As AvePoint’s Chief Architect, Jeremy Thake utilises his ten-plus years of experience in the software development industry and his expertise in Microsoft technologies to educate the global SharePoint community, as well as work directly with enterprise customers and AvePoint’s research & development team to develop solutions that will set the standard for the next generation of collaboration platforms, including Microsoft SharePoint 2013. Highly sought after for speaking engagements, Jeremy leads keynotes, presentations as well as moderates panel discussions at industry conferences and user forums worldwide. Having lived in Australia for seven years, Jeremy was one of only eight Microsoft MVPs in Australia recognised by the SharePoint Product Team, in July 2010, for his extensive contributions to the global SharePoint community. Jeremy founded to encourage the SharePoint community to collaborate and share best practices for SharePoint development, and was one of the co-founders of the popular community portal, Jeremy has also played an instrumental role in organising the Perth SharePoint User Group whilst he lived in Perth. Prior to relocating to New York to join AvePoint, Jeremy worked closely with numerous global enterprises to tailor their enterprise content management and portal technologies to meet their business challenges at Fujitsu Consulting UK, Alphawest, Pretzel Logic, Readify, and CSG. His blog,, is referenced by various well respected SharePoint people in the community worldwide.