|Adis Jugo (MVP, Bosnia and Herzegovina)|
Adis Jugo is a software architect with over 20 years of experience, and Microsoft MVP for SharePoint server. He first met SharePoint (and Microsoft CMS server) back in 2002, and since 2006 his focus was completely shifted towards architecture and development of solutions based on the SharePoint technology. Adis is working as a Head of Development for deroso solutions, a global consulting company with headquarters in Germany. He is an internationally recognized speaker with over 10 years of speaker experience, speaking at various Microsoft, Community and SharePoint conferences worldwide (more than 10 countries in the past two years…), as well as at meetings of the various .NET and SharePoint User Groups. He is often awarded for being one of the top speakers at conferences. Adis likes to keep his free time really free, since there isn’t much of it. He prefers spending it with his family.
|Agnes Molnar (MVP, Hungary)|
Agnes Molnar is CEO and Managing Consultant of Search Explained, specializing in Information Architecture and Enterprise Search.
She started her career as a developer while she was studying Information Technology at the Budapest University of Technology and Economics. By the time she acquired her Master’s Degree, she has already established a solid profession in Computer Science.
She has worked for various companies in Europe and the US, developing dozens of SharePoint and FAST implementations for both commercial and government organizations throughout the world. Her familiarity and extensive knowledge in SharePoint and other Content Management Systems enabled her to start her own consultancy business, and to eventually become an Independent Consultant.
Since 2008, Agnes has been a consistent recipient of the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award, for actively sharing her technical expertise in Microsoft SharePoint Server. She is a regular speaker at technical conferences and symposiums around the globe. She has also co-authored several books and white papers.
She also maintains her passion and dedication on the subject through her blog, www.aghy.hu, where she shares troubleshooting tips, best practices, and other useful resources in Content Management with a light and wholesome approach.
|Aleksandar Drašković (MCM, Germany)|
Aleksandar Draskovic is Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) for SharePoint Server 2010 and Microsoft Certified Solutions Master (MCSM) for SharePoint with 15+ years of experience in Enterprise IT. Broad technical experience includes Windows infrastructure, Active Directory, Exchange Server, TMG / UAG Server and SQL Server. He is completely dedicated to SharePoint Server since 2007, mostly to the infrastructure and architecture.
Aleksandar is working for a german company deroso Solutions GmbH as an Enterprise Architect. You can read his blog at http://www.adrit.de/blog
|Aleksandar Totović (MVP, Serbia)|
Aleksandar Totovic is an MVP for Microsoft Dynamics NAV. He is ERP Consulting Director in NPS d.o.o. Belgrade. Long-time ERP Consultant and Project Manager. He has managed many international projects and many complex manufacturing and construction projects. He is a system architect of NAV4Construction solution with wide experience in manufacturing and construction business. Creating this solution, he lead the team who made integration of MS Project Server an Share Point with Dynamics NAV. Aleksandar is one of the pioneers for using NAV in Windows Azure. Currently he is leading a team of experienced ERP consultants and project managers and is also working on the popularization of NAV. Aleksandar has 10+ years of experience in NAV and 30 years in IT (since childhood). He has been a speaker in many conferences such as Sinergija (Serbia), MS Network (Bosnia), In Touch (Bulgaria), NAV Academy (Serbia), #Tarabica (Serbia), etc.
|Ales Klenka (Czech Republic)|
Ales Klenka is European Channel Manager in K2. Ales’s country of residence is the Czech Republic, but he consider himself to be the true European Citizen.
He works in IT industry for 22 years now, working in many technical as well as managerial roles, usually covering extensive geographical region.
- Microsoft EDC Ireland
- Oracle WPTH Ireland
- Dynamyx Ltd UK
- Marap ltd Czech Republic
- Konica Minolta Business Solutions CZ
- K2 UK
|Andreas Aschauer (Austria)|
Andreas Aschauer studied Software Engineering at Vienna Technical University. Besides his studies he worked as a developer and consultant for .NET framework based solutions for various international corporations. Through many years as a Consultant and SharePoint Trainer he gained extensive knowledge of the SharePoint platform and insights into real world SharePoint Solutions. Being an active blogger in the Microsoft Community and speaker on numerous conferences, he shares is expertise on SharePoint, Enterprise Content Management and classical Software Engineering Processes / Practices. As Head of Enterprise Solutions at Alegri International Austria, he leads a team of Consultants in ECM and Unified Communication projects for enterprise customers.
|Barbara Henhapl (MVP, Austria)|
Barbara Henhapl is an EPM consultant and trainer located in Austria, active in German speaking countries. She has been working with every version of the Microsoft EPM tool beginning with Project Central and has been awarded as MVP in the last 4 years.
