Elaine has been working with SharePoint since the 2001 version working on all areas of projects ranging from gathering requirements, through to infrastructure and development. This includes working with BPOS and later Office 365. She leads a national team of like-minded professionals at Empired that provide solutions for customers with the right blend of cloud, hybrid and on-premises technology matched to business requirements. She is a SharePoint MVP, MCSM and helps run the Melbourne Office 365 user group. While having a deep technical background she is passionate on focussing on what users need from any solution and matching that to technology along with Microsoft patterns and practices.