installation, automation, workflows, power user items, disaster recovery, and performance tuning. He especially enjoys achieving quality results working with myriad business entities to leverage SharePoint as a platform to meet not only their needs, but also those for their customers. Tony is also the founder of the Dayton SharePoint User Group (DAYSPUG).