|Ben Howard (MVP, UK)|
Ben has over 20 years consultancy experience implementing IT based solutions to solve business problems across all sectors, including ERP, EPM and other LOB solutions. During this time Ben has worked for several key industry organisations including Microsoft and Dell, as well as several smaller organisations. Ben has been a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for the last 5 years, and as well as blogging on various Project Server scenarios, he also has articles regularly published on the Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG). He is the sole author of Microsoft Project 2013 Plain & Simple (http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0790145369154.do). His client facing Project and Project Server work includes process definition, installation, configuration, customisation and training. Ben is familiar with all versions of Project from 2000 onwards. He blogs semi-frequently on the use of Project and Project Server at http://www.applepark.co.uk/ben-howard-blog.
|Bill Ayers (MCM, UK)|
I am a consultant developer and software architect who has been working on SharePoint since the 2003 version of the product, and I am a Microsoft Certified Master and MCSM, Charter SharePoint. I specialize in web content management and Intranet portals and mobile solutions with a particular focus on Agile software development practices. I have over 20 years’ experience in the software industry, and speak regularly at international conferences and user groups. I am also a moderator on SharePoint.StackExchange.com, and I blog occasionally at http://SPDoctor.net/. I am based in Sheffield, UK.
|Dan Holme (MVP, USA)|
Dan, a native of Colorado, resident of Maui, and graduate of Yale and Thunderbird, has been recognized as an MVP for seven years, and as one of the top ten partner MVPs in the world. Dan has penned hundreds of articles for SharePoint Pro Magazine and numerous bestselling books and training courses for Microsoft Learning. Last 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.
|Darko Milevski (MVP, Macedonia)|
Darko Milevski is SharePoint Architect with more than 10 years experience in development and architecture. Working in Microsoft Gold Partner company, his primary responsibility is to design and architect ECM and BPM solutions and lead a project team of Developers.
He has been awarded with Microsoft MVP for SharePoint Server award for his contributions in the community like blogger, speaker and SharePoint Community leader. Darko participated at many Microsoft related conferences as a speaker like MS Vizija, WinDays, TechDays, SPC Adriatics, CodeCamp, User Group , etc.
|Dragan Panjkov (MVP, Bosnia and Herzegovina)|
Dragan Panjkov has more than 10 years of professional experience in IT field, from hardware to software. In software field, he is focusing on ASP.NET MVC and SharePoint since 2007. He is one of co-founders of SharePoint User Group in Bosnia&Herzegovina www.1sug.com and author one of first WP7 applications in BiH, BAM Converter. Since 2009 he is regular speaker at conferences in CEE countries – Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia and Serbia. Blog www.dragan-panjkov.com | Twitter: @panjkov. For his engagement in Microsoft technical community, Dragan is awarded with MVP Award for Office365 in April 2014.
|Dubravko Marak (MVP, Croatia)|
Dubravko Marak is working in the IT industry for more than 12 years. During his career he worked with MS technologies, starting with NT 4.0 server until the 2012R2. He is an active member of the ITPro community, supported by Microsoft. Regular presenter at various Microsoft conferences including WinDays, Sinergija, MS Network, MobilityDay, Vizija, and other events where Microsoft technologies are present. At Sinergija 2012 he was second best speaker (by votes of participants), and deliverd the most visited session.
He is currently engaged in the implementation of the System Center 2012 R2 tools, and SharePoint Server 2013th. Dubravko is awarded prestigious Microsoft MVP award, for the second year in a row.
|Edin Kapić (MVP, Spain)|
Edin Kapić is a SharePoint Architect working for Spenta on Beezy social network in Barcelona, Spain. SharePoint MVP and MCT, he is co-founder and president of the Catalan SharePoint User Group (SUG.CAT). He also writes and speaks about SharePoint in numerous publications and events. When he has some free time, he enjoys sailing.
