Adam is a Principal of Product Management at Withum Digital and a Microsoft MVP advocating for collaboration by connecting business needs with the right technology. He has been supporting Microsoft 365 for several years as a Product Manager for Migration at a market leading ISV and a Practice Lead for Office 365 in a cutting-edge Microsoft Consulting firm. Over the last decade Adam has been responsible for moving customers to the cloud, designing and building technology solutions, hands-on delivery of information architecture (SharePoint Farm and content) and increasing user adoption. Adam is an ongoing member of the SharePoint Saturday DC coordinating committee and active speaker at many national events.
Adam Ochs is a lead technician within the Office 365 Advisory Services team. He has worked in the Microsoft product stack for the last six years and has been a technology enthusiast well before that. His primary work background is with Microsoft Exchange and has expanded in recent years to the entire Office 365 product stack. He is a Microsoft Certified Professional with an MCSA in O365. Adam prides himself on being fanatical for his partners and works closely with some of our largest enterprise customers to deploy and adopt complex Office 365 solutions.
Andrew Connell is a full stack web developer with a focus on Microsoft Azure & Office 365, specifically the Office 365 APIs, SharePoint, Microsoft's .NET Framework / .NET Core, Angular, Node.js and Docker that enjoys development, writing & teaching… if it’s cutting edge web you will find Andrew there! He has received Microsoft’s MVP award every year since 2005 and has helped thousands of developers through the various courses he’s authored and taught both in-person & in online courses. Recently he launched his own on-demand video platform, Voitanos (https://www.voitanos.io) to deliver his on-demand video training.
Throughout the years Andrew has been fortunate enough to share what he has learned at conferences like Microsoft’s TechEd, Build, Ignite & SharePoint conferences, Angular’s ngConf & AngularU, SPTechCon, SP Live 360, and Techorama among many others all around the world in North America, Europe, Asia & Australia. You can find Andrew on his popular blog (http://www.andrewconnell.com), follow him on Twitter @andrewconnell, check out some of the numerous projects he’s involved in on GitHub (http://www.github.com/andrewconnell) or listen to his popular weekly podcast, The Microsoft Cloud Show (http://www.microsoftcloudshow.com), which is focused on Microsoft cloud services such as Azure and Office 365 as well as the competitive cloud landscape.
Process Automation Princess. SharePoint Siren. Karaoke Queen. A woman who codes, but teaches others to build apps and automation with zero code. April is a Power Platform Developer Advocate at Microsoft with a love and passion for the Power Platform.
Asif is the Founder and CEO of VisualSP (https://www.visualsp.com) which provides an interactive guidance system to support end users in context of their own environment. This system is currently available to over 2 million end users around the world to help them get their jobs done.
Asif has been training, consulting and mentoring on Microsoft technologies since 2002. He has authored several books over the years for Wiley publications. Asif has also been a speaker at conferences since 2006 on numerous topics. He resides in United States, but has performed speaking engagements in several places around the world such as Germany, Netherlands, New Zealand, UK, Sweden, Ireland, Canada and more. Asif has been a Microsoft MVP since 2007.
Bill Vencil is an Associate Director within Protiviti’s Software Services team with over 25 years’ experience in in envisioning, designing and implementing both custom solutions and commercial software products built on Microsoft technologies such as Office 365, SharePoint, .NET Framework, WF, WPF, WCF and SQL Server.
With more than a decade of SharePoint development and architecture experience, Bob German is a Partner Technical Architect for Microsoft. In that capacity, Bob helps partners across the US develop modern, scalable solutions based on Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Office 365, and Azure.
Before (re)joining Microsoft, Bob was a Microsoft MVP and Principal Architect at BlueMetal, where he led the development of numerous collaborative applications, Intranets, and other custom Office 365 and Azure based solutions.
Bobby Chang is an Office 365 Collaboration Technology Specialist with Microsoft from the DC metropolitan area. He works with the public sector to help identify business opportunities in the government cloud. Bobby specializes in end user empowerment and business productivity. As an avid fan of the community, he can be found frequently in conferences, user groups, or local meetups.
