Liam Cleary is a passionate individual who is excited about technology. Over 10 years ago he started life as a Trainer, then became a developer, looked after Servers, Firewalls and Security, became a Consultant for SharePoint, then a Solution Architect and now works as a Principal Consultant for .NET Development and Collaboration.
In 2007 Liam was awarded the Microsoft Valued Professional award for my efforts within the community around the Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS 2007) platform. Liam has spent many hours and travelled many miles working as a consultant and loves to get his “hands dirty” with the SharePoint Platform. He spend as much time as possible helping people around the world to see the value and benefit of SharePoint. Liam is an avid blogger (http://www.helloitsliam.com
); He covers all aspects of the SharePoint platform by using real world experience and solutions.
Bert is an Associate Director within Protiviti’s Software Services team. He leads Protiviti’s SharePoint practice and is recognized as one of fewer than fifty Microsoft Certified Masters (MCM) for SharePoint 2010 worldwide. Bert applies twelve years of experience working with clients across myriad industries. His primary focus is architecting information management, process management, web, and enterprise search solutions.
In addition to being an MCM, Bert holds several Microsoft Professional Developer credentials and is a certified PMP. Through his relationship with Microsoft, he advises directly on and has insight into the SharePoint product roadmap.
Marc is the Co-Founder and President of Sympraxis Consulting
LLC, located in the Boston suburb of Newton, MA, USA. He is a three-time
recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for SharePoint Server (2011, 2012, 2013)
with 30 years of experience in technology professional services and software
development. He is the developer of the popular jQuery Library for SharePoint
Web Services (aka SPServices). Read Marc’s blog at http://sympmarc.com.
Christian Buckley is a SharePoint MVP and Director of Product Evangelism for Axceler, driving product awareness, SharePoint best practices, and both partner and community development. He previously worked at Microsoft as part of the enterprise hosted SharePoint platform team (now part of Office365), and led an engineering team in advertising operations. Prior to Microsoft, Christian was managing director of a regional consulting firm in the San Francisco East Bay, started and sold two technology startups, and worked with IBM, HP, Cisco, Matsushita, Solectron, Seagate and other large hi-tech and manufacturing firms to deploy collaboration and supply chain solutions. He is co-author of three books on IBM Rational Software configuration management and defect tracking solutions, and can be found online at www.buckleyplanet.com
Senior UX Consultant
Kyle Schaeffer is a senior web design consultant for SusQtech
, a SharePoint solution provider based in the northern Virginia and the DC metro area. Kyle is a pixel-pusher and architect of the online interactive experience. An advocate of simplicity in design, he strives to build accessible and usable interfaces in WordPress, SharePoint, and other popular publishing platforms. Read more about Kyle and his work on his blog, KyleSchaeffer.com
Managing Director, Social Business
Gregory Hedges is a founding Managing Director of
Protiviti and leads the firm’s Social Business consulting practice. He is a
certified Community Specialist and certified Community Manager, skilled at
developing and deploying Social strategies while assisting CEOs and other
senior leaders to use social business to engage - not manage - their
customers. Greg strategizes with executives on ways that social
communities might improve their business operations and, with particular
knowledge and expertise in financial services, is adept at developing and
deploying social strategies in an environment of regulated online
conversations. Greg has led social business engagements across a number
of industries including insurance, banking, energy and travel/tourism. He was a
featured speaker at the recently completed 2012 Useful Social Media Conference
in New York and has organized and led several webinars on the topic of
Social Business. He participated in this year’s SXSW Social Media event
in Austin, sharing strategic perspectives with participants on social business
community maturity. Finally, he has facilitated a number of
roundtables for the National Association of Corporate Directors designed
to educate them on strategies and metrics to consider as they evaluate their
companies’ strategic focus on social business.
UX Researcher, Google+
John is a part of the Google+ User Experience team in Mountain View, CA. There he conducts research on social interactions and interfaces to inform the user experience across Google’s properties. He formerly led the global User Experience practice at APCO Worldwide, a communications consultancy. John's background also includes more than seven years of work specializing in experience design, information architecture and usability evaluation for clients such as Coca-Cola, eBay, Ford's Theatre, Dow Corning, and MasterCard. He's designed successful websites, intranets and applications across a variety of development platforms, including Sharepoint. Follow him on Google+ and Twitter.
Sr. SharePoint Architect
Corey Harrison is one of the founding members of the
Protiviti SharePoint Business Consulting practice and has over 17 years of IT
consulting experience. As an advocate for the configuration side of SharePoint
implementations, Corey stresses the importance of strategic design as the
predecessor to success. His experience spans multiple industries within
the public and private sectors and employment at multiple global service
organizations, real estate investment firms and a start-up strategic consulting
practice in Chicago.