Edin has spoken on several international SharePoint conferences such as Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, SharePoint Saturday Stockholm 2014, European SharePoint Conference 2014 and 2011, SharePoint Evolutions Conference 2013 in London, SharePoint Summit 2013 in Vancouver, SharePoint Saturday Belgium 2014 and 2012 and Microsoft NetWork Conference 2012 in Bosnia-Herzegovina.
|Ellen Lehnert (MVP, PMP, USA)|
Ellen Lehnert is a Microsoft Project MVP with over 20 years of corporate training and consulting experience. As an independent consultant/trainer, Ellen teaches standard and customized classes and develops customized processes for using MS Project/MS Project Server. She is the co-author of Introduction to MS Project 2013 Scheduling, Advanced Scheduling using MS Project 2013 and is the author of Managing Projects using MS Project 2010 desktop courseware. She is also contributor and tech editor for many reference books, wrote the monthly “Ask the Expert” column for the Microsoft Project User Group (MPUG) newsletter, a developer of the 70-178 MS Project 2010 certification test, lead writer for the 74-343 MS Project 2013 certification test and a frequent meeting speaker. She also implements MS Project Server and develops and delivers customized training programs to support client processes.
|Geoff Evelyn (MVP, Scotland)|
Geoff is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP, having over 25 years of experience in information systems technology, having worked in education, call centre, government, military, banking, oil and gas industries, and has been focusing his efforts with SharePoint since 2003. Geoff is a keen SharePoint author, having published many articles, guides and books; Geoff is dedicated to SharePoint Implementation, Service, Support and Automation.
Geoff is a Fellow of the Institute of the Analysts and Programmers, a Fellow of the Institute of Computer Technology, a Member of the Chartered Institute for IT and Engineering Technology, a Prince 2 Practitioner, and a SALEM (Sequenced and Logical Enterprise Methodology) Practitioner.
Geoff is also a member of the Institute of Analysts and Programmers Software Development Journal Editorial Team; and is a active contributor to MSDN, TechNET Editorial Boards and associated newsletter and forum channels.
|Heino Romzykowski (Germany)|
Heino is a famous and feared conference speaker, who does not dread bribing the audience with the free beer.
In the free time, he is an extraordinary ECM-Systems expert, which presents complex ECM topics on an easy and entertaining way. Heino is working as a partner manager at tecmasters.
|John P White (MVP, Canada)|
John P White is the Chief Technical Officer at UnlimitedViz Inc. He holds a Master’s degree in Engineering from the University of Guelph and is a Microsoft SharePoint MVP. He is currently focused on the Microsoft SharePoint and BI platforms and remains current with both platforms. He is a frequent speaker at user groups and conferences, and he blogs as actively as possible at. John lives in Guelph, Ontario, and is the father of 3 boys, is an avid scuba diver, and a budding photographer, both under and above the water. Samples of his work can be found at http://www.flickr.com/wpages.
|Martina Grom (MVP, Austria)|
Martina Grom works as IT-Consultant & is co-founder and CEO of atwork information technology. atwork is a software company and Microsoft partner located in Austria/Europe and is specialized in development of Online Solutions. Martina founded atwork in 1999, she works in IT since 1995.
|Matija Blagus (Croatia)|
Matija Blagus works as a system engineer in Acceleratio Ltd., Zagreb. Most of his time he spends with various SharePoint environments and System Center products. He’s a big fan of automation in IT. In hes free time he likes to play with various gadgets and robots.
|Matthias Einig (MVP, Sweden)|
Matthias is a Bavarian living in Stockholm who started SharePoint development in 2005 and has been stuck with it ever since.
As SharePoint MVP and CEO of Rencore he focusses nowadays primarily on solution architecture, application lifecycle management and quality assurance and made it his passion to make the life of a SharePoint developer better!
Matthias develops the SharePoint Code Analysis Framework SPCAF (www.spcaf.com) / SPCop and contributes to the community with his Open Source projects like the SharePoint Software Factory (spsf.codeplex.com) and SharePoint Solution Deployer (spsd.codeplex.com).
Apart from speaking regularly at SharePoint and ALM conferences, Matthias also organizes SharePoint Saturday Stockholm and SP24 – the 24h free online conference (www.sp24conf.com) which provided 100 hours high quality SharePoint training to over 7500 attendees making it the second largest SharePoint conference worldwide.
|Mike Fitzmaurice (USA)|
Mike Fitzmaurice is the Vice President of Product Technology for Nintex, a global company delivering best-of-breed workflow solutions for and with SharePoint technology. He is responsible for product direction, evangelism, technical diplomacy, and technical business strategy. Before Nintex, he had spent more than a decade at Microsoft, most of it on the SharePoint® team, in roles including developer evangelism, competitive strategy, enterprise consulting, user education, product marketing, and technical event planning. Prior to Microsoft, Fitzmaurice held roles in enterprise consulting and corporate IT in the Washington, DC area.
|Nicki Borell (MVP, Germany)|
Nicki Borell (http://www.sharepointtalk.net/) is an evangelist & consultant in the Experts Inside team (www.expertsinside.com). He has worked for many years in Microsoft enterprise environments and also as a trainer and consultant for the SharePoint and SQL Server products. His expertise extendes from technical consulting all the way to project management, with his core competencies covering KMU, enterprise environments and government data management. His special focus is on SharePoint Search Technologies. Nicki is Microsoft MVP for SharePoint, Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE), Database Administrator (MCBA), IT Professional (MCITP) and Trainer (MCT).
