We want to congratulate and thank all Sitecore MVP’s of 2011!
MVPs Recognized for Active Community Involvement in Advancing Web Strategies
San Francisco – April 10, 2012 – Sitecore today announced the 2011 Sitecore Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). The program recognizes exceptional technical community leaders who serve as catalysts for change and innovation.
Sitecore MVPs voluntarily share their passion and commitment to Web technology and encourage the objective exchange of knowledge .The Sitecore MVP Award celebrates the most active Sitecore community members from around the world who provide invaluable contributions by solving problems and discovering new ways to transform technology. The program offers MVPs a number of benefits including access to technical resources such as alpha versions of Sitecore software, first release modules and full access to the Sitecore Developer Network and download section, and invitations to major events.
“MVPs are technology experts who inspire others to learn and grow through active participation in the Sitecore technical community,” said Lars Nielsen, senior vice president, technical marketing, Sitecore. “MVPs are not just about evangelizing Sitecore. They are passionate about improving technology and driving innovation and sharing their knowledge and real-world experiences at user groups, on blogs and on social channels. This year’s prestigious list represents individuals who share the same passion for technology and a willingness to help others innovate and advance the use of Web technology. It’s my pleasure to recognize their demonstrated commitment to the technology community worldwide.”
For 2011, fifty-two outstanding individuals were selected to be members of the program and honored with a Sitecore Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award and are as follows:
- Adam Najmanowicz Cognifide
- Alan Gallauresi NavigationArts
- Alexander Pfandt Digitaria, a JWT Company
- Alistair Deneys Next Digital
- Amanda Shiga Non-linear creations
- Anders Dryer Created
- Andrew King WEtap Media
- Andy Uzick FMC Technologies
- Aren Cambre Southern Methodist University
- Arend van de Beek Suneco
- Atsuo Aoki Nextscape
- Barend van der Hout eFocus
- Ben Golden Aware Web Solutions
- Brent McLean Paragon Consulting
- Brian Beckham Brainjocks
- Charlie Turano Hedgehog Development
- Chris Williams Cyberplex/CX Interactive
- Colin te Kemple Consultant
- Daniel DeLay Velir
- Daniel Tobner ecx.io austria GmbH
- Eric Leong Avanade
- Eric Nordberg Aware Web Solutions
- Eric Briand Ergonet
- Gabriel Boys Velir
- Glen McInnis Non-linear creations
- Jakob Leander Avanade Denmark
- Jason Hedlund Aware Web Solutions
- Jens Mikkelson Inmento Solutions
- Jeroen Speldekamp Suneco
- Joacim Schiodtz Cabana
- Karina Apostolides Endava
- Keiichi Hashimoto Sigma Consulting
- Kern Nightingale Herskind Limited
- Klaus Petersen Alpha Solutions
- Lars Erhardsen CometPeople
- Mark Ursino Agency Oasis
- Matt Hovany The Revere Group
- Max Teo Wee Kwang Avanade
- Mike Edwards Eduserv
- Nick Hills True Clarity
- Nick Wesselman Hanson Dodge Creative
- Paul Caponetti Verndale
- Peter Iuvara mindSHIFT
- Remco van Toor iQuality
- Richard Hauer 5 Limes
- Robert Jongkind eFocus
- Roger Norrlén Mogul
- Sean Kearney Hedgehog Development
- Sebastian Winslow Codehouse
- Thomas Eldblom Pentia
- Troy Lüchinger Namics
- Vincent van Middendorp Evident
Sitecore MVP nominees undergo an evaluation process based on each nominee’s technical expertise and voluntary community involvement over the past year. All the nominations were reviewed by an independent panel of Sitecore employees from technical, product marketing and executive roles. The panel considers the quality, quantity, and level of impact of the nominees’ contributions, in the areas of general technical advocacy, input via blogs and forums and content development.
Sitecore has more than 4,500 certified developers, and more than 10,000 active community participants.
Sitecore redefines how organizations engage with audiences, powering compelling experiences that sense and adapt to visitors both online and in-person.
Sitecore’s leading Content Management System software is the first to cohesively integrate with marketing automation, intranet portal, e-commerce, web optimization, social media and campaign management technologies. This broad choice of capabilities enable marketing professionals, business stakeholders and information technology teams to rapidly implement, measure and manage a successful website and digital business strategy. Businesses can now easily identify, serve and convert new customers with Sitecore’s Digital Marketing System, part of its encompassing Customer Engagement Platform.
Thousands of public and private organizations have created and now manage more than 32,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore including ATP World Tour, CA Technologies, Comcast, EasyJet, Lloyd’s of London, Heineken, Microsoft, Omni Hotels, Siemens, The Knot, Thomas Cook, Verizon and Visa Europe.
Kim Pegnato, Sitecore