Brian Alderman is a Microsoft MVP, and since 1995 he has held several Microsoft certifications that currently include; MCT, MCSE for SharePoint, MCSA for Office 365, MCITP for SQL Server(R), and MCSE for Windows Server(R). As a Senior Technical Instructor and Consultant he has 30 years of experience in networking, SQL Server databases, SharePoint technologies, and project management. Brian's publications include Windows 2000 Professional, SQL Server 2000 Administration, SharePoint 2010 Administrator's Companion and Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Administration Inside Out. He is an active speaker at SharePoint Industry conferences including SharePoint Saturday's, SPLive, DevIntersection, SharePoint Fest, Microsoft Ignite and several international SharePoint conferences including London, Milan, Dublin, and Madrid. Brian has a BS and MS in Computer Information Systems where he graduated summa cum laude from Regis University of Colorado Springs and now lives in Scottsdale, AZ where he enjoys playing golf year round and traveling around the world.
Craig Jahnke is a Customer Engineer at Microsoft who helps clients develop strategies for implementing SharePoint and Office 365 solutions that allow their employees to share information and data securely. He speaks at user groups, organizes SharePoint Saturday Chicago Suburbs and the Chicago Power Platform Users Group, and loves to talk with others about technology and how to use it to solve business problems.
Daniel Cohen-Dumani is a Partner and the Market Leader for the Technology and Digital Transformation Advisory practice. Daniel leads a team of technologist, engineers, software developers, project managers and data scientists focusing on helping organization of all size master their Digital Transformation journey.
Daniel has more than 30 years of experience in the field of computer science and software development. Prior to leading the Withum Digital practice, Daniel founded Bethesda-based Portal Solutions, an information technology consulting firm, in 2002. His mission for Portal Solutions from inception was to be the leading provider of SharePoint based solutions. With Daniel as CEO, the company thrived, becoming one of the fastest-growing firms in the Washington, D.C. area, as ranked by Inc. magazine. Daniel was nominated in 2009 and 2010 as one of Washington D.C.'s Smart100 CEOs. Daniel is a frequent speaker at Technology conferences and user groups and is a recognized Microsoft Cloud Subject Matter Expert.
Prior to founding Portal Solutions, Daniel served as the CTO of On Campus Marketing/Alloy, a Bethesda-based leading marketing firm; and prior to that he served as the CIO and Senior Vice President of the Execustay division of Marriott Corporation.
Daniel graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology with a master degree in Computer Science.
Daniel is a Microsoft Office Apps and Services MVP with many years' experience building technology solutions, intranets and extranets. As a Practice Lead for InfoWorks, Daniel helps organizations of all sizes solve complex data challenges by implementing Office 365 and SharePoint without the need of customization and costly investments.
Daniel is a sought-after trainer, providing customized Power BI and Microsoft Flow training for companies around the world. He's also passionate about giving back and building the Microsoft technical community. Daniel holds leadership roles in various local user groups, serves as an organizer for SharePoint Saturday Nashville, and is a co-host for the popular "365 Message Center Show" for REgarding 365 at https://MessageCenter.show. You can follow Daniel online at https://DanielGlenn.com and @DanielGlenn on Twitter.
Dave is an Office Servers and Services MVP and Associate Director of Collaboration at Shire focused on SharePoint and Office 365. In this role, he is responsible for leadership and technical direction of Intranet and Collaboration platforms for a 25K+ employee global biotechnology company.
A technical leader, solution architect, and developer with more than 20 years of experience working with Microsoft technologies, Dave has spent the past ten years dedicated to SharePoint and Business Intelligence. From the largest enterprise customers to small businesses, Dave believes in understanding the business problem or opportunity then driving solutions through deep technical understanding and user focused design.
Dave is the author of "Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint." by O’Reilly Press and frequently speaks about SharePoint and Business Intelligence around the world.
Drew Madelung is a Solutions Architect and a Microsoft MVP for Office Apps and Services. He is experienced in a range of technologies but specializes in content management and business process improvement. He has worked across all aspects of projects from architecture and design to roll-out, adoption and governance planning. Drew works with clients to develop and deploy comprehensive solutions on SharePoint and Office 365. Drew can be found across the community whether it’s online or at local user groups and conferences.
Dux is the CMO of AvePoint. With over 20 years of business and technology experience, he’s been a driving force behind digital transformations for commercial, educational and public sector organizations worldwide.
