SharePoint Live! Advisory Board

Conference Co-Chair:

Dan Holme
Microsoft Technologies Evangelist, Intelliem
In his 18-year career, Dan Holme, Microsoft Technologies Evangelist at Intelliem, has reached hundreds of thousands of IT professionals, executives, and users at almost every Fortune 100 enterprise, and well more than half of the Fortune 500 and Global 1000. His deep experience solving customers' IT and business challenges and educating the global technical community have earned Dan a reputation as one of the most respected and expert voices in the Microsoft technology community -- a sought-after consultant, bestselling author, and renowned speaker.

Advisory Board:

Doug Barney
Vice President, New Product Initiatives and Editor in Chief, Redmond Magazine
Doug Barney has been a technology journalist for nearly 20 years, serving as a writer, news editor and editor in chief. Barney is Vice President/Editorial Director of the 1105 Enterprise Computing Group. In the space of 25 months, Barney launched Redmond Magazine, Redmond Channel Partner, and Redmond Developer News. In late 2006 the Redmond Media Group acquired Fawcette Technical Publications, including Visual Studio Magazine. Barney was most recently Editor in Chief of Network Computing, bi-weekly publication with over 220,000 subscribers.

Michael Desmond
Editor in Chief, MSDN Magazine
Michael Desmond is editor in chief of MSDN Magazine, Microsoft's flagship publication for software developers working with Microsoft tools and technologies. A 20-year veteran in IT and technology publishing, Desmond was an editor at PC World magazine for six years before launching an editorial consultancy that did work for leading technology firms like IBM, Intel and Sun Microsystems.

Keith Ward
Editor in Chief, Visual Studio Magazine
Keith Ward is editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine. He's been a technology journalist for more than a decade. In that time, he's covered all aspects of the industry, from IT administration to virtualization to software development. He was founding editor of Virtualization Review magazine, editor of Redmond magazine and senior editor of Microsoft Certified Professional magazine. He served as editor in chief of MSDN Magazine before his current role with Visual Studio Magazine.