Joel was the first dedicated SharePoint Administrator ever. He's been working with SharePoint nearly 12 years. In his 7 years at Microsoft Joel architected Microsoft's own SharePoint global collaboration solutions, Microsoft’s Intranet upgrade to SharePoint, and the first version of SharePoint Online. Later he joined the SharePoint technical product marketing team managing the IT Pro audience for the SharePoint 2007 release. Joel has travelled over 120 countries across all 7 continents in his quest to connect the global SharePoint community.
He is a popular Microsoft, social media, technology, travel and SharePoint speaker and was recently awarded top SharePoint blogger. He works at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints as the Solutions Manager over Collaboration Technologies. Checkout his popular SharePoint blog at http://sharepointjoel.com and his travel blog at http://travelingepic.com