Maggie Swearingen has more
than six years’ experience managing Web projects from the ground up. As an
Experience Architect she works with clients to audit their current website
content and to create simple, effective information architecture, taxonomy and
governance plans for their future site. Her experience working for and with
associations, government agencies and education institutions makes her
especially sensitive to the unique challenges these organizations face as they
move forward creating a cohesive Web strategy. She specializes in Web content
strategy, Web writing, social media strategy and helping organizations build
their internal online communities. She has a Master’s in Communication, Culture
and Technology from Georgetown University, and a Bachelor’s in Political
Science and Journalism from Miami University.
Sr. SharePoint Architect
Danny Jessee is a senior manager in the SharePoint
practice at Protiviti. For over eight years, he has specialized in the
development of custom SharePoint solutions that enable organizations to
leverage the power and flexibility of the SharePoint platform to deliver
business value and drive customer engagement. He holds an MCPD certification
(SharePoint Developer 2010) and two MCTS certifications (SharePoint 2010,
Application Development and SharePoint 2010, Configuring). Danny enjoys being
active in the SharePoint community and has spoken at numerous user groups and
community events around the country. His blog can be found at http://dannyjessee.com/blog and he can be reached on Twitter
Peter is a published author of the “SharePoint 2010 Administration Cookbook,” a founder of the SouthEastern SharePoint group, speaker, and works for High Monkey Consulting as a SharePoint Architect. Peter has been in the IT industry for 20 years. He has extensive experience with SharePoint implementing business solutions for several enterprise organizations over the past seven years.
Using a varied background, including a degree in English, Peter brings a fresh perspective to each engagement and the clients he represents. Each session he presents is told in story mode in order to engage and educate. This type of communications presents SharePoint technology in an understandable format.
Julie Muccillo has been working with SharePoint since 2002, and for nearly a decade has been designing intranets, extranets, and public facing websites utilizing the platform. Because of this, Julie is both SharePoint’s biggest fan and toughest critic. As a Solutions Architect for SusQtech, Julie is responsible for understanding client needs and providing them with a vision of the ways SharePoint can support their organization. She has deep experience in design and user experience leveraging Microsoft technologies. Julie brings more than 16 years of web technology experience to the table, having worked previously as Director of SharePoint Solutions at Hubbard One and Risetime, and prior to that as Director of Product Management for client extranet solutions at Information Resources. She also served as senior project manager at the design firm of VSA Partners and as a senior consultant at Ernst and Young, specializing in emerging web technologies and e-commerce solutions.
Terry Simpson is an experienced project manager, solutions architect, trainer and speaker. Terry has spoken at numerous SharePoint events including SharePoint Conference.ORG, SUGDC, TheSUG, and several SharePoint Saturday events around the country. As a SharePoint Solutions Architect, Terry specializes as a consultant for associations and non-profits. Terry is PMP certified, a part of the Microsoft VTSP program, graduate of Marshall University with a degree in Finance and also a graduate from Frostburg State University with a master’s degree in Business Administration.
Sean is the “Lead Bitsmith” and owner of Bitstream
Foundry, a software and custom development company based in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Sean has been developing software and crafting solutions for over two decades,
and he has focused on Microsoft’s SharePoint platform since 2004. Sean
possesses a somewhat eclectic set of SharePoint skills that come from time
spent in a diverse set of roles, including consultant, product manager,
solution architect, team lead, administrator, and platform evangelist. Sean is
an author, blogger, and frequent speaker/instructor at SharePoint conferences,
user groups, and similar events all over North America. He can be reached
through his blog (http://SharePointInterface.com) or Twitter (@spmcdonough).
Vice President, Sales
Jakob Maciolek is responsible for and manages the Sales
operation in the Americas for Nintex. He has been working with Nintex products
for over 6 years as a SharePoint consultant, business development manager and
trusted advisor with a focus in business process improvement.
Working with some of world’s largest mining and professional service companies,
Jakob has advised on SharePoint and Nintex solutions in billion dollar
Through this experience and understanding of SharePoint and
Nintex in numerous other industries and business scenarios, he brings an
excellent perspective on how workflow can be used in the real world.
Director, Training & Product
Steve Witt is an experienced SharePoint/Web
Consultant having worked with SharePoint dating back to its original release
(SharePoint Team Services). Having worked with all aspects of SharePoint from
Web Content Management, Search, Document Management and Collaboration to
Business Intelligence, Integration and Business Intelligence he has worked with
dozen of organizations on their SharePoint initiatives. Steve has nearly 20
years of digital marketing and consulting experience working with major brands
in the publishing, association/nonprofit and media and entertainment
industries. He is speaks frequently on SharePoint and acts as primary
host/moderator for the ’30 on Thursdays’ webinar series.
