Brian Alderman is a former Microsoft MVP, and has his Master's in Computer Information Systems. Since 1995, he has held several Microsoft certifications that currently include; MCT, MCSE for SharePoint, MCSA for Office 365, 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 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, and Madrid.
Jeff Angama is a specialist in improving productivity and efficiency. Thanks to Microsoft solutions and agile methods, he has helped more than 50 customers. He works at AvePoint as a solutions engineer, enabling customers to maximize the capabilities of Microsoft 365.
Microsoft has recognized Jeff as an MVP (Most Valuable Professional) since 2020 for his expertise and his contributions such as blogging, public speaking, and organizing conferences. Since 2011, he has worked as a developer, pre-sales, trainer, SharePoint on-premises architect, and then on Microsoft 365.
Among his experiences in the field of No Code/Low-code, he participated from 2020 in the implementation of a Low-Code Center of Excellence within the GSF company.
Dr. Bill Ayers is a consultant developer and solution architect who has been working with computers for over 30 years. He originally earned his PhD in applications of computers in engineering before specializing in collaboration with SharePoint and, more recently, Microsoft 365 and Azure. He also specializes in AI, mobile development, and agile software development practices. He’s a Microsoft Certified Master and Charter MCSM for SharePoint, and a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Office Development MVP. He has also taken over forty Microsoft certifications and is a CompTIA CTT+ certified classroom trainer. He speaks regularly at international conferences and user groups and is based in Sheffield, UK.
Kat Beedim is an Office 365 Apps and Services MVP with a focus on collaboration tools in Microsoft 365 such as Teams, Viva, and SharePoint. She is an active blogger and speaker at conferences around the world, sharing her knowledge and expertise on these platforms. Additionally, she hosts a podcast called Cloud Conversations where she discusses the latest trends and developments in the Microsoft 365 ecosystem.
Nicki Borell is co-founder of Experts Inside, a technology consultancy focused on Azure and Microsoft 365, and the head behind the label "Xperts At Work." His focus topics are enterprise collaboration, security, and compliance. The Azure OpenAI services and the Generative Pre-trained Transformer (GPT) language model fit perfectly into his work focus, since they build another integration between Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure services. Content generation and semantic search are thus also possible for data within a Microsoft 365 environment in a secure and controllable way.
Hans Brender is a Collaboration Specialist and has been a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in Germany for 11 years. Most people around the world know him as Mr. OneDrive. For the last 11 years he has been talking about OneDrive and collaboration around the world at conferences like Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft Build and local community events. These days he is networking, mentoring, leads a monthly live show about M365 news and gives workshops to the community, mid-size- and Enterprise companies.
In addition to the social profiles below, you can find Hans at: @hansbrender.bsky.social
As a Microsoft MVP in Microsoft 365 Apps and Services, I'm truly passionate about the new way of working – from both a technical and user perspective. One of my main goals is to use Microsoft 365 to its fullest. When we combine business knowledge with the newest technology, magic happens. This is even more the case if we unleash the power of employee experience in an organization. I share my knowledge and experience about such topics in blogs, keynotes, workshops, and on LinkedIn.
Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director (RD) and Most Valuable Professional (MVP), an award-winning product marketer, technology evangelist and host of the #CollabTalk podcast and monthly tweetjam series. Christian's 30-year tech career has included Chief Marketing Officer and Chief Evangelist for several leading SharePoint ISVs, and he was part of the Microsoft team that launched the hosted SharePoint platform in Office 365. He has worked with some of the world’s largest technology companies to build and deploy social, collaboration, and supply chain solutions, and he sold his first software startup to Rational Software in 2001. A co-author of books on both SharePoint and software configuration management (SCM), Christian is one of the most widely published names within the Microsoft ecosystem.
Virgil Carroll is the owner and president of High Monkey, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He 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. He regularly speaks at conferences and user groups throughout the United States and occasionally in Europe.
Denny Cherry is the owner and principal consultant for Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting and has over two decades of experience working with platforms such as Azure, Microsoft SQL Server, Hyper-V, vSphere, and Enterprise Storage solutions. Denny’s areas of technical expertise include system architecture, performance tuning, security, replication, and troubleshooting. Denny holds a variety of Microsoft certifications for SQL Server, Azure and PowerBI. Denny has written several books and dozens of technical articles on Windows, Azure, and SQL Server management and how SQL Server integrates with various other technologies.
