Anand has over 15 years of software design and development experience - with an emphasis on Microsoft Technologies. Prior to taking on his current role of Solutions Engineer with Infragistics, he’s consulted as an Enterprise Architect for companies such as Warner Brothers, Costco, and Scantron. Anand currently holds the following technical certifications:
Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MSCD) [.Net & legacy]
Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP)
Becky Bertram, MVP
: Becky has been building web content management solutions for numerous clients, large and small, since the dot com days of 1999. She not only has numerous Microsoft certifications, but she also has been named a Microsoft SharePoint MVP 3 years in a row. As a Microsoft Certified Trainer, she enjoys delivering C#, ASP.NET, and SharePoint training to users. Becky has helped author Microsoft exams and has recently authored several chapters on SharePoint 2010 development in the book Wrox SharePoint Six-in-One. You can read Becky's blog at http://blog.beckybertram.com or follow her on Twitter at @beckybertram. Becky lives outside St. Louis with her husband Ryan and 1 year old daughter, Lilly. Although Becky likes travelling and fine dining, with a one year old, she’s finding a new affinity for “staycations” and the McDonald’s drive thru.More
My current role is to serve both as a business leader and ambassador for my company. I focus on core values, long-term planning, business development, growth, diversification and strategy that will help propel forward all of the business units of EBA. I also mentor our senior leadership team and those interested in becoming business owners.
Setting company core values, purpose, vision and mission. Long-term planning, executive team development, leadership development, strategic planningMore
Brian Alderman has his Master's in Computer Information Systems. Since 1995, he has held several Microsoft certifications that currently include; MCT, MCITP for SharePoint, MCITP for SQL Server(R), MCSA and MCSE for Windows Server(R), and also his PMP certification. As a Senior Technical Instructor and Consultant he has nearly 15 years of experience in networking, SQL Server databases, SharePoint technologies, and project management. Brian's publications include Windows 2000 Professional, SQL Server 2000 Administration and SharePoint 2010 Administrator's Companion. He is an active speaker at SharePoint Industry conferences including SharePoint Saturday's, SharePoint Best Practices Conferences (BPC), and the recent International SharePoint Conference in London.More
Chris Geier is a 15-year veteran of the technology industry and specializes in all things Microsoft. He was introduced to SharePoint in 2001 while working for Microsoft services. Chris is currently the community manager for K2, and is a participant in, and advocate for, the SharePoint community, as well as a regular participant/speaker at SharePoint Saturday and other grass roots events. When he’s not twiddling with the latest gadgets, software and technology, you’ll probably find Chris on a bleacher cheering his budding baseball and gymnastics stars. Chris and his wife Sara have four kids and live in the suburban Chicago areaMore
Chris Johnson - Keynote
Chris is the General Manager of Provoke Solutions in Seattle. Provoke are a premium software development provider that specialize in Experience Design and development for Microsoft SharePoint and the Microsoft technology stack.
In Nov 2011 Chris left Microsoft Corporation after 9 years where he most recently held the position of Senior Technical Product Manager for the SharePoint product group in Redmond Washington. There he managed SharePoint’s professional developer audience technical marketing programs. Chris moved to Redmond in 2007 to work in the software engineering team on the SharePoint 2010 release after working for Microsoft New Zealand. In New Zealand he consulted to customers across the Asia Pacific region on designing and implementing Content Management Server and SharePoint deployments.
Chris’ background is in Microsoft software development and enjoys all things technical. He is an avid speaker at numerous conferences around the world such as Tech.Ed, SharePoint Best Practices, SharePoint Connections, NZ & AU SharePoint Conference as well as the world wide SharePoint Conference.
Chris holds a Bachelor of Computer Science & enjoys throwing himself out of perfectly good airplanes.More
David Petersen is a senior SharePoint consultant in Omaha, Nebraska. A frequent speaker at SharePoint Saturday conferences and user group meetings, he has a passion for helping organizations maximize their investment in SharePoint.
He started programming computers in 1979, and after an eight-year stint in the United States Marine Corps, has held positions in IT organizations from desktop support, to IT director, to starting his own consulting company.
He wrote his first web part in 2001 for (Tahoe Server) SharePoint Portal Server and he has specialized in building custom SharePoint solutions for the last several years. He is the Co-Leader of the Omaha SharePoint User Group and he recently co-authored a book for Apress entitled, Pro SharePoint Designer 2010.