A sought after public speaker and mentor, he’s also a published author of “SharePoint for Project Management.” As a Microsoft Regional Director (RD) and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), he’s a tireless advocate of diversity, inclusion & technology who’s written numerous whitepapers, articles, and delivered engaging interactive presentations at leading industry events around the world.
When he’s not globetrotting, or invigorating audiences, Dux lives in Washington, DC with his amazing wife and two children. In his free time, he enjoys running along the Potomac River and sampling the most exotic foods available (grilled scorpion, anyone?).
Ed Hild is a Technology Architect at the Microsoft Technology Center in Reston, VA specializing in productivity solutions. At the MTC, he meets daily with both commercial- and public-sector customers to discuss business requirements and map them to the Microsoft platform. Though deep in SharePoint and Office 365, Ed also uses his developer background to help customers build solutions on Azure. He specializes in delivering “art of the possible” presentations showing customers just how the way they work can change. Ed has previously presented at Microsoft Dev Days, Tech Ed, and Microsoft SharePoint Conference events as well as many local area user groups. He has published advanced SharePoint developer books through Apress. Ed’s previous experiences include a high school teacher, government contractor, and lead developer at a Microsoft partner.
Erica Toelle a Microsoft MVP in Office Apps and Services. She is an internationally recognized speaker on SharePoint, Office 365, and Compliance, sharing best practices and experience with practitioners through conference sessions, workshops, webinars, and online publications. Erica has been helping customers with SharePoint since 2004 and has been hired as an expert by over 50 of the Fortune 500, the SharePoint Product Team, and Microsoft IT. Erica was #15 on the 2019 International SharePoint Influencer list.
FABIAN WILLIAMS is a Microsoft Development Technologies MVP, and a Microsoft Solutions Architect / Azure Technical Evangelist. His work with the SharePoint product line dates back to the 2003 release. Fabian holds a Bachelors of Science degree in Computer Information System “Magna-Cum-Laude” from Strayer University, Washington D.C. and his Masters in Computer Information Technology studies at the Johns Hopkins University Carey School for Business in Columbia, Maryland. He holds the following Microsoft Certifications MCSE, MCSD and MCDBA. You may find him on twitter at the @fabianwilliams handle and his blog is http://www.fabiangwilliams.com
Gokan is an independent SharePoint and Office365 consultant for Neoxy where he assists customers with building innovative, intelligent and responsive cloud driven solutions. With the Mobile first, Cloud first ideology, his goal is to empower every person and organization to do more with the Microsoft cloud and the ecosystem is perfectly aligned to accelerate this. Creativity, automation and perspective are what he loves most when using the Microsoft cloud, so every customer can be more agile, responsive and competitive. Gokan is a frequent – and funny – conference speaker.
He presented at numerous national and international conferences and is actively involved in European and American conferences: Microsoft Techdays, Microsoft Experiences, European SharePoint Conferences, SharePoint Days and SharePoint Fest are a few major ones. A proud author of books that reached the half million of downloads and founder of several communities, Gokan is a real community warrior.
Due to his active contributions in these domains, he has been honoured with Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. Additionally, he is an active Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a Microsoft Regional Lead for all MCTs in Belgium. You can always talk to me about: Soccer. World Traveling. Food. Next-Gen Cloud Systems. Architecture & Strategy. SharePoint + Office365!
Jason Himmelstein is a 6 time Microsoft MVP, awarded in Office Apps and Services for Office 365 and Data Platform for Power BI, and is the Director of Technical Strategy for Rackspace. With more than 20 years of experience working with Microsoft and related technologies and a strong passion for technology, Jason has spent the past 12 years dedicated to SharePoint, Business Intelligence, and Office 365. Jason has successfully architected solutions for customers of all sizes and maintains an active speaking schedule, addressing conferences around the world. He also is an organizers/advisor 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.
Jason is also the author of the O’Reilly book “Developing Business Intelligence Apps for SharePoint”. 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.
I sell software, but my passion is to help translate the needs of the business into the capabilities of available technology. Over two decades in tech I have helped customers analyze collaboration solutions against actual mission needs in helping them select the best path based on their personal critical success factors. Per my training I’m a project manager, an engineer, an architect, and a designer; but ultimately I’m a problem solver.
Jeff Cate is the founder and CEO of PremierPoint Solutions in Nashville, TN. PremierPoint Solutions was formerly SharePoint Solutions, one of the early pioneers in SharePoint training, consulting and add-ons.