Liam began his career as a computer trainer. He quickly realized that programming, breaking and hacking were much more fun. Liam spent the next few years working within core infrastructure and security services. He is now the founder and owner of SharePlicity, a consulting company focusing on Microsoft 365 and Azure technology. His role within SharePlicity is to help organizations implement Microsoft 365 and Azure technology to enhance internal and external collaboration, document, and records management, automate business processes, and implement security controls and protection. He is a long-time Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer, focusing on architecture, security and crossing the boundary into software development. Over the past few years, his specialty has been security in Microsoft 365, Azure and its surrounding platforms. Liam also creates online training courses for Pluralsight, LinkedIn Learning and Cloud Academy, and he teaches multiple Microsoft certification courses for Opsgility and Microsoft. You can find him at user groups and conferences, teaching classes, offering advice, spending time in the community, teaching his kids how to code, raspberry PI programming, hacking the planet, building Lego robots, or coaching soccer. You may also find him running races in the dark, hiking, or mountain biking at breakneck speeds.
Haniel Croitoru is an enterprise architect and Microsoft MVP with over 20 years of experience in Microsoft 365. Since 2003, Haniel has been focusing on delivering solutions to meet short-term and long-term business goals using Microsoft 365 workloads such as SharePoint, Teams, Power Platform and more.
In addition to Haniel’s professional tenure, he has always been a big proponent of sharing knowledge and giving back to the community through presenting at numerous conferences and networking meetings on the topics of utilizing Microsoft 365 for business process optimization, effective collaboration and communication, and managing projects using the platform.
Prior to entering the Microsoft 365 arena, Haniel spent several years in the medical imaging industry where he helped launch an orthopedic software division and published four patents and numerous articles.
Haniel holds a Master of Science in Computer Science with a specialty in Computer-Assisted Orthopedic Surgery from Queen’s University and a Master’s Certificate in Project Management from the York Schulich School of Business. He is a PMI-certified Project Management Professional (PMP) and Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP).
Lesley Crook, MVP, M365 Apps & Services of 7 years based in Brighton, UK. The Viva Visionary and founder of the Viva Explorers, who are a passionate technology movement of like-minded people who draw on diverse origins to influence employee-centric technology, enabling a modern, empathic and enthusiastic workplace mindset. Lesley's focus is employee engagement, hybrid work, adoption change management, and champions programs on Teams and Microsoft Viva. A tenacious business change consultant, Lesley prepares customers to increase their productivity and nurture collaboration through the lens of Microsoft Teams in their workflow.
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In his free time, Giuliano loves to play and explore new technologies.
Stacy Deere a Microsoft MVP and owner of Focal Point Solutions LLC, a Cincinnati, OH-based company that provides SharePoint and Microsoft 365 consulting. With 20+ years of experience in the IT industry, Stacy has mainly focused on collaboration solutions. She has numerous environment deployments, upgrades, migrations and many other SharePoint and M365 projects under her belt. The main focus of all projects is implementing the best solution for the organization and one that the users want and can easily utilize. Within the SharePoint community, Stacy is a Microsoft Office & Apps MVP, an author and is known for topics such as governance, user engagement, security & compliance, and Administration.
I have for many years been working as a consultant, mostly focusing on Microsoft products and cloud technologies. Today I work to empower my employer with Microsoft 365 and modern tools - helping users collaborate better, work more efficiently, and be more productive - in a secure environment.
I'm also a Microsoft MVP since 2019, focusing on collaboration and productivity.
Sara has over 25 years’ experience, has been a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) for over 15 years, and is also a MCT Regional Lead and Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) for Microsoft 365 Apps and Services. Sara has been working with Microsoft 365 since the preview in April 2011 and holds over 50 Microsoft Certifications. Sara’s company still uses the same Microsoft 365 Tenant opened back in 2011.
As a trainer, Sara’s professional aim is to help make technology more accessible by increasing knowledge and decreasing fear. In her own words “I love helping others advance their own skills and use of technology, whilst challenging myself to advance my own skills and expertise.”
Sara provides training across Microsoft 365 from beginner to admin and everyone in between. She specializes in productivity, security, and compliance in Microsoft 365. In 2021 Sara cofounded a group of other like-minded MVPs to form the Viva Explorers, who actively promote, evangelize, and champion a modern employee and workplace experience underpinned by tools such as Microsoft Viva. Sara’s Viva Explorer persona is the Viva Realist, highlighting her expertise in helping organizations implement Viva and the wider Microsoft 365 suite.
