Previous SharePoint Fest Speakers
Dan Holme, Director of Product Marketing (SharePoint & Yammer) (KEY100)
Vlad is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in SharePoint since 2013 and has his own blog at www.absolute-sharepoint.com and he often shares his knowledge by speaking at local conferences and community events. Vlad also blogs at CMSWire as well as Computerworld and is often featured in other Microsoft sites such as Redmond Channel Partner.
In Addition, Vlad is the recipient of the "Top 25 SharePoint Influencers" award, showcasing him as one of the most influential SharePoint specialists in 2016 as well as the winner of the MetaHero award, in the SharePoint & Office 365 Hybrid category.
Liam Cleary, MVP (ADM105)
Stacy Deere-Strole (MVP) is the 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 led a rapidly growing SharePoint practice where she engaged in a wide range of consulting projects across various industries. With over 20 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 upgrades. Within the SharePoint community, Stacy is a SharePoint MVP and is actively sharing her real world expertise through authoring in the blog http://www.spmindmelt.focalpointsolutions.co, and speaking at various SharePoint Saturday's, Collab365, ITUnity, SPTechCon, SharePoint Fest, SharePoint Engage, and User Group events. She also co-authored two books called SharePoint 2013 and 2010 Using Managed Metadata.
Daniel Glenn, MVP (PWR101)
Jason is the author of the O’Reilly book “Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint”. He also is one of the organizers of multiple Users Groups and SharePoint Saturdays, co-host of the BIFocal.show podcast, and has served as the SharePoint/Office 365 Track Chair for several national conferences. Outside of this crazy working world he is a happily married father of 2 boys, a die-hard Texas Longhorns and San Antonio Spurs fan.
In addition, he developed ASPE-IT courses in SharePoint for Business Process Automation, SharePoint for Business Analysts, and Workflows for SharePoint. Business Process Automation is a course centered on out-of-the-box solutions for enterprise content management, form services, business automation processes through workflows, and no code solutions.
William currently serves on the advisory board for the SharePoint Institute, an organization dedicated to the advancement of professionals through real-world SharePoint certification. He also serves on the leadership committee of the Charlotte Area SharePoint User Group and SharePoint Saturday for Charlotte, NC.
Sean is the Chief Technology Officer for Bitstream Foundry, a Cincinnati-based provider of SharePoint solutions, services, and consulting. Microsoft certified MCP, MCTS, and MCPD, Sean has over two decades of experience developing software, building infrastructures, and solving technical problems. Unable to take anything except the deep dive into any role, Sean has acquired a diverse and expansive skill set as consultant, product manager, solution architect, team lead, administrator, and platform evangelist through the years. Some might label his passion for all things tech related as borderline 'obsession', but it is equal only to his desire to share those discoveries and experiences with others as author, blogger, and frequent speaker/instructor at technical conferences, user groups, and similar events all over North America. Sean is also a Microsoft MVP. He can be reached through his blog (http://SharePointInterface.com) or on Twitter (@spmcdonough)
Benjamin Niaulin is an Office 365 MVP, recognized as one of the Top 25 SharePoint influencers in 2014. Being a Microsoft Certified Trainer since 2008 has allowed him to become proficient in simplifying complex technologies, making him an expert in SharePoint & Office 365 vulgarization. He's even gone as far as co-authoring a book on Responsive Design for SharePoint. Thanks to his expertise and passion in the field, he can easily talk to you for hours and still find something new to say! This has allowed him to speak at over 200 conferences around the world. Benjamin works for Sharegate, a SharePoint & Office 365 Migration & Management tool, based in Montreal. Every day he follows the latest trends with the team of SharePoint Geeks in order to craft the best possible tool for Sharegate's customers.
Asif Rehmani, MVP Author (PWR105)
His core skills include architecting and customizing SharePoint environments both on-premises and in the cloud. He has significant experience leading SharePoint migration teams, troubleshooting infrastructure issues, and evaluating SharePoint environments for adherence to “Best Practices” and industry standards. He's authored several books and is a frequent contributor to the Microsoft forums.