Jeff has taught SharePoint to hundreds of business professionals over the last 15 years and has authored over 20 courses on various aspects of the SharePoint platform.
Jill Hannemann is an expert in information architecture, taxonomy design, and portal strategy for clients in the government, media, hospitality, and products industries. She has significant experience in the design, maintenance, and content management of Microsoft SharePoint on-premises and Office365. In addition, she possesses expertise in web usability, project strategy, and information governance. She is a frequent speaker on topics including taxonomy design, information governance strategy, social computing, portal strategy, content management, and web usability.
JoAnna Battin has worked with all versions of SharePoint (on-prem and in the cloud) and is passionate about the new tools and features in Office 365. While SharePoint will always be her first love, she believes Microsoft has really stepped it up and has provided real, functional, user-friendly tools in Office 365. SharePoint will be just a part of the greater ecosystem of tools within Office 365. She has been excited watching the evolution of Office 365 and is even more excited to have been a part of the strategy, implementation and adoption of these tools together as an ecosystem!
JoAnna spends every day helping people get the most out of Office 365 including creating strategy around adoption, change management and implementation, helping customers and their organizations implement these tools.
She is a frequent speaker at industry events and serves as a coach and mentor for Dale Carnegie.
Joanne is a SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant who attributes her professional success to sharing her passion, technical expertise and real-world SharePoint and O365 experience with organizations. She is an Office Servers and Services MVP and has spent the past decade working with SharePoint versions 2007 thru 2016 and SharePoint Online in O365. Her specialties include O365 adoption, SharePoint information architecture, search and solution design which allows her to help organizations get the most out of their SharePoint/O365 investments. Joanne is on the leadership team for the Saskatchewan SharePoint/O365 User Group and is an avid supporter of the Microsoft technical communities at large.
John Daniels is a Modern Workplace Specialist for Microsoft in the Denver area. John is also a member of the Microsoft’s GDPR Champs, an internal group promoting and presenting on Microsoft’s Data Privacy and Compliance services and capabilities. John has presented at several of Microsoft’s Security and Compliance Workshops. Prior to joining Microsoft, John spent 20 years in the Systems Integrator industry implementing Microsoft technologies. John helped co-author Developing with SharePoint, the first book on SharePoint Developer published by Microsoft’s Patterns and Practices group.
Past President, AIIM and Current President, Content Results
John Mancini is the Past President of AIIM and President of Content Results, LLC. . He was recently named by TechBeacon as one of “13 RPA Experts You Should Follow”
He is a well-known author, keynote speaker, and advisor on information management, digital transformation and intelligent automation. John is a frequent keynote speaker and author of more than 30 eBooks on a variety of information management topics. He can be found on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook as @jmancini77 and is a regular columnist on CMSWire.com.
Recent keynote topics include: The Stairway to Digital Transformation Information Modernization -- The Elephant(s) in the Room Getting Ahead of the Automation Curve What on Earth do Users Really Want? -- Keys to Success in Disruptive Times Intelligent Automation -- Solving the Problem of the Back-Office
John is a Technology professional with almost 20 years of experience helping organizations understand how they can drive secure collaboration and business productivity through an effective use of technology. With a technical background in the Microsoft stack of collaboration products, and having held both technical and business management roles, John has a deep understanding of the priorities and concerns of both sides of the organization. In his current role as CTO of AvePoint Public Sector, John is responsible for both leading product vision and development as well as helping customers balance innovation and governance in their journey to the cloud.
John P White is the Chief Technical Officer and Co-Founder of UnlimitedViz, the makers of tyGraph. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Guelph and has been a Microsoft SharePoint MVP since 2010. He has spent far too long (since 1990) in the Information Technology space, and possesses a skill set that spans both architecture and development. He has been instrumental in delivering projects and applications that have been recognized with both local and global awards from Microsoft and IBM.
John has accumulated a plethora of legacy technologies like Novell, Lotus Notes and Java. This experience has proven invaluable when architecting systems alongside legacy applications. Over the past decade, he has been focused on the Microsoft SharePoint and Business Intelligence platforms and is a frequent speaker on these topics.