Luise Freese is an independent Microsoft 365 & Power Platform consultant, building solutions with a combined approach of both worlds low-code and code. She is an awarded Microsoft MVP in two categories (M365 Development and Business Applications), international conference speaker, open-source maintainer, and blogger. She loves all things community, stickers, and the number 42.
Martina Grom works as Principal & is co-founder and CEO of atwork. Martina is recognized as an expert in Microsoft Cloud Services solutions. She authors numerous articles and blogs. Her passion is Online & Social Media, cloud computing and cybersecurity. Since 2015 Martina is also Microsoft Regional Director. Martina has a master’s degree in international business administration of University of Vienna, Austria. She helps companies in architecture planning toward cloud solutions, provides consulting and architectural planning of cloud projects.
Ragnar is a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft 365 Office Apps and Services. He works at Rencore as a Global Director of Partners and Alliances. Together with MVP Alexander Egger, he hosts the “Alex & Ragnar Show,” a bi-weekly Video Live Stream about Microsoft 365 Hybrid Workplace. Ragnar is a blogger and podcaster, headset geek, and core-member of Viva Explorers Community. He has an M.A. in Social Science and an Executive MBA, and has also published several books and articles about modern work.
Shadrack is a Power Platform specialist at Fidelity Bank Ghana and a recipient of the Microsoft Business Applications MVP award. He has expertise in tech community building and management. Shadrack is a former Gold Microsoft Learn Student Ambassador and First Runner-Up for the inaugural Africa Power Platform Challenge with 300 participants. He's also a senior member on the Microsoft Tech Community platform, writes about the Power Platform to assist people globally, and has spoken at Power Platform Community events. Shadrack is dedicated to assisting others in learning and collaboratively solving technical issues.
Craig Jahnke is a Director of Collaboration Apps and Tools at Sogeti USA who helps his team of technical consultants implement Microsoft 365 solutions so that we can help organizations be more productive, innovative, collaborative and allow them to empower their users to do more than they thought they could. Craig is passionate about Microsoft and sharing information about technology with others. He is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) who is the co-chair of M365 Chicago, a virtual event where Microsoft specialists share their expertise and best practices on everything related to the Power Platform and M365 collaboration tools. He also runs the Chicago Microsoft Power Platform User Group. He has had the opportunity to work at Microsoft from 2019-2022, he is a certified Power Platform Solution Architect, and he has extensive knowledge of SharePoint Online and Microsoft Teams.
Roy is deeply passionate about technology, especially Microsoft Power Platform. His journey in the tech world has made him skilled in various Microsoft Power Platform tools like Power Apps, Power BI, Power Automate, Power Virtual Agents, AI, and Dataverse. Roy sees immense potential in these technologies for creating innovative, no-code/low-code solutions. Roy is currently a certified App Maker and is on a mission to exploit the full potential of the Power Platform.
Additionally, Roy takes pride in being an active member of the Power Platform User Group Kenya. Collaborating with like-minded individuals, he stays updated on the latest trends and continuous learning opportunities in the tech space.
Roy likes sharing his knowledge through articles, insights, tips, and best practices about technology. Feel free to reach out to him at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Joanne is a Microsoft 365 compliance specialist and owner of NexNovus Consulting. Her focus is on helping organizations by sharing best practices, technical expertise and guidance gained through real-world Microsoft 365 experiences. She is also a six-time Microsoft MVP in Microsoft 365 Apps and Services.
Joanne has spent the past decade working with SharePoint and the larger Microsoft 365 ecosystem. Her specialties include the compliance features inside Microsoft Purview and how customers can leverage them to improve their compliance posture across the modern workplace. Whether looking for strategic advice, tactical steps or sound guidance for moving forward, Joanne brings her expertise to bear to help customers break through the complex world of compliance in manageable and practical ways.
Connect with Joanne on Twitter and LinkedIn, and follow her blog at https://joannecklein.com
Greg is a member of the Microsoft Regional Director (RD) program. Microsoft describes RDs as “150 of the world's top technology visionaries chosen specifically for their proven cross-platform expertise, community leadership, and commitment to business results.”
He is the founder and principal consultant at SQL Down Under, a boutique data-related consultancy operating from Australia. Greg is a long-term data platform MVP and a well-known data community leader and public speaker at conferences world-wide.
Greg has a pragmatic attitude to business transformation and to solving issues for business of all sizes.