Doug is an Assistant Director at Crowe Horwath LLP, focused primarily on helping Crowe achieve better business results through the use of SharePoint and related Microsoft technologies. With over 15 years of technical and project management experience and a strong .Net development background, Doug started developing on SharePoint in 2007 and hasn't stopped since. With development experience in the areas of branding, workflows, and extranet solutions, Doug has a broad range of SharePoint development experience that he leverages through his passion for delivering results.More
Enrique Lima has over 20 years of experience in training, application development, database development and management, IT solutions architecture and project management. In his role as Sr Technical Consultant, Enrique focuses on providing quality, informative, and engaging solutions and service to clients. As a speaker and presenter he brings in the lessons learned from the field to provide guidance in how to best leverage the tools clients will be using and exploring as they move forward with their Microsoft SharePoint Technologies and supporting tools. Enrique has been involved in architecting and developing solutions that leverage the integration of Team Foundation Server, SharePoint Technologies, BizTalk, Commerce Server and Content Management Server with other Microsoft and non-Microsoft platforms.More
JD Wade has been providing infrastructure solutions for various Microsoft products in the St. Louis area for over 15 years. J.D.’s expertise is the architecture, design, deployment, and troubleshooting of infrastructure and governance for SharePoint as well as interfacing with the surrounding technologies (directory services, e-mail, load balancers, DNS, WAN accelerators, etc.). J.D. has worked on the deployment of several large corporate intranet solutions and deployed the latest versions of SharePoint as part of Microsoft’s Technology Adoption Programs (TAP).More
Jennifer Mason, MVP
Jennifer Mason has dedicated the last seven years to working with SharePoint. She started out as an intern focused on SharePoint and eventually began working as a full-time SharePoint consultant. She is currently working as a Senior SharePoint Consultant with the team at SharePoint 911. Her focus has been on strategy, project planning, project management, governance, and best practices for implementing business solutions using SharePoint Technologies. She has worked with a range of companies at different points in the lifecycles of their SharePoint implementation. She is passionate about SharePoint, and loves using the out of the box features to bring immediate ROI to the organization. Jennifer is involved in the SharePoint community and is one of the founding members of the Columbus Ohio SharePoint Users Group. You can learn more about Jennifer by viewing her blog: http://blogs.sharepoint911.com/blogs/jenniferMore
Joe is a Senior Sales Account with Kofax. His background includes more than 15 years of experience in enterprise content management sales, marketing and business development. Before joining Kofax, Joe held positions with EMC Corporation, Cerner Corporation, eRad / Image Medical and ADAC Healthcare Information Systems (later acquired by Cerner). Joe earned his B.S. from The Pennsylvania State University, where he studied Kinesiology and Music with a minor in Business.More
John L. Ferringer
John is a SharePoint IT Professional with over seven years of experience administering and supporting SharePoint technologies and has spent over thirteen years 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.More
Kevin Dostalek has over 15 years of experience in the IT industry and over 10 years managing large IT projects and IT personnel. He has led projects for companies of all sizes and has participated in various roles including Developer, Architect, Business Analyst, Technical Lead, Development Manager, Project Manager, Program Manager, and Mentor/Coach. In addition to these roles, Kevin also managed a Solution Delivery department as a Vice President for a mid-sized MS Gold Partner from 2005 through 2008 and later also served as a Vice President of Innovation and Education. In early 2010 Kevin formed Kick Studios as a company providing consulting, development, and training services for SharePoint in the specialized areas of Business Process Automation and Social Computing. Kevin has appeared as a presenter at numerous (15+) community driven events such as SharePoint Saturdays and is also an active member of the SharePoint Users of Indiana (SPIN) steering committee.More
Kim Frehe is a no-code Solutions Specialist who has been solving complex business problems with innovative SharePoint solutions since 2001. She is very passionate about SharePoint and prides herself on building solutions with the end users’ perspective in mind. Her specialties include workflows, content types, out-of-the-box web parts and making SharePoint as user-friendly as possible to help users be more productive, efficient and get the most of SharePoint.More
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.More
Lori Gowin is a Microsoft SharePoint PFE. Since 1999, she has been supporting and managing Microsoft products and technologies. The last six years have been focused on SharePoint and the Microsoft Office Professional Suite. She has created InfoPath and SharePoint solutions in various industries. Lori lives in Birmingham, Alabama with her husband and two sons. When not working with SharePoint, she enjoys reading, traveling, and watching sports. She is currently serving as a co-chairperson for the Birmingham SharePoint Users' Group. More
Mark has been developing software applications for over 17 years filling the roles of Project Manager, Business Analyst, Lead Developer, and Solutions Architect. Mark has worked in large corporate environments, small software start-ups, and as a consultant bringing real world knowledge and experience to his blogs and presentations.
