Meet our Panelist

Our Panelist includes an eclectic group of SharePoint Professionals.  Meet them today!

Natalya Voskresenskaya - has been working in the field of Information Technology for over 13 years. Her main area of concentration has been the developement of portal solutions.  Natalya delivers Enterprise search platform architecture, design and implementation, as well as best practices guidance.  She has been involved in SharePoint Technologies since the 2003 version of the platform.  Furthermore, an avid blogger and writer co-authoring Professional Microsoft Search: FAST Search, SharePoint Search and Search Server. In 2009 Natalya co-founded Arcovis, LLC a business solution consulting company focused on high quality SharePoint delivery and Enterprise Search implementations.  She was awarded the prestigious Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for the first time in year 2008 and has maintained her MVP status achieving the award again in 2010.

Carlos Fernandez - SharePoint Consultant for Portal Solutions specializing in customization, configuration, migration and deployment. 

Laura Derbes Rogers
- SharePoint MVP and Senior SharePoint Consultant, has been working with Microsoft's messaging and collaboration systems since 2000. This includes six years in SharePoint implementation, training, and customization.  She has a background in server administration, and has moved toward working with information workers to build business solutions in SharePoint using out of the box capabilities without code. She most commonly works with workflows, InfoPath forms, and data view web parts.  Laura's latest SharePoint 2010 book is Beginning SharePoint 2010: Building Business Solutions with SharePointShe is an enthusiastic member of the SharePoint community, and can be found blogging and tweeting about SharePoint.

Chris Poteet - An analyst and user experience consultant for Portal Solutions.  He often tweets about SharePoint and is the author of the SharePoint blog Siolon.

Nilesh Mehta - Nilesh is a Sr. SharePoint and Microsoft Solutions Architect. He has been working with SharePoint Technologies since 2003. Nilesh has been heavily involved with SharePoint Technologies 2007 / 2010 as a specialist and an evangelist. Over the past 7 years, he has implemented multiple SharePoint and Project Server implementations from small to large scale implementations. Most notably are his accomplishments at Pfizer, Morgan Stanley, New York Presbyterian Hospital, HBO, Covanta Energy, etc. Please see his profile on LinkedIn here.

Paul Olenick - Senior Solutions Architect for Arcovis specializing in SharePoint and FAST.  Paul is an MCTS and has been working exclusively with SharePoint technologies since 2006.  He has designed, implemented and developed SharePoint solutions across many industries including Marketing, Energy and Utilities, Legal, IT, Pharma, Education, and Non-Profit.  Paul is active on MSDN and other forums and shares his experiences from the field via his blog

Ed Musters - SharePoint MVP and a SharePoint Architect for Infusion. He has instructed the exclusive Critical Path SharePoint courses for many years.  Ed holds all certifications in SharePoint 2010. He has been a featured speaker at DevReach in Sofia Bulgaria, Time for SharePoint in Poland, SharePoint Summit in Montreal, Great Indian Developer Summit in Banalore India, Dev Teach, SharePoint Saturdays, Microsoft Tech Days, and various Code Camps. Ed also enjoys speaking to user groups across the world.

Ivan Sanders - Microsoft SharePoint Server MVP, Developer, Architect and Evangelist who has been developing applications since 1987 when OpAmp was the only bookstore in Los Angeles selling Computer Books. Ivan is a result-driven, team-oriented certified professional with more than 15 years of broad-based experiencec designing, developing, and deploying web based applications and doing nothing but SharePoint since 2004.

Wes Preston - is a SharePoint consultant and Microsoft MVP.  He works primarily as a SharePoint product specialist, Solution Designer/Architect, no-code developer and IT Pro - helping align business needs with the SharePoint platform and guiding organizations through platform strategy and the use of best practices.  Wes has been a developer, consutltant and technology evangelist for 15 yrs.  He is one of the organizers and a frequent speaker at SharePoint Saturday - Twin Cities as well as other user groups and SharePoint events.  Wes maintains a blog at

John P. White - John holds a Masters degree in Engineering from the University of Guelph and has spent 22 years in the Information Technology space.  John's skill set spans both architecture and development and he has been instrumental in delivering projects and applications that have been recognized with both local and global awards from Microsoft and IBM.  As a seasoned IT professional, John has accumulated a plethora of legacy technologies like Novell, Lotus Notes and Java.  This experience has proven invaluable when architecting systems alongside legacy applications. Over the past decade, he has become increasingly focused on the Microsoft SharePoint and Business Intelligence platforms and has become an expert with the latest that these platforms have to offer.  John's work with SharePoint was recently awarded with MVP status from Microsoft.  He blogs as actively as possible at