Derek Melber is President of BrainCore, where he provides consulting services leveraging his 25+ years of world-wide keynote speaking, authoring 18 books, consulting, and enterprise advising around Microsoft solutions and identity security. As a 19X Microsoft MVP, leveraging extensive experience in unifying products, marketing, sales, and content, he assists organizations to achieve success and exceed company goals around identity, security and enterprise IT administration. His broad areas of expertise include Active Directory, Group Policy, identity security, network security, and information technology architecture. Derek can be reached at email@example.com and via LinkedIn at @derekmelber.
Dwayne Natwick is a Microsoft Security MVP and AWS Community Builder for Security and Identity. He is an author, trainer and product manager with over 30 years of experience in the IT industry.
Dwayne’s certification credentials include CCSP, CISSP, PMP, AWS Solutions Architect Associate, and he is certified in multiple Azure roles including Cybersecurity Architect Expert, Solution Architect Expert, Identity and Access Administrator Associate, Microsoft 365 Security Administrator Associate, and Security Engineer Associate.
In addition to creating curriculum, training, public speaking, and blog writing, Dwayne is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer and Regional Lead.
Vesa "Vesku" Nopanen, Principal Consultant and Microsoft MVP working on metaverse and Future Work at Sulava.
The metaverse is a Digital Fabric with AI, Digital Twins, metaverse of Things, Microsoft Mesh, and other services & platforms in the cloud connecting digital and physical worlds and people together.
The metaverse journey is on its early steps and Vesku is guiding you and your organization towards the future. He is extremely passionate about metaverse, mixed & virtual reality and how these technologies, with Microsoft Teams and cloud, enable to change how people work together.
Vesku has 25+ years of experience in IT business on multiple industries, domains, and roles. He is also a futurist, active speaker, blogger, evangelist, and technology community member.
Metaverse | Futurist | Speaker | Blogger | Mr. Metaverse
Curtis is an accomplished healthcare analytics professional who enjoys solving complex problems utilizing data-driven methodologies. Curtis has done work for many hospitals and medical groups across the United States. His passion for healthcare was inspired by clinicians who attended to his daughter who was born prematurely, only weighing 1 lb 13 oz at birth. He is a vocal supporter of the Microsoft Ecosystem and effectively utilizes the Microsoft analytics suite in his daily work. Curtis is a well-respected Udemy Instructor who has created courses on various healthcare-related subjects including SQL, Finance, and healthcare data. His courses include – Intro to SQL using Healthcare Data, 101 Practice SQL Questions: Basic to Advanced, and Healthcare Revenue Cycle and Finance. During his leisure time, Curtis enjoys spending quality moments with his family and dog in the outdoors.
Shari is known as Shortcut Shari because she believes we should all work smarter, not harder, and she loves to share keyboard shortcuts. Shari has been using SharePoint since before it was called SharePoint and is excited to share her knowledge and expertise with those who are as excited about technology as she is. Shari's focus is the “People Side of Change.” As a Microsoft 365 Solutions Architect and Consultant that grew up right along with SharePoint, her practical knowledge of the Microsoft Productivity stack coupled with her passion for empowerment via learning makes Shari an excellent resource as a consultant and evangelist for Microsoft 365. Her philosophies for information architecture and SharePoint design are centered on solving business challenges with technology and ensuring usability and adoption for the organization. Shari is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, a Microsoft Certified Specialist Master, consultant, presenter, author, and evangelist. When she is not architecting SharePoint magic as a consultant, Shari is in the classroom or creating online learning for LinkedIn Learning, ClipTraining.com, and Pluralsight.
Toni works as consultant and has authored several technical books and articles. He is conference speaker and passionate blogger. Since 2013, Toni was awarded as Microsoft MVP for his contributions for various community activities around Windows and Web technologies, Microsoft 365 and Microsoft Azure. Toni is interested in software development, innovation and cloud computing and loves playing with new technologies and developing cloud solutions.
Dilyana Radulova is a Microsoft MVP (most valuable professional) award holder, speaker, blogger, community contributor and accomplished technical consultant with 10 years of experience.
She currently works for Microsoft UK as technical specialist in the Bizz Apps Healthcare vertical.
Before Microsoft, Dilyana worked in the partner space as part of the Professional Services deployment teams for a number of different Microsoft Gold partners based in Glasgow, Scotland. As Dilyana likes to put it, getting stuck in projects and getting your hands dirty with customers, is her favorite part of the job.
After work, Dilyana likes to spend time in the Taekwondo gym. She has had a black belt for over 16 years.