He blogs as actively as possible at http://whitepages.unlimitedviz.com. John lives in the country just outside of Guelph, Canada. He is the father of 3 boys, is an avid scuba diver, gardener, and photographer, both under and above the water (but mostly under). Samples of his work can be found at http://www.flickr.com/wpages.
Kanwal Khipple is the CEO and Founder of 2toLead, a one of a kind consulting services firm. Kanwal is a thought leader within the SharePoint industry, experienced in building engaging and award winning solutions; most recently awarded Nielsen Norman award for the Top 10 Intranets for 2014 & 2015. He continues to push for innovation and disruption in tackling business problems by leveraging the right blend of design and technology. Kanwal has been recognized as a SharePoint Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft (2009 to Present) for his impact to SharePoint & Office 365 community.
Customer Advocacy Group, Microsoft Teams Engineering
I'm a technology professional with a passion for people, leadership and Microsoft. Currently, I work in the Microsoft Teams engineering group managing our Customer Advocacy team. I get a chance to drive quality into our product and help organizations with their digital transformation using Office 365 cloud services.
I'm also the producer of Coffee in the Cloud, a video serious about Office 365 and the author of the Microsoft Service Adoption Specialist course available on EdX.org. I am also passionate about women in technology and am found of the Women of Color Leadership Community and member of the Microsoft E+D Womens' Board.
I love to travel, cook and read science fiction which is increasingly becoming science fact. As a lifelong learner I'm constantly studying topics about the evolution of the human condition, the mind and our deeper desire for meaningful lives. Meaning for me comes from my husband and two rescue dogs, Cooper & Bandit.
Laura is a SharePoint expert, speaker, author and educator. She is well-versed in helping organizations make the most of their SharePoint environments using out-of-box functionalities such as workflows, PowerApps and Web parts. She is currently the owner of IW Mentor, a SharePoint and PowerApps Training Company. Laura's technical expertise also includes over 14 years of experience working with Microsoft's messaging and collaboration systems. She has been named a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the past nine years.
Liam began his career as a Trainer of all things computer-related. He quickly realized that programming, breaking, and hacking was a lot more fun. He spent the next few years working within core infrastructure and security services until he found SharePoint. Liam is the founder and owner of SharePlicity, a consulting company that focuses on technology areas. His role within SharePlicity is to help organizations implement technology that will enhance internal and external collaboration, document and records management, automate business processes, and of course, security controls and protection. He is also a Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer, focusing on Microsoft 365 architecture, security and compliance, and development. His specialty over the past few years has been security in SharePoint and its surrounding platforms. He can often be found at user groups or conferences speaking, offering advice, spending time in the community, teaching his kids how to code, raspberry PI programming, hacking the planet, or building Lego robots.
Liam has also created many online training courses in Pluralsight, Skill Me Up, and LinkedIn Learning.
Microsoft Premier Field Engineer for SharePoint at Microsoft
Liz is a Microsoft Premier Field Engineer for SharePoint and former Office Apps and Services MVP. Liz loves a challenge, so everything from a business problem to troubleshooting an error in a system is just another learning opportunity. As a trainer and international speaker, she hopes to inspire others to learn something they can apply to their own work immediately. When she is not working in SharePoint or traveling, you may find her in a variety of activities as diverse as she is: playing music, riding motorcycles, training her dog and even a craft or two. You can follow her on twitter @percusn.
Marc is President of Sympraxis Consulting, a virtual company centered around Boston, MA, USA. Sympraxis focuses on enabling collaboration throughout the enterprise using the SharePoint application platform.
Marc has over 35 years of experience in technology professional services and software development. Over a wide-ranging career in consulting as well as line manager positions, Marc has proven himself as a problem solver and leader who can solve difficult technology problems for organizations across a wide variety of industries and organization sizes.
Marc is the developer of the jQuery Library for SharePoint Web Services (SPServices) and The SPXSLT Codeplex Project. He is a repeat recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for SharePoint Server (2011-2021).
Mark is Partner and Chief Strategy Officer at PAIT Group (www.paitgroup.com) and an Office 365 MVP with more than 20 years of experience designing and developing software solutions. Mark’s daily responsibilities include forging the direction of solution architecture and development projects for clients while providing the best solutions for clients' unique problems. As a globally recognized SharePoint geek, Mark is an active blogger, presenter, author (and bacon aficionado) who is eager to lend his real-world knowledge of SharePoint to all who need it.