Sr. SharePoint Architect
Seasoned software technology leader. Deep experience leading design and development of multi-tiered mission critical applications. Exceptional record of accomplishment in the implementation and deployment of Microsoft-based business systems that exceed client expectations. Extensive experience in Procurement, e-Commerce and other LOB systems.
the Director of Software Development at LimeLeap, Jed works with developers and
project managers at the intersection of business and technology to provide
robust, cost effective, and scalable solutions for businesses. With over 8 years of software development experience,
he has a range of knowledge in Microsoft development technologies such as .NET,
C#, and SQL Server. In addition, Jed
acts as a product manager for Pistachio – LimeLeap’s form and application
building tool for SharePoint. He holds a
BS in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. He writes for the LimeLeap blog and
he can be reached on Twitter: @JedLake.
Ruff is the Business Development Manager for Mobile Entrée. Lisa has over 25
years of experience in the IT industry. She has worked for both Hardware and
Software organizations, including 13 years as a Technology Specialist with
Microsoft Corporation, 12 of which were in the Federal Systems Organization,
providing enterprise technical sales solutions to several US Government
agencies including all branches of the DoD and many civilian divisions. Lisa
presented on and demonstrated the full Microsoft Office System including SharePoint
when it was first known as Tahoe. Lisa
graduated from Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore MD and earned a Bachelor
of Science in Engineering. Lisa lives in Washington DC and loves to take
advantage of all it has to offer.
Vice President, Sales
Miller, Vice President of Sales at Concept Searching, has over 20 years’
experience in knowledge management. He is a frequent speaker on records
management, and information architecture challenges and solutions as it applies
to unstructured content. Don has been a guest speaker at Taxonomy Boot Camp,
and numerous SharePoint events about information organization and records
management. His broad skill set in both technology and business enable him to
effectively communicate to a wide audience at a technical and non-technical
has been active in the enterprise content management (ECM) industry for 20
years. In his current role he is
responsible for developing and nurturing strategic relationships in support of
Bottomline’s SharePoint-powered document automation products. Prior to joining
Bottomline, Troy was the Managing Vice President at 5280 Dynamics Solutions and
oversaw all aspects of their document management practice. He was integral to the creation and
development of several award-winning SharePoint-based products and has a strong
understanding of ECM technologies including capture, workflow, storage and
Elkholy is a Technical Specialist with K2, leading software solutions company
providing BPM platforms for building workflow and process-driven applications.
Mohamed has more than 8 years of extensive experience in Business Process
Management as product expert for enterprise level BPM suites and implementing
global projects in the EMEA region. Mohamed has shared his experience in BPM
and Application Integration through numerous events and training global teams
in all aspects of the BPM life-cycle from Business Analysis to Implementation
and Deployment. Prior joining K2,
Mohamed was a Senior Technical Lead for BPM Suite provider Ultimus, based in
Dubai and covering the Middle East and Africa region. Mohamed earned his
Bachelor's degree at the Arab Academy for Science and Technology in Egypt.
Enterprise Solutions Manager
Bill Holley has over
15 years of experience in the Document Imaging and Information Capture industry
focusing in areas such as professional services, technical support, sales and
business development. Currently, Bill works for the Eastman Kodak Company
as a Enterprise Solutions Manager. Prior to Kodak, Bill was a sales
engineer for Kofax Image Products and a professional services consultant for
eSystems Group and CheckFree Corporation. His primary mission today is to
be an evangelist and help users understand the balance of working with paper
documents in an electronic world and to see that the information contained on
our paper documents today plays a vital role across the spectrum of document
management and using SharePoint to search and retrieve those documents.
Bill can be found at http://twitter.com/billholley and http://linkedin.com/in/billholley.
Sr. Compliance Solution Specialist
Dreyfus is an specialist in Risk Management and Compliance at AvePoint, Inc. He
is responsible for advising and informing AvePoint's customers on industry trends, best practices, and new technologies
for data governance and compliance. Marc is a published author with 5 patents and 15 years of experience in collaborative
computing and end-user solutions. Marc holds a BA from Emory University and attended the MBA program at Georgia
With 15 years of experience in
the Enterprise Content Management (ECM) space, Lee Duis is an industry veteran
who has successfully architected and deployed hundreds of ECM solutions. In his
current role, Duis provides technical sales support for KnowledgeLake, the
market leader in Microsoft SharePoint ECM solutions. Duis leverages his
extensive, technical knowledge of ECM, SharePoint and KnowledgeLake’s
award-winning suite of products and solutions to support and build sales
growth. Duis provides technical presentations and demonstrations and assists in
other sales activities, such as the configuration of software and
envisioning/architecting solutions to customer business requirements. Duis’s
business process knowledge, combined with his very strong technical skills,
enable him to successfully assess potential applications of KnowledgeLake
products and services to offer solutions that not only meet, but exceed, the
individual business objectives of each client.