Dr. Michael Rath
Dr. Michael Rath is a lawyer, a specialist in information technology law, and a partner at Luther Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH, based in Cologne. He coordinates Luther's Information Tech & Communications practice area. He is also a Certified ISO/IEC 27001 Lead Auditor.
Asif focuses on digital transformation and digital adoption. He has coined the term contextual microlearning and presents this topic in his writing and speaking engagements. Asif advises CIOs and company leaders on how to most efficiently and continuously support and train their knowledge workers.
Over the years, Asif has authored several books and has spoken to Microsoft audiences at conferences and in private settings all around the world.
Asif also runs a company called VisualSP (a Contextual Microlearning Platform) focused on accelerating Microsoft 365 and Dynamics 365 digital adoption and user training.
Matt Rooke is a freelance technology writer and journalist.
Sven Seidenberg is a Microsoft 365 advocate and Microsoft Teams geek. He had his first contact with Office 365 during his studies. A few months and a dozen of read blog posts and documentations later, he started his first projects. During his first visit to the European Collaboration Summit in Wiesbaden, Germany, he fell in love with the Microsoft community and started cultivating his own blog. Sven speaks at various events and blogs for different publications as a guest writer. He consults with organizations to develop procedures and best practices on how Microsoft 365 apps and services can best help them work more productively and efficiently.
In Lindsay's second career, she currently works as an Application Programmer at a medical research institute non-profit, supporting scientists in advancing their mission.
She spent the last decade teaching English Language Arts. During that time, she was selected to receive training to become a technology and pre-engineering teacher based on her aptitude for learning and adapting new technologies with her own students and colleagues.
Lindsay holds a BS in Secondary English Education from the University of Kansas and an MS in Curriculum and Instruction from Emporia State University. In addition, she is certified in Microsoft 365 Teams Administration, Microsoft Power Platform Fundamentals, Microsoft 365 Fundamentals, and she is a Microsoft Certified Trainer. As of 2023, Lindsay is also a Microsoft MVP in Business Applications.
In her spare time, Lindsay enjoys spending time with her two kittens Charlie and Trixie, and marathoning a wide variety of television shows.
Eric Shupps is the founder and CTO of Apptigent, a leading provider of cloud-based software solutions for Microsoft, Salesforce, and more. Eric has worked in the industry for more than 30 years, primarily focused on Microsoft software and services, as a consultant, administrator, architect, developer and trainer. He co-hosts the Community CloudCast, has authored numerous technology articles, and speaks at user group meetings and conferences around the world.
Marcin Siewnicki is a Microsoft 365 consultant and architect. His IT adventure started in 2005. Since then he’s been creating and implementing business applications based on SharePoint and Microsoft 365 platforms. He is a big fan of tasks and process automation (Power Automate) and Modern Workplace platforms (Microsoft Teams).
Privately Marcin is a husband and father of two sons. He is a fan of science fiction and cyberpunk and is a futurist. Marcin is co-organizer of the CollabDays Poland conference and speaker at Microsoft’s community events.
Thilak Kumar Singh
Thilak Kumar Singh is a trainer who believes in teaching about IT in the simplest possible way with more emphasis on visual mode of learning. He firmly believes in democratizing IT knowledge, especially of Microsoft solutions, in which he specializes as a trainer and consultant.
He observes that in this era dominated by cloud computing and collaboration, where IT has reached users unimaginable hitherto, IT knowledge must not be an obscure science, but rather be available to anyone who wishes to engage with IT.
Mahdi Tehrani has been involved with Active Directory and Azure AD for about 10 years. He works as an IAM consultant for “iC Consult” and his fields of expertise are around anything Active Directory, PowerShell, Azure AD and identity solutions including Quest One Identity.
Ed Tittel is a long-time computing industry writer, consultant, and occasional expert witness. He’s the author of over 100 computer trade books, countless articles, and other stuff. For more info, please visit https://edtittel.com.
Rubén Toribio is a software developer with over 13 years of experience in the field, specializing in web development using Microsoft technologies such as SharePoint, .NET, and Azure. He is also Microsoft Certified: Azure Developer Associate and Microsoft Certified: SharePoint Developer, demonstrating his expertise in these areas.
Rubén has a deep understanding of SharePoint development and extensibility, building custom solutions. Throughout his career, Rubén has been involved in numerous complex projects. He is highly motivated, constantly seeking out new opportunities to learn and stay up-to-date with.