In addition to speaking at various SharePoint & Office 365 conferences around the world, Mark is the organizer of The North American Collaboration Summit (www.collabsummit.org) in Branson, Missouri, the creator of the free InfoPath replacement tool StratusForms (www.stratusforms.com), and a podcaster at www.techsplaining.net
Microsoft MVP, Office 365 generalist, chatbot & AI specialist
Matt is an engineer-turned-IT nerd and Microsoft MVP. His career began in the nuclear power design field and ended up in SharePoint adoption, pretty much by mistake. He’s best known for his SharePoint and Office 365 infographics—especially the Periodic Table of Office 365—and advocating Microsoft Teams as the modern workplace.
Max is a Senior Program Manager for Microsoft Teams for Education at Microsoft. He focuses on improving collaboration and productivity, and has worked with Office 365 for the past ten years. He is a self-proclaimed geek, passionate about a broad range of messaging and collaboration tools and can't stop talking about the technology he loves.
Max is the founder of the Minnesota Microsoft 365 User Group, and holds various Microsoft certifications. Max can be found speaking at Microsoft 365 conferences all over the country.
Microsoft MVP, Office 365 and SharePoint Consultant, PMP
Melissa is an Office 365 and SharePoint consultant who specializes in simplifying and automating business processes using Flow and SharePoint Designer. She is experienced in managing projects throughout the entire lifecycle as well as developing and implementing SharePoint and Office 365 solutions. User adoption, governance, and training are topics she is especially passionate about!
Chief Evangelist and VP for WEBCON - North America
Mike Fitzmaurice, WEBCON's Chief Evangelist and VP - North America, is a recognized thought leader in workflow/business process automation, citizen development, and low-code/no-code solution platforms and strategies. Mike has more than 25 years of product, consulting, evangelism, engineering, and IT management expertise, and spent the last year at skybow serving as its CTO. His decade at Microsoft included being the original technical product manager for SharePoint, helping launch and shepherd its first three releases; it was Mike who birthed, developed, and led developer evangelism on SharePoint, positioning it as a development platform. Other gigs included a decade at Nintex as Vice-President of Workflow and Product Technology and five years as Director of IT at the National Association of Broadcasters.
Mike Maadarani is an Office 365 MVP, and a SharePoint Architect who has been providing strategic SharePoint solutions for the past 15 years. With over 21 years of IT industry experience, Mike spent the last few years managing and delivering SharePoint solutions to a wide range of mid to large scale projects. He is an evangelist and visionary where he can and provide the business and technical leadership required for delivering successful global SharePoint projects.
Mike is a Search and ECM expert and has deployed large SharePoint ECM and Collaboration implementations in North America.
Graduate from the University of Ottawa with Baccalaureate in Applied Science, Software Engineering Degree. Currently working at FireStart as a BPM Architect with a passion in business process management and workflow automation.
Paul is the Owner/Principal Architect at Don't Pa..Panic Consulting. He has been working in the information technology industry for over 30 years, and has played key roles in several enterprise SharePoint architectural design review, Intranet deployment, application development, and migration projects. he has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the last 12 consecutive years and earned his Microsoft Certified SharePoint Masters (MCSM) certification in 2013. 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.
Prashant G Bhoyar is a Microsoft AI MVP and Microsoft Certified Professional. He currently works as a Solution Architect at WithumSmith+Brown, P.C. (formerly Portal Solutions), one of the top 30 advisory and accounting firms in the United States. He is a trusted advisor and Subject Matter Expert in Intelligent Business Process Automation, development and post-implementation adoption of complex custom solutions in AI, Machine Learning, Bots, Azure, Office 365, and SharePoint. Prashant has supported a multitude of government agencies and non-profit organizations in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. Prashant is the co-author of the book “PowerShell for Office 365 “and is the technical reviewer of the book "Pro SharePoint 2013 Administration." He serves on the leadership committee for the Azure Data Fest conference, Artificial Intelligence Fest conference, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning User Group, DC Metro Office 365 User Group, SharePoint Saturday Baltimore event, and SharePoint Saturday Washington DC event. He is a renowned speaker and actively speaks at technical conferences, most recently in Washington DC, Austin, New York, Chicago, Seattle, New Orleans, Baltimore, Philadelphia. Fun fact??, Prashant is a recipient of the "Antarctic Service Medal of the United States of America" for his outstanding service in Antarctica.