Mark currently works for Summit 7 Systems as a Solutions Architect making key SharePoint architecture and development decisions as well as bringing the appropriate SharePoint Best Practices to his clients and customers. Mark?s goal as a speaker, blogger, and author is to help every new architect and developer avoid the frustrations and brick walls he ran into while learning SharePoint.
Marrell has worked with web technologies since 1999 from Apache and PHP to IIS and classic ASP technologies, eventually becoming landing on SharePoint where he has focused for the past 7 years. He currently works as a Senior SharePoint administrator and technology lead at a Fortune 500 agriculture company. More
Mary Leigh Mackie
Mary Leigh, as VP of Product Marketing, works directly with AvePoint’s research & development team in the design and implementation of new SharePoint infrastructure management products and solutions. She has been actively engaged in the SharePoint space for several years, working with many Fortune 500 companies and government organizations to develop successful SharePoint management and protection strategies. Born and raised in Oxford, Mississippi, Mary Leigh received her engineering degree from The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, in New York City.More
Matt Bremer - Keynote
Matt Bremer is currently a SharePoint Technology Specialist with Microsoft in St. Louis. Matt is a recovering SharePoint consultant and .NET developer. When Matt is not out evangelizing about SharePoint he can often be found in his office which smells of rich mahogany and contains many leather bound SharePoint books. You can follow him on Twitter at http://twitter.com/mattbremer. Stay classy!More
Muhanad Omar, MVP
Muhanad Omar is a consultant, trainer, international speaker and community advocate who helps organizations successfully develop, deploy and derive value from solutions built on SharePoint. Muhanad is a Sr. Technical Architect for Perficient, based out of Chicago, and specializes in architecture, deployment, administration and business adoption of SharePoint. Muhanad is a four-time recipient of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for SharePoint Server and the Founder of the Jordan SharePoint User Group.More
Neil R. Sly is a Consultant at Covenant Technology Partners specializing in SharePoint infrastructure with an emphasis on building, maintaining and migrating SharePoint and Office 365. Prior to relocating to the St. Louis area from Indianapolis, Indiana to join Covenant, Neil was a critical member of the highly-regarded Solutions Delivery Team for a Fortune 500 pharmaceutical company, considered to be the world's largest SharePoint consumer. There, he provided global SharePoint support and acted as an Infrastructure SME and Enterprise Search SME where his responsibilities included deploying FAST and integrating it with additional LOB systems. Neil has worked for more than ten years in the industry and holds several certifications, including MCITP: Enterprise Administrator and MCITP: SharePoint 2010, MCTS: MOSS 2007, MCTS: ForeFront as well as VMware VCP. He blogs regularly at http://sly.us and can be found on Twitter at @nrsMore
Richard Calderon 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.More
Rick is a SharePoint architect and has assisted numerous, large companies in their implementations including the US Air Force, Charles Schwab, and Nestle. He is a published author, co-author, and contributing author. Rick worked for Microsoft on the Platform Engineering Team for BPOS, and is now a Senior Technical Architect for Perficient. Rick is based in Phoenix, AZ and is an avid Triathlete (Clydesdale class), enjoys playing chess and is active in the Boy Scouts of AmericaMore
Rob Windsor, MVP
Rob Windsor is a Lead SharePoint Consultant with Allin Consulting - a Microsoft Gold Partner based in Boston. He has over seventeen 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.More
Robert Bogue, MVP
Robert Bogue, MCITP, MCT, MCTS, MCSE (NT4/W2K), MCSA:Security, A+, Network+, Server+, I-Net+, IT Project+, E-Biz+, CDIA+ is the president of Thor Projects LLC. Thor Projects LLC provides SharePoint consulting services to clients around the world. Robert has contributed to more than 100 book projects and numerous other publishing projects. Robert’s latest book is The SharePoint Shepherd’s Guide for End Users. You can find out more about the book at http://www.SharePointShepherd.com. Robert has been pleased to be a part of the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) program for the past 9 years. Robert is also a Microsoft Patterns and Practices Champion and has been a team member for the SharePoint Guidance. Robert is also the author of the Microsoft Learning course for Professional SharePoint developer’s (10232) and lead author for the Microsoft SharePoint ECM Implementer’s Course. Robert is the president of the SharePoint Users Group of Indiana (SPIN, www.spindiana.com). Robert blogs at http://www.thorprojects.com/blog You can reach Robert at Rob.Bogue@thorprojects.com. More
Ruven Gotz, MVP
Ruven Gotz is a Senior Consultant & SharePoint MVP with Navantis, a Microsoft Gold Partner based in Toronto, Canada. With over 20 years of IT industry experience, Ruven has spent the past seven 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.