Rubén is passionate about sharing his knowledge and helping others succeed. He is an active member of the tech community, regularly participating in speaking engagements, training sessions and workshops.
Ana Inés Urrutia de Souza
Ana Inés Urrutia de Souza (https://www.anainesurrutia.com/) is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) with a reputation as a worldwide reference in Dynamics 365 Human Resources, Employee Experience, and Power Platform. She is a recognized leader in the field of human resources and has a wealth of experience and knowledge to share.
With her deep understanding of Microsoft technologies, Ana has become an expert in the implementation and use of Dynamics 365 and Power Platform for Human Resources. She is a sought-after speaker at conferences and events and frequently provides training and guidance to other professionals in the field.
In addition to her technical expertise, Ana is also a mentor and community leader. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge and experience to help others succeed and is committed to fostering a supportive and inclusive community in the HR and technology sectors.
With her combination of technical acumen and leadership skills, Ana has established herself as a true authority in the field of Human Resources and Dynamics 365 and continues to push the boundaries of what is possible within this field.
Matt Varney is a technology architect specializing in enterprise IT strategy and solutions. Matt is the Intranet Manager for the Kentucky Community and Technical College System and its 8,000 employees and 75,000 students. Matt’s 23 years of technology experience has made him an expert in both the technical and organizational aspects of IT. From his early days in SharePoint, he likes nuts-and-bolts work like Microsoft 365 and Power Platform administration, but he also enjoys creating the business process and people conditions necessary for effective implementations. With an emphasis on the big picture, Matt is at his best when working with employee groups and teams, helping them find hidden value in the processes and digital artifacts they thought they knew. On a personal note, he's a fan of fine bourbon, winning basketball, and horse racing.
Koen Verbeeck is a seasoned business intelligence consultant working at AE in Belgium. He has over a decade of experience in the Microsoft Data Platform, both on-premises as in Azure. Koen has helped clients in different types of industries to get better and quicker insights in their data. He holds several certifications, among which the Azure Data Engineer cert. He’s a prolific writer, having published over 250 articles on different websites and hundreds of blog posts at sqlkover.com. He has spoken at various conferences, both local and international. For his efforts, Koen has been awarded with the Microsoft MVP data platform award for many years.
Tim Warner is a senior content developer with Microsoft, specializing in Azure Governance. A former Microsoft MVP, in his spare time Tim teaches thousands of people worldwide how to get certified and build meaningful careers using Microsoft products. Reach Tim at his website, TechTrainerTim.com.
Sharon is the founder and CEO of Smarter Consulting, a Microsoft Partner business and technology consulting company. She founded her business to grow and diversify the technology resource pool by providing opportunity to underserved individuals such as women and minorities by providing them with the opportunity and support to add a technical skill set to their existing industry experience. Her goal is to create a business environment based on diversity, inclusion, and opportunity.
As a Microsoft RD, MVP, MCT, and Productivity Expert, Sharon's background in Software Development, Business and Systems Analysis, Project Management, and Agile combined with her Developmental Psychology degree and Six Sigma Black Belt blend perfectly with her love of helping and training people to make her a well-rounded leader, consultant, and coach.
Being part of the community is extremely important and she is an active leader, participant, and mentor. Sharon speaks globally on subjects such as Microsoft 365, Business Analysis, Leadership, Teamwork, and Women in Technology.
Hi, I'm Darrell as a Service, at your service. I am an independent consultant, helping organizations make the most of Microsoft 365. I blog and create videos and courses at Modern Work Mentor. I'm also co-host The 365 Message Center Show with Daniel Glenn, to help prepare organisations for changes coming on the Microsoft 365 Roadmap.
I like to help people tell their stories about work, life and the balance in between. I have a keen interest in mobile videography and live streaming.
In recognition of my contributions to the Microsoft 365 community, I have received a Microsoft MVP award since 2013.
Audrey Workman is an experienced analytics professional with a deep love for data, design, storytelling, collaboration, and solving complex problems in healthcare. She is an expert in data visualization and translating data into actionable insights to improve business performance. She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in microbiology and University of Minnesota with a master's degree in healthcare administration.
Rahat Yasir works at ISAAC Instruments as Director of Data Science & AI to lead their Data & AI initiatives for data-driven & AI-powered transportation industry. He was selected as Canada's top 30 software developer under 30 in 2018. He is an eight times Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award holder in the Artificial Intelligence category. He has years of experience in imaging and data analysis application development, cross-platform technologies and enterprise system design.