Principal Architect/Developer at Perpetual Reality
Richard Toland is a senior Architect and Developer whose experience spans numerous industries, technologies, and platform disciplines. Primarily focused on Microsoft’s technologies stack, he has amassed a wealth of knowledge in enterprise development, support, governance, systems architecture and business practices encompassing the SharePoint, Azure and Office365 platforms’ endless product offerings. As a community evangelist, Richard continues to share his expertise in SharePoint, Office365, PowerBI, HoloLens, Azure, etc. to educate his colleagues and peers, empowering them to thrive with the skills to implement and support environments of any size, in any industry.
Senior Program Manager, Microsoft Teams Engineering, Microsoft
Rima Reyes is currently Senior Program Manager in Microsoft’s Teams Engineering Product Group. Rima's main focus at Microsoft is helping U.S. Government and DOD organizations accelerate their onboarding and adoption to Microsoft Teams. Prior to her role in Teams Engineering, Rima had a long career in SharePoint, having worked at Northrop Grumman, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft Federal. She was also one of the founding members of Women in SharePoint DC, has worked at the White House Situation Room for 6+ years, and is a Prosci Certified Change Management Practitioner.
Ryan Schouten has been developing on SharePoint since December of 2006 and has worked with every version of SharePoint since version 2(2003). Since that time, Ryan has developed a love and understanding of SharePoint that helps him to be comfortable in SharePoint no matter what area he is working in. This knowledge allows Ryan to discuss complex development and admin concepts in a manner that is easy to understand. Ryan loves getting out and connecting with the community.
Ryan travels the country speaking about SharePoint and Office365. Ryan is a Microsoft Certified Trainer and a Microsoft MVP and has been working to help others be successful in their SharePoint endeavors.
Sarah Haase is an enterprise collaboration strategist, corporate librarian and internationally-recognized speaker that helps large enterprises reclaim overgrown and ineffective collaboration implementations. Using her rich experience in knowledge management, information architecture and product management, Sarah devises and implements governance and user adoption strategies that drive compliance, engagement and documented benefits/ROI for SharePoint and Office 365.
Sarah is a Microsoft MVP and an organizer for SharePoint Saturday Twin Cities. You can find Sarah online at http://blog.splibrarian.com and @sarahhaase.
DocPoint Solutions, Director of Technology & Solutions
With more than 25 years of industry experience in IT infrastructure, project management, and systems integration, I have been with DocPoint since its inception in 2008. As a Systems Analyst/Engineer, I have led SharePoint migrations and implementations from start to finish, while performing technical needs analyses, systems integration and user training.
Scott Shearer is a SharePoint and Office 365 evangelist and Microsoft MVP. Scott has over 20 years' experience in the IT industry implementing Microsoft products and technologies. He has held positions ranging from systems administrator to developer to trainer. Scott is an MCT and Microsoft Office 2016 Specialist Master. Currently, he is an Office 365 consultant providing innovative and cost effective solutions leveraging out of the box functionality. Scott is also known for mentoring and training SharePoint site administrators and frequently conducts SharePoint end user training sessions. He is a regular speaker at SharePoint events and a top contributor to the Microsoft Flow Power Users Community site.
Seb Matthews is a consultant, entrepreneur and community supporter with over 20 years’ experience working with organizations of all shapes and sizes to get the very best out of Microsoft technologies.
Over the last 10 years, he has founded several technology companies providing consultancy, product and Cloud services and sits on the board of a number of tech companies including ProvisionPoint, extaCloud and Switching Pixels in both active and advisory capacities.
Fortunate to be a frequent speaker at conferences, in the community and at vendor events, Seb is an active member of the Microsoft community around the globe.
Shyamal is passionate about process management and process automation. After a career dedicated to improving processes in the aerospace and aviation industry, he now leads the North American development of FireStart, a Business Process Management application that makes it easy for companies to design, manage, and automate business processes.
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 nearly 18 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.
