SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (Marketwire) -- 02/13/13 -- Sitecore, a leading web content management and customer experience management software company, today announced the 2013 Sitecore Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). The program recognizes exceptional community leaders who serve as catalysts for change and innovation in the way technology drives personalized customer interactions.
Sitecore MVPs are advocates who share their passion and commitment to building technology solutions that offer positive customer experiences while encouraging 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.
"With the MVP Award we thank those individuals who actively participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge and expertise with others," said Pieter Brinkman, technical marketing manager, Sitecore. "Our MVPs are passionate about Sitecore's technology and delivering the most powerful and effective customer experience. The Sitecore community continues to rapidly grow around the world and we look forward to another year of working with our MVPs to exceed the growing expectation of consumers for brands and organizations to be more relevant and to respond immediately to their changing needs."
The Sitecore MVP program offers 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 speak at and attend Sitecore events.
For 2013, forty-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:
Anders Christian Ellegaard Gjelstrup, Magnetix A/S
Benjamin Vangansewinkel, LBi Belgium
Brian Mercer, Delphic Digital
Chait Suwannarat, MedTouch
Chris Lees, Viridian Spark
Chris van de Steeg, eFocus
Dan Solovay, Velir
Douglas Couto, Agency Oasis
Drazen Janjicek, HintTech
Emmanuel Christophe, Avanade
Grant Bartlett, Non-linear Creations
Henri De Roeck, The Reference
James de la Bastide, Karbyn
Jamie Stump, Perficient, Inc.
Joel Konecny, Aware Web Solutions
Joel Lipman, Deloitte Digital
Kam Figy, ISITE Design
Kamruz Jaman, Nexio Technologies
Keith Wood, True Clarity
Kiran Patil, Investis Ltd.
Kosei Akazawa, Nextscape
Krishnamurthy Balasubramaniam, Accenture Services Limited
Marc Duiker, NCIM Groep
Mark Stiles, Genzyme
Markus Grün, Netzkern AG
Matthew Kenny, Codehouse
Mikael Högberg, Stendahls
Mikkel Holck Madsen, Oxygen Software ApS
Moe Sugizaki, Softbank Technology
Nick Allen, Non-linear Creations
Niket Ashesh, XCentium
Patrik Holmberg, Webbyrån Petra
Paul George, Senior Web Developer
Rahul Mahboobani, ATOS
Reto Hugi, Unic AG
Robin Hermanussen, Lukkien
Ruud van Falier, PartTech IT
Sheetal Jain, Horizontal Integration
Stephen Tynes, Avanade
Thomas N. Lin, VML, Inc.
Tim Braga, Velir
Viv Slack, Code Computerlove
Sitecore is a global software company that creates products to deliver the most relevant experience and content to customers at any moment of interaction and via any communications channel -- the web, email, mobile, social and offline. Our customer experience management platform combines proven web content management with customer intelligence to create a single view of a customer that drives meaningful interactions, increases conversions and builds lifetime customers. Global brands, including American Express, Carnival Cruise Lines, easyJet, Heineken, LEGO, Microsoft, and Nestle rely on Sitecore to get and keep loyal customers who engage more and drive revenue growth.