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Wendy has worked in the Information Technology industry for over 17 years. A Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) since 1998, Wendy has been an independent technical trainer, author, and consultant for the last 10 years. Since 2005, she has specialized in Microsoft’s SharePoint and SQL Server products. Wendy has consulted on large enterprise projects for many networks including Lucent Technologies, Carolinas Medical Center, Cabarrus County, Mecklenburg County Schools, and the NYS Gaming Board and Seneca Gaming Commission in Western, NY among others.Technical Certifications for Wendy include (Microsoft) MCP, MCDST, MCSA, MCSE, MCDBA, MCTS, MCITP, MCT; (Novell) CNE, CNI; (Cisco) CUSE, CCNA; (CompTIA) A+, Net+, Server+Technical Editor:
- Microsoft Official Learning Products – E-Learning Series 3376: Implementing Enterprise Search
- SharePoint Technologies McGraw-Hill Publishing – “MCSE: All-in-One” exam prep book for Windows Server 2003
- Contributing Editor for HP internal technical documentation and technical newsletter
Author of the following publications:
- Microsoft: Internal Windows Server 2003 protocol documentation for EU regulatory compliance.
- The Training Camp: Proprietary SQL Server 2005 bootcamp course.
- New Horizons: Custom SQL Server 2005 Reporting Services course ; Custom MOSS course
- Contributing ghostwriter on various QUE Publishing and Sybex Publishing technical books.
Russell Wright has worked with SharePoint since the STS 1.0 days and has been focused exclusively on SharePoint since 2007. Since then, he has trained over 1500 students on all aspects of SharePoint infrastructure and business use.
At Texas Instruments, he and his systems team introduced SharePoint in the Procurement and Logistics area, where it quickly became viral throughout TI. Russell excels at business process re-engineering and enjoys “SharePoint-tizing” business processes. The scope of his experience spans from his beginnings in Electrical Engineering within the defense industry to virtually all aspects of Information Technology. Russell has over 25 years of experience at companies like Texas Instruments, Raytheon and Frito-Lay. His real strength lies in the broad based IT technical knowledge and the ability to solve real business problems.Check out Russell’s blog here.
Russell holds a BS in Electrical Engineering from Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas (where he specialized in biomedical engineering). In his spare time, he likes to cook and is best known for his homemade English muffins and makes a KILLER Paradise Pie! He’s also a fairly decent bowler.
Raymond has worked in IT since 1999 and has worked with every version of SharePoint since its release as SharePoint Team Services. He has spent the last several years consulting on all things SharePoint and recently joined the team at SharePoint911
. He helped start and coordinated the Minnesota SharePoint User Group
for 7 years and has spoken at a number of other user groups and SharePoint Saturday events.
Raymond wrote a Wrox Blox on Building Dashboards with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 using SharePoint Designer 2007 and contributed two chapters on Business Connectivity Services to SharePoint 2010 Six-in-One. He also blogs under the alias IWKID on Information Worker technologies including SharePoint and Office development.When he’s not playing with SharePoint, he’s likely hiking with his family and enjoying the outdoors.
Bruce Herz is a SharePoint consultant, Microsoft Office 365 Partner and Certified Technology Specialist in SharePoint and Microsoft Office Specialist for Access 2010. He has extensive experienced in retail, healthcare and commercial real estate industries. In 1997 he built his first Intranet site based on the Microsoft® Office 60 Minute Intranet Kit, the prelude to SharePoint 1.0 Team Services.
He offers cloud-based productivity solutions as a consultant with WonPoint.He has more than ten years of experience implementing solutions for clients in all project phases from analysis to implementation, training, and customization. His primary focus is on no-code solutions for Microsoft Office 365 as a collaboration tool and integration with Microsoft Office 2010 products. He has authored the courses on building powerful solutions using Access Services and Reporting Services.
Yaroslav has been involved in SharePoint solution architecture and implementation since 2003. As a Microsoft MVP since 2009, Yaroslav keeps in close touch with SharePoint product team. Yaroslav frequently presents at local and worldwide tech events as well as online; you can always find a fresh bit of SharePoint information on his blog: www.sharemuch.com
. To learn everything Yaroslav knows about SharePoint, check out his two new books.
Eric is a SharePoint Architect with broad expertise in network infrastructure and security, server administration, data center consolidation, project management, and desktop applications. He has nearly 15 years of experience in IT and specializes in implementing, administering, governing, and customizing SharePoint.
He is the author of multiple SharePoint training courses, and has worked for, consulted, programmed, and taught technical and end users in businesses ranging from 50 to 130,000 employees. Eric is certified as an MCSE, an MCTS for both Administration and Application Development, an MCP for SQL, and has worked as a Microsoft Certified Trainer. He enjoys looking at the big picture and creating low overhead solutions that accomplish amazing results using primarily power user tools. He is also adept at architecting portable and re-usable solutions requiring custom code and knowing the difference between the two.
Richard Wixom began working with SharePoint STS 1.0 in 2003. His thirty years of broad IT experience includes the application of SharePoint to business problems with deep technical and life-cycle experience. Richard is a “master of all things technical” who is equally adept working with business customers of core technical personnel. He thrives on technical challenges and enjoys discussions of computer algorithms.
Before entering consulting, Richard worked as a software architect for corporate stalwarts including Texas Instruments, Raytheon and JC Penney. He wrote his first internet application in 1994. Richard holds a BS in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri and originally planned to design nuclear power plants. Richard is married with three sons and runs a 45 Terabyte data center from his kitchen. In his spare time, he enjoys gardening and spending time with family.