Sandra Mahan has over 20 years of experience in all aspects of Human Resources including staffing, metrics, employee relations, and benefits but her passion lies in the technology-side of the industry. She is the Agile SharePoint Product Owner for HR within her company and is looked to as a resource by many departments to provide quick, user-friendly applications. Sandra collaborates regularly with the IT department on projects using SharePoint 2010 and InfoPath 2010 and was part of the upgrade team from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 earlier this year. More
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).More
My background spans 13 years of supporting enterprise clients.
I am a US Navy veteran with extensive background in cloud services support, Instructional Systems Design, Configuration Management, and Enterprise Social Networking Governance.
Recent projects include supporting an initiative to establish Tennessee as the first SharePoint 2010 compliant state in the US and the first secure SharePoint deployment for Department of Defense. I specialize in SharePoint 2010, Office 365, and Project Server consulting.
I am the founder of SharePoint Careers, which delivers career resources for today's top notch SharePoint professionals. I am the co-founder of the Baltimore SharePoint User Group and co-organizer of SharePoint Saturday Baltimore.
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.More
Stephanie Donahue (MCITP) is a SharePoint Solution Architect out of Cincinnati, OH providing consulting services with a focus on SharePoint as an end to end solution. Previously, Stephanie consulted with Microsoft Gold Partner PCMS for 6 years and was actively engaged in SharePoint 2010 upgrades, deployments, and working with clients to build secure and productive collaboration environments. With nearly 12 years of IT experience, her recent focus has been on business automation; utilizing InfoPath, SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio workflows, and integrating service applications like Word Automation and Managed Metadata. Stephanie 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 will also be participating in the upcoming launch of SPTV (http://mysp.tv)and co-authoring a book on Managed Metadata with Stacy Deere and Steve Mann.More
I serve as a primary technical resource for our worldwide sales force, ensuring the success of 40-plus prospects every week. I am a SharePoint expert and work with other IT professionals to improve their SharePoint environment.More
Susan Henry is the co-founder of SharePoint Design Labs and has worked with SharePoint since 2005 focusing on user interface development and business intelligence solutions. She has been actively involved in the SharePoint Community, speaking at events and founding the Western North Carolina SharePoint User Group in 2007. Her extensive work developing user interface solutions for SharePoint led her to found SharePoint Design Labs with Adam Altenderfer.More
Tom Resing, MCM
Tom is a Microsoft Certified Master in SharePoint. He is passionate about online collaboration technologies and loves being active in the SharePoint Community. Tom has been blogging about SharePoint for the last 5 years after certifying on the 2007 platform. Tom has enjoyed 15 years in the internet industry developing products and web site functionality in Perl, C++, Java, VB.Net and C#. With SharePoint, Tom prefers an Out of the Box approach to deployment. @resing
Wes Preston, MVP
Wes is a SharePoint Server MVP and an independent SharePoint consultant. He works primarily as a SharePoint product specialist and solution designer, helping align business needs with the SharePoint platform and guiding organizations through the use of best practices. Wes has been a developer, IT Pro, consultant and technology evangelist for over 15 yrs. He is co-author of "SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One" and "SharePoint 2010 - Creating and Implementing Real-World Projects," a speaker and community leader in the Twin Cities, MN.More