Microsoft Integration MVP 2013

Posted: July 1, 2013  |  Categories: BizTalk Integration MVP Uncategorized

Today I have received an e-mail from Microsoft with exciting news that my MVP status has been renewed again!


For me this is the fourth time to receive this award. The third year in the program has been an awesome experience, which gave me the opportunity to do great things and meet inspiring, very skilled people. I have had some interesting speaking engagement, which were fun to do and were very fulfilling. I learned a lot through speaking thanks to the community and fellow MVP’s. I was able to share my experiences through these speaking gigs and other channels like this blog, MSDN Gallery, Forums and above all the TechNet Wiki.

I would like to thank:

  • My MVP leads William Jansen.
  • BizTalk Product Team, Kent Brown, Guru Venkataraman, Karthik Bharathy, Ed Price, Nitin Mehrota, Mandi Ohlinger, Allesandro Teglia, Paolo Salvatori, Clemens Vasters and all other Microsoft employees involved.
  • People at my former employer motion10: Daan Scheer, Gijs in ‘t Veld, Wilfred Noppers, Iris Blom, Joël Schenk, Bob de Jong, Sander Nefs, Rene Brauwers, Tomasso Groenendijk, and all my other colleagues. 
  • People at my current company Inter Access: Fellow MVP Edward Bakker, Edwin Veth, Kees Hout and many others.
  • The BizTalk Crew: Saravana KumarNino Crudele, Sandro Pereira, and Tord G. Nordahl 
  • Fellow Microsoft Integration MVP’s: Richard Seroter, Kent Weare, Mikael Håkansson, Johan Hedberg, Stephen W. Thomas, Mick Badran, Jon FanceyRuth Resende, Dan RosanovaBen Cline, Bill Chesnut, Leonid Ganeline, Rohit Sharma and Micheal Stephenson, who I got learn better and supported me in this program.
  • The BizTalk community: Mikael Sand, Lex Hegt, Naushad AlamHoward S. EdidinDPS Bali, Johann Cooper, Sam VanHoutte, Mitch VanHelden, Jérémy Ronk,  Maxime Labelle, Jean-Paul Smit, Sriram Chidambaram Narayanan, Dean Robertson, Colin Meade, João Pedro Martines, Martin Abbott, and many others that make the BizTalk community strong!
  • Finally my wife Lian and children Stan, Ellis and Cato for their support.

I’m looking forward to another great year in the program.

Author: Steef-Jan Wiggers

Steef-Jan Wiggers is all in on Microsoft Azure, Integration, and Data Science. He has over 15 years’ experience in a wide variety of scenarios such as custom .NET solution development, overseeing large enterprise integrations, building web services, managing projects, designing web services, experimenting with data, SQL Server database administration, and consulting. Steef-Jan loves challenges in the Microsoft playing field combining it with his domain knowledge in energy, utility, banking, insurance, healthcare, agriculture, (local) government, bio-sciences, retail, travel, and logistics. He is very active in the community as a blogger, TechNet Wiki author, book author, and global public speaker. For these efforts, Microsoft has recognized him a Microsoft MVP for the past 8 years.


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