|Oleksiy Prosnitskyy (MVP, Ukraine)|
Most Valuable Specialist (MVP) for Microsoft Project (2011-2014).
|Paolo Pialorsi (MCM, Italy)|
Paolo Pialorsi is the founder of PiaSys (www.pialorsi.com), a company focused on Microsoft SharePoint and .NET development. He’s a consultant, trainer, book author and speaker at the best international conferences about Microsoft technologies. He writes articles for IT magazines, authored several books for Microsoft Press (the latest is “Microsoft SharePoint 2013 Developer Reference”) and posts regularly on his technical blog. You can follow Paolo on Twitter (@PaoloPia). Paolo passed more than 40 Microsoft certification exams and achieved the following certifications: Microsoft Certified Solutions Master on SharePoint, MCP, MCT, MCSD.NET, MCSE, MCSA, MCAD, MCTS on several Microsoft technologies and IBM Certified Developer on XML technologies.
|Penelope Coventry (MVP, United Kingdom)|
Penelope Coventry, MVP SharePoint Server, MCSE: SharePoint 2013 and MCITP: SharePoint Administration 2010, is an author and consultant based in the U.K., with more than 30 years of industry experience. Penny has authored and co-authored more than 10 SharePoint-related books including Exploring Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013: New Features and Functions, Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013 Inside Out, Microsoft® SharePoint® 2013 Step by Step and Microsoft® SharePoint® Designer 2010 Step by Step.
Penny has spoken at a number of conferences, including TechEd North America, SharePoint Conferences in United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Sweden and the UK and at SharePoint Saturdays. She is also a keen supporter of the UK SharePoint user group community. Penny has worked with SharePoint since 2001, and when she’s not writing, she works as the Product Specialist for Lightning Tools and a trainer at Combined Knowledge.
|Robi Vončina (MVP, Slovenia)|
Ranking in the top 20 of the most influential experts in SharePoint in Europe, according to rankings by harmon.ie, Robi is recognized as one of the most qualified SharePoint consultants in Slovenia. He is an active participant in all of the most significant SharePoint related events in Slovenia as well as the leader and founder of the Slovenian SharePoint Users Group. As a student he began his work as a lecturer in IT which allowed him to accumulate considerable knowledge and experience. Constantly improving his skills, including attending seminars abroad, he constantly shares his knowledge with participants of numerous courses and workshops. This includes lecturing at the annual Microsoft NT conference and other Microsoft events. He has accumulated a tremendous amount of practical experience, which stems from participation in numerous SharePoint projects in Slovenia. He currently possesses 25 valid Microsoft certificates, which confirm his status as MCP, MCT (which he received in 2007) and several others. But his greatest achievement to date came in 2013, when he became a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint products.
|Rodrigo Pinto (MVP, Portugal)|
With 15 years of experience in Software Engineering & Architecture, Rodrigo Pinto is a Solution Architect, SharePoint MVP, Specialist & Evangelist at Everis. Responsible for the SharePoint area tends to use innovation in creating new solutions and development strategies. Speaker since 2009 , is delivering regular sessions in Microsoft Events: Techdays, RoadtoSharePoint, Lightup SharePoint, Microsoft RoadShow, SharePoint Connections, User Group Meetings and online events. He Started the SharePoint Portuguese User Group and loves the idea By and For the Community.
|Sahil Malik (MVP, USA)|
Sahil Malik - Sahil is the founder and principal of Winsmarts.com, and has been a Microsoft MVP and INETA Speaker for several years. He is the author of more than ten books and numerous articles in both the .NET and SharePoint space, and a consultant and trainer who delivers training and talks at conferences internationally. Sahil has trained for the best names in the Microsoft technology space, and has architected and delivered SharePoint based solutions for extremely high profile clients. He has been deeply involved in SharePoint 2013, and delivers SharePoint training around the world.
|Šenaj Lelić (MVP, Germany)|
Šenaj Lelić is working in the IT business since 1991, also studying economy at the university of Munich (special studies: strategic management and software based Business Process management). Starting with BORLAND, he went on to work with the Visio Corporation in 1996. Therefrom he was working on different visualization solutions for different customers. In 2000 when Visio was acquired by Microsoft his focus shifted to contain Microsoft.NET as a programming platform and also since 2003 the technology SharePoint extending also to supporting technologies such as SQL Server and the System Center products. Since 2007 the Unified Communications Technologies and especially their programming integration into custom solutions is one of his additional interests. One long-term activity is also the creation and planning/architecture of BPM solutions and technologies – always using Visio as the graphical engine, but extending the scenario with SQL Server and also SharePoint to create powerful but easy to use BPM solutions.
