Director in MCS,
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Senior Manager, Advisory Services, Ernst & Young
Based in Germany, Matthias is responsible for Ernst and Young's service portfolio encompassing mobile security, information security, and IT risk management, as well as IT-enabled business, enterprise architecture management, cloud computing, and SOA.
Matthias has an extensive history in IT and the Internet, and has worked in business development and project management in the areas of information security and modern IT architectures. He started his career in 1995 as Co-Founder and Head of Development and Infrastructure for Electronic Service Center, the IT-service and managed-IT security provider who built the Internet infrastructure in East Germany for the former UUNET/Worldcom.
From 2006 to 2007 he worked at Computer Science Corporation as a Senior Technology Security Architect, where he provided consulting services to enterprise customers on implementing information security and managing the corporate information security lifecycle.
President, Thor Projects, LLC
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 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.
Co-Owner, Instructor, Developer, Author, Critical Path Training, LLC
Andrew Connell is an author, instructor and co-founder of Critical Path Training, a SharePoint education focused company. Andrew is an eight-time recipient of Microsoft's MVP award (2005-2012) for Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) & Microsoft SharePoint Server. He has authored and contributed to numerous MCMS and SharePoint books over the years including his book Professional SharePoint 2007 Web Content Management Development by WROX and is the author of numerous articles on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) & in various print magazines. Andrew has spoken on the subject of SharePoint development and WCM at conferences and community events in the United States, Australia, England, Spain and Netherlands. You can find Andrew on his blog and on Twitter @andrewconnell.
Director, Product Management
Trevor Dyck is the Director of Product Management for Colligo Networks, driving product strategy and roadmap for all of Colligo's products. A regular speaker at international SharePoint events, Trevor brings 18 years' experience in high tech, including senior engineering and product management positions at Hewlett-Packard, Agilent Technologies and Zeugma Systems, to his role developing products that drive SharePoint adoption while meeting the business needs of the enterprise. Trevor holds BASc in Computer Engineering and Master of Business Administration degrees from Simon Fraser University. He has co-authored three US patents, and won an Emmy award for his pioneering work on MPEG video.
Director in MCS, Microsoft
Steve Fox has worked at Microsoft for 12 years across a number of different technologies including natural language, search, social computing, and more recently Office, SharePoint and Windows Azure development. He is a Director in MCS and regularly speaks to many different audiences about building applications on Microsoft technology, with a specific focus on the cloud. He has spoken at several conferences, contributed to technical publications, and co-wrote a number of books including Beginning SharePoint 2010 Development (Wrox), Developing SharePoint Solutions using Windows Azure (MSPress), and the forthcoming Professional SharePoint 2010 Cloud-Based Solutions.
Microsoft Technologies Evangelist, Intelliem
In his 18-year career, Dan Holme, Microsoft Technologies Evangelist at Intelliem, has reached hundreds of thousands of IT professionals, executives, and users at almost every Fortune 100 enterprise, and well more than half of the Fortune 500 and Global 1000. His deep experience solving customers' IT and business challenges and educating the global technical community have earned Dan a reputation as one of the most respected and expert voices in the Microsoft technology community — a sought-after consultant, bestselling author, and renowned speaker.
Dan, a native of Colorado, resident of Maui, and graduate of Yale and Thunderbird, has been recognized as an MVP for six years, and as one of the top ten partner MVPs in the world. Dan has penned hundreds of articles for SharePoint focused magazines and numerous bestselling books and training courses for Microsoft Learning. This summer, Dan served as the Microsoft Technologies Consultant for NBC Olympics during the broadcast of the 2012 Olympics in London, a role he also played in Torino, Beijing, and Vancouver. You can learn more about Dan, his work, and his contact information, at http://tiny.cc/danholme.
President, CEO, & Founder, Colligo Networks
Barry is the founder and CEO of Colligo Networks, and has been a technology innovator and entrepreneur for over 25 years. Barry is a recognized expert on SharePoint client technology and a frequent speaker at SharePoint and Enterprise Content Management (ECM) conferences worldwide. He manages Colligo's popular SharePoint blog, which discusses important issues in email and records management, governance, and compliance, as well as technology trends affecting the SharePoint and ECM market. Barry holds degrees in Science and Electrical Engineering and was named Ernst and Young's 1997 Pacific Region 'Entrepreneur of the Year' for Technology.
Product Manager, AvePoint Inc.
Shyam Oza is a Product Manager at AvePoint, working directly with global organizations - many of which are in the Fortune 500 - on crafting new deployment strategies utilizing hybrid and cloud environments with Microsoft technologies. His expertise and passion for being on the leading edge of new application delivery models, including mobile applications, has garnered him speaking opportunities throughout the country.
Enterprise Architect, AvePoint Inc.
Jeremy Thake utilizes more than 10 years of software development industry experience and expertise in Microsoft technologies to assist global enterprises in building solutions that will set the standard for the next generation of collaboration platforms. As a SharePoint MVP, Jeremy's proven expertise has earned him multiple speaking engagements at technical conferences, symposiums, and user groups worldwide. Jeremy is a co-founder of NothingButSharePoint.com, a SharePoint community portal, focusing on the Developer Channel and built the platform on top of SharePoint 2010.
Technical Solutions Professional, AvePoint Inc.
Gemaron Willis is a Technical Solutions Professional at AvePoint, the leader in governance and infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint. With more than 13 years of IT and software development experience, Gemaron works with global organizations to implement AvePoint solutions into complex, enterprise-level SharePoint deployments. As a member of the Systems Engineering team at AvePoint, Gemaron has been a major contributor in multiple high profile consultations and implementation projects. With extensive experience in Microsoft technologies, Gemaron's contributions to the global SharePoint community have earned him speaking opportunities at technical conferences, seminars, and other events.