Susan Hanley is a consultant specializing in the "people side" of intranet and collaboration solutions. She is a Microsoft Office Apps and Services MVP and is the co-author of three popular SharePoint books: Essential SharePoint 2007, Essential SharePoint 2010, and Essential SharePoint 2013. Sue writes the Essential SharePoint blog for Computerworld at www.computerworld.com/blog/essential-sharepoint. Her areas of expertise include information architecture, collaboration and intranet strategy, user adoption, governance and business value metrics. Immediately prior to establishing her own consulting practice, Sue led the Portals, Collaboration, and Content Management practice for Dell Professional Services.
Teresa has many years of experience hearing people say they "hate SharePoint." Each time, she takes the opportunity to find out why and how their SharePoint isn't working for them. Teresa is a firm believer of keeping things as simple as possible, and knows how to find solutions that work. In the past 16 years, she has trained thousands of people on SharePoint, governance, permissions, administration, Business Social, O365, and working smarter. Teresa is an accomplished speaker using a conversational approach to learning new things. She has worked with diverse organizations ranging from Fortune 50 companies to small local offices to midsize corporate offices throughout the United States.
Terry has been working with SharePoint and Nintex tools for the last 11 years. Prior to joining Nintex, he spent the majority his career on the consulting services side of the business implementing a wide variety of SharePoint and Nintex solutions.
Terry’s unique, technical yet business focused, background gives him the ability to help users leverage technology to drive value to their businesses.
Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey – based in Minneapolis Minnesota. Virgil also wears the multiple ‘hats’ of Principle Human Solutions Architect and SharePoint Architect. Virgil is one of those rare individuals who can dive deep into technical topics while speaking clearly to the business owners of a project and never forgetting that the end user experience has the highest priority. He calls it using both sides of his brain. Virgil is passionate about leveraging technologies ‘out of the box’ as much as possible with a focus on the strategic use of content to create websites that deliver the right content to the right audience on the right device at the right time. Virgil brings high energy, an ironic wit, and a sense of grounded perspective whenever he speaks to an audience. Virgil regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.
Vishwas Lele serves as the CTO at Applied Information Sciences, Inc. Based on his firm belief that public cloud is becoming the backbone of *all* IT, Vishwas assists organizations with envisioning, planning and realizing their public cloud objectives. Vishwas brings close to 30 years of experience and thought leadership to his position. A noted industry speaker (Channel9, Ignite, VSLive) and author (Pluralsight & books) Vishwas also serves as the Microsoft Regional Director for Washington D.C. and has been a recipient of the Azure MVP award for the last five years.
Vishwas is also the creator of several tools and apps including Netizen, MyFOIA, Media Center App, WAMS Manager, Excel Calc Engine, and Azure Service Catalog.
Vlad is a SharePoint and Office 365 Consultant specializing in SharePoint and SharePoint Online deployments as well as hybrid scenarios. As a Pluralsight Author, Microsoft Certified Trainer and recognized international speaker, Vlad has helped thousands of users and IT Pros across the globe to better understand and to get the most out of SharePoint.
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.
Wes is an independent consultant based in Minneapolis, MN and works primarily as an O365 / PowerApps / SharePoint platform evangelist, product specialist and solution designer. Wes assists organizations through platform roadmap creation, planning and governance, and alignment of business needs with out of the box SharePoint platform and PowerApps capabilities. Wes has been a developer, IT Pro, consultant, and technology evangelist for over 20 yrs and has been recognized as a Microsoft MVP since 2009. He was an organizer and frequent speaker at the Minnesota SharePoint User Group (MNSPUG) for over 4 yrs and is now a board member and speaker for SharePoint Saturday - Twin Cities events. Wes has been a contributing author to two books: - "Microsoft SharePoint 2010: Creating and Implementing Real-World Projects (Microsoft Press, 2012)" - "SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One (Wrox, 2011)". Wes maintains a blog at http://www.idubbs.com/blog.
William (Andy) Huneycutt is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) specializing in Office 365 and SharePoint. He has worked as a training instructor, courseware developer, and consultant for ASPE Training since 2011.
As a courseware developer for ASPE, he develops custom training and coaching solutions for Office 365 and SharePoint. His primary focuses are Business Process Automation, SharePoint for Business Analysts, and Workflows for SharePoint. Business Process Automation is centered on out-of-the-box solutions for content services, form services, business automation processes through workflows, and no code solutions.
Andy 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.