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Male, 43 years old

Kevin has over 15 years experience in the IT industry and over 10 years managing large IT projects and IT personnel. While he holds numerous System Engineer related certifications, Kevin has spent the last 9 years focused on software/web development and improvements in the development process including being an early adopter and champion of “Agile Development” processes starting in 2002. Kevin has led projects for companies of all sizes and has participated in various roles including Developer, Architect, Business Analyst, Technical Lead, Development Manager, Project Manager, Program Manager, and Mentor/Coach. In addition to these roles, Kevin also managed a Solution Delivery department as a Vice President from 2005 through 2008 at a MS Gold Partner and later served as a Vice President of Innovation and Education. Kevin has also spent considerable time with all aspects of social media and how these technologies and techniques can be leveraged by business enterprises to solve business problems including ECM (social tagging), BI (Enterprise Prediction Markets), Ideation (Ideagories, Innovation Markets), and Collaboration/Community (blogs, micro-blogging, social networks). Kevin can be found very active on many online social networks and maintains a blog, The Kick Board, which is a great place to really find out more about his competencies, beliefs, interests, etc... Kevin is passionate about learning and teaching, enabling authentic relationships between people, and blending left-brain critical thinking with right-brain radiant thinking. These passions make him an ideal candidate for disruptive innovation initiatives, especially those involving his technical expertise (software product development and social media). In addition, Kevin spends quite a bit of time traveling and speaking at community events, especially within the SharePoint community. Specialties Agile Software Development, .Net Architecture, SharePoint Solutions, IT Leadership Strategy, Innovation Initiatives, Leveraging Social Media