Mike is a senior level consultant with more than 15 years in information management, with a deep background in information science and content management. He works with clients to develop content strategies, taxonomies, and information architecture in SharePoint 2010 intranets, extranets, portals and other enterprise content management systems. Mike is the Principal at Term Store Management, LLC
He has experience with all types of vertical businesses/industries, such as legal, retail, pharma, energy and information technology. He has developed content strategies and taxonomies for Microsoft, Del Monte, NASA-JSC, Expedia, UW Medicine, Sterling Savings Bank, First Mutual Bank, KCLS, Nike, Philip Morris, VISA, Washington Mutual and many others. Mike also teaches graduate courses in knowledge management, information management and taxonomy development at the University of Washington Information School.
Robert has worked with search technology for over a decade and has implemented hundreds of site and enterprise search solutions including solutions for The Holy See, The London Stock Exchange, Lloyds of London, Microsoft Xbox, Metlife and many more. Robert has worked for several search vendors and implemented a range of enterprise and site class search products. Currently, Robert is Technical Lead for Surfray Inc. where he helps customers and partners implement and improve SharePoint search with the Ontolica line of products. Robert is co-author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search from APress and Working with FAST Search Server 2010 for SharePoint from Microsoft Press.
As a Senior Search Consultant for SurfRay Inc., Josh assists organizations to build SharePoint search solutions based on SurfRay’s powerful Ontolica® platform. He specializes in user experience enhancement including requirement planning and user interface creation. In addition to his extensive background in SharePoint search, Josh is co-author of Pro SharePoint 2010 Search, a book giving expert advice on planning, deploying and customizing search in SharePoint 2010. In an effort to expand knowledge of Microsoft Enterprise search platforms, he is a regular author of blogs, hosts the online series Around the Point, and presents at conference across the globe.
Dux Raymond Sy
With over 15 years of experience in Information Technology and Project Management, Dux has earned a reputation as among the leading experts in leveraging technology to enhance project management. A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), he is currently a managing partner and the chief evangelist of Innovative-e, Inc.
, a Microsoft Gold-certified, business technology consulting and services company that employs a business-first, benefits-driven approach to successfully implement SharePoint for clients.
As a thought leader in maximizing project team collaboration, he is the author of SharePoint for Project Management published by O’Reilly Media. He is focused on empowering organizations on how to leverage the benefits of SharePoint technologies with quantifiable goals such as: Increasing productivity and efficiency, decreasing collaboration redundancies and streamlining electronic communications. He has successfully managed the implementation of various SharePoint-based solutions for commercial, educational and government institutions. A sought after speaker, Dux has presented in various Microsoft and Project Management Institute (PMI) events worldwide. He regularly blogs on topics related to project management, SharePoint and globalization at http://MeetDux.com
Marc is the Co-Founder and President of Sympraxis Consulting LLC
, located in the Boston suburb of Newton, MA, USA. Sympraxis focuses on enabling collaboration throughout the enterprise using the SharePoint application platform. Marc is a three-time recipient of the Microsoft MVP award for SharePoint Server (2011, 2012, 2013). Marc has over 30 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) andThe SPXSLT Codeplex Project
Marc has a Bachelors of Arts in Computer Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy in Exeter, NH.
Lately, aside from client work, Marc has been:
Chris Beckett is a Information Systems Architect, Consultant, Developer and Trainer with 23 years of experience leading the development of enterprise business solutions using rapid application development processes, tools and best practices. He is a Microsoft Certified Trainer, Professional Developer and Administrator in SharePoint, and has been a dedicated SharePoint technology specialist since 2003, with expertise in business process automation, enterprise content management, and deployment strategy and governance. He is an active blogger and author, and a frequent speaker at user groups and professional conferences.
Chris has over a decade of experience building workflow solutions with SharePoint, and has written on SharePoint 2010 Workflow and is the author of the SharePoint 2013 Workflow
Specialties: Microsoft SharePoint Tools and Technologies (Infrastructure, Visual Design and Branding, Information Architecture and Enterprise Portals, Enterprise Content and Information Management, Electronic Forms and Workflow, Connected System and Integration, Content Migration)
Sales & Administrative Staff
Mike Blonder – Sales
Ira Michael “Mike” Blonder calls on over thirty five years of experience marketing, promoting & selling complex solutions of all types to enterprise business customers. He has first hand experience with several very early stage businesses targeted to Fortune 100 customers, one of which successfully grew to a public offering. In the mid 1990s Mike helped IBM locate key technical and editorial personnel for www.ibm.com
, including the first editor for IBM’s Intranet and IBM’s representative to the World Wide Web Consortium’s committee that established XML.
The common thread between all of his early stage efforts is that product and/or service offerings all incorporated computer technology. A natural communicator, Mike writes daily in a blog on SharePoint topics, http://www.talking-sharepoint.com and in a blog on sales and marketing techniques for complex sales, http://www.imbenterprises.com. Mike is keen on opportunities to extend his understanding of how a business case drives implementation of SharePoint.
Sarah Radelet – Administration
Sarah is an Administrative Assistant and Website Manager for SharePoint-Videos.com. She answers customers’ questions about the subscription service, the DVD packages and other questions users might have. She’s currently working hard to improve the website to better serve our customers. Sarah has a Bachelor’s Degree in Community Development from Portland State University and comes from a background with the public sector where she worked for 14 years as an Urban Planner culminating as a Senior Management Analyst with the City of Portland, Oregon. She left that job to spend more time with her young son.
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