MVP Summit 2015: Christian Buckley
Christian Buckley is the Chief Marketing Officer for Beezy Inc. and is based out of Bellevue, Washington. Over the last several years, he was instrumental in the acquisitions of two SharePoint ISVs (echoTechnology in 2010, and Axceler in 2013) and helped build some of the most recognized product brands as Chief Evangelist at Axceler and Metalogix. Most recently he served as Managing Director-Americas for GTconsult LLC, a South Africa-based consulting and managed services provider, opening their US office and building a service organization. He previously worked at Microsoft as part of the enterprise hosted SharePoint platform team (now part of Office365), and led an engineering team in advertising operations.
Prior to Microsoft, Christian was managing director of a regional consulting firm in the San Francisco East Bay, started and sold two technology startups, and worked with IBM, HP, Cisco, Matsushita, Solectron, Seagate and other large hi-tech and manufacturing firms to deploy collaboration and supply chain solutions.
He is co-author of several books on SharePoint, as well as IBM Rational Software's configuration management and defect tracking solutions. Christian is a recognized expert on SharePoint governance, migration and social topics, actively writing for ITUnity, CMSWire, AIIM.org, TechRepublic, B2C, and Wired, and other sites. He has been recognized three times by Forbes, Forrester, and Harmon.ie as a Top SharePoint and Office 365 Influencer, and can be found online at www.buckleyplanet.com and www.twitter.com/buckleyplanet