|Serge Luca (MVP, Belgium)|
Serge Luca is a SharePoint MVP since 2007, international speaker, co-author a book in SharePoint 2013 and author for SharePoint Pro Magazine. Serge has executed several assignments for the Microsoft SharePoint team (Redmond) across the world and has worked for Microsoft Learning as a Subject Matter Expert in SharePoint and in Workflow Foundation. He has trained more than a thousand developers in SharePoint. He is based in Brussels and is managing Partner of ShareQL (specialized in SharePoint and SQL Server www.shareql.com)
|Srđan Drljača (Bosnia and Herzegovina)|
Co-founder of plusPMO specialized in “Set up PMO” with the goal to maximize the success of the company and other sorts of organizations having reference lists with projects over 50.000.000 Euros per year.
|Symon Garfield (MVP, UK)|
A consultant and a social scientist focusing on strategy, people, knowledge and technology. Symon works with the some of the world’s leading organisations to develop and implement successful business strategies using Microsoft productivity and cloud technologies.
Symon is a Senior Microsoft Practice Manager EMEA for Wipro a global consultancy, systems integrator and business process outsourcing provider. He also works closely with Microsoft as a Virtual-Technology Solutions Professional providing pre-sales consultancy to Microsoft clients and has been a Microsoft MVP for SharePoint since October 2012.
Symon is a research associate on the Doctorate of Business Administration programme at Henley Business School. His research focuses on Social Business.
|Toni Pohl (MVP, Austria)|
Toni Pohl is responsible for the solutions development at atwork. He has worked for nearly 20 years as an independent IT expert and is experienced in implementing competently technical projects. Toni began his IT career in the early 1990s as IT-specialist and trainer. Then his emphasis changed to the field of consulting and developing software solutions using database systems. His passion is toward databases, web technologies and Windows Azure.
Toni blogs about new technologies for the atwork-blog, the Microsoft-TechNet-Team-Austria Blog and codefest.at, the Austrian MSDN blog and writes professional articles for german developer magazines. He speaks at international conferences.
Toni is Microsoft MVP for Client Development.
His book “Windows 8.1 Pro” (published by MSPress) was released in February 2014.
|Zlatan Džinić (USA)|
currently works for En Pointe Techonologies as a Microsoft Practice Manager based in California with work experience ranging across four different continents, he also comes from an extensive Enterprise Content Management and Business Intelligence product and solution background. Most of his career he spent as an Technology Subject Matter Expert, Enterprise Strategist, Resource Manager, Technical Lead/Solution Architect as well as Project Manager or a Best Practices Consultant on large Enterprise Content Management projects and Enterprise Strategy Initiatives, involved from conceptualizing and creating initiatives to getting down and dirty (Developing and Implementing). His main focus is Developing and Architecting Enterprise Content Management, Document and Records Management, Communities of Practice (Social Networking for Business) including Business Process Management, Business Intelligence and Performance Management Solutions focusing on full blown end to end enterprise industry solutions. As an internationally recognized SharePoint and ECM technology expert he’s a regular speaker at major Microsoft and SharePoint Conferences worldwide and he also presents at Local Community events on the topics of Enterprise Content Management, SharePoint Server and Technologies, and Business Intelligence.
|Zvonimir Mavretić (Croatia)|
Zvonimir Mavretić is a cofounder and Chief Technology Officer of the eVision, Croatia. With over 12 years experience in the SharePoint technology , 9 years of K2 and more than 24 years working in IT business Mr. Mavretić has high level of expertise in architecture, design and solution implementation for collaboration, document management, record management, enterprise content management, business process management and enterprise application integration. So far, eVision, has successfully developed some of the biggest, most complex and most sensitive projects for several governments and enterprises in SE Europe region within the Microsoft SharePoint and K2 BlackPearl domain under Zvonimir’s guidance as a team leader. For his project achievements, partnership commitments and years of evangelism as key note speaker for Microsoft SharePoint technology and as well as K2 technology Zvonimir was awarded as Microsoft Technical Person of the Year, Microsoft virtual sales technical person for SharePoint(VTSP), K2 insider and many more (not to forget his Taekwondo black belt 3 DAN award :)). Beside his family and his two children Zvonimir’s passion and hobby are eVision’s clients which he serves as trusted advisor for Microsoft SharePoint and K2 issues.