Andrew Connell is an independent consultant that enjoys development, writing & teaching. Andrew is an eight-time recipient of Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award (2005-2012) for Microsoft Content Management Server (MCMS) & Microsoft SharePoint Server. He has authored and contributed to numerous MCMS and SharePoint books over the years including his book Professional SharePoint 2007 Web Content Management Development by WROX and is the author of numerous articles on the Microsoft Developer Network (MSDN) & in various print magazines. Andrew has spoken on the subject of SharePoint development and WCM at conferences and community events in the United States, Australia, England, Spain and Netherlands. You can find Andrew on his blog ( and on Twitter @andrewconnell.