Aleksandar Nikolic is a PowerShell MVP and system administrator at one of the largest insurance companies in Serbia. A long time script junkie, Aleksandar is one of the earliest adaptors of Windows PowerShell and uses it on a daily basis to automate Active Directory management and to write auditing scripts designed to keep systems secure.
Aleksandar is a long time supporter of PowerShell.com and is very active in the PowerShell community at large. He is a frequent speaker at PowerShell conferences around Serbia and participates regularly in IT Pro user groups. Recently, Aleksandar co-authored the highly respected Administrator’s Guide to Windows PowerShell Remoting.
Find out more about Aleksandar on his blog: http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/aleksandar/default.aspx
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Ben Gelens is a PowerShell MVP and technical consultant at Inovativ in the Netherlands where he works as a member of the CloudOS team. While building clouds for his customers, Ben’s primary focus is automation and orchestration. As such, Ben has a great deal of field experience on all kinds of PowerShell subjects (e.g. Remoting, Tool making, DSC, SMA, Workflow) in all kinds of areas (e.g. Windows Azure Pack, Active Directory, Office 365, Server Management). He started using PowerShell just before Exchange 2007 was released and was directly hooked to it.
Ben is a member of the Hyper-V.nu community where he actively blogs http://www.hyper-v.nu/archives/author/bgelens/. Besides this, Ben has his personal blog http://mssecbyben.wordpress.com
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Chrissy LeMaire is a PowerShell MVP and Systems Engineer for General Dynamics Information Technology in Belgium. She has worked with SQL Server since 1999 and PowerShell since 2005, when she was first introduced to the beta version at the Los Angeles Professional Developers Conference. Chrissy holds a number of SQL Server certs, including the MCITP, and currently is studying for her M.S. in Systems Engineering at Regis University. She also volunteers with the PowerShell Virtual Chapter of PASS
To learn more about Chrissy, you can visit her LinkedIn page or follow her on Twitter (@cl). You can also visit her blog at netnerds.net.
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Donabel also teaches web development and database (SQL Server, MySQL) courses at BCIT for eight (8) years now. In her spare time, she blogs at www.sqlmusings.com and tweets using the handle @sqlbelle. She also helps run VANPASSBI (vancouverbi.sqlpass.org) , presents at VANPASS (vancouver.sqlpass.org), and writes articles at SSWUG. In the past she has also presented at DevTeach/SQLTeach, VANTUG and Victoria Users Group.
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Jaap Brasser is a PowerShell MVP and a Technical Consultant with a big passion for automation. As an IT professional Jaap is part of several professional communities, speaks at technical events and writes articles on a variety of subjects on his personal blog and other websites or magazines. Jaap started automating tasks in the batch scripting days, moving on to VBScript and naturally ended up using PowerShell. As an active member of the PowerShell community, Jaap supports users providing answers in forums, blogs about PowerShell, creates and shares scripts. As a PowerShell enthusiast he gladly explains the different concepts of PowerShell and likes to participate in discussions about scripting techniques and how and why of everything PowerShell.
To learn more about him visit his LinkedIn page or follow him on Twitter.
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Jakub Jareš is an IT professional whose main interest is Windows Desktop and who recently became Windows 7 MCITP. He is employed by one of the leading IT companies in Czech Republic and for past few years works for one of the leading banks as an extern.
Jakub became part of the PowerShell community after he realized there is no better way to learn the language than improving on it by small steps on a daily basis. The PowerShell.com forums proved to be awesome source of problems from different domains and what started as a task to solve at least one problem a day become an obsession.
To learn more about him visit his LinkedIn page, contact him directly on firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter.
You can also visit http://powershell.cz, a blog he is part of.
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Jared Atkinson is the Hunt Capability Lead with Veris Group's Adaptive Threat Division and is an Adjunct Lecturer in Utica College's M.S. in Cybersecurity program. Before working for Veris Group, Jared spent 4 years leading incident response missions for the U.S. Air Force Hunt Team, detecting and removing Advanced Persistent Threats on Air Force and DoD networks. Passionate about PowerShell and the Open Source community, Jared is the lead developer of the PowerForensics project, an open source forensics framework for PowerShell, and maintains a DFIR-focused blog.
Find out more about Jared on his blog: http://www.invoke-ir.com
Follow Jared on Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/jaredcatkinson
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Jason Yoder (MCT,MCSE, MCITP) is a freelance Microsoft Certified Trainer and PowerShell enthusiast who delivers classes across the United States in Windows PowerShell, Server and Client. Jason thoroughly enjoys the many weeks a year that he spends around the country delivering his classes, especially when introducing PowerShell to IT professionals for the first time. He has been working with system automation for over 15 years and looks forward to new opportunities to automate Window administration.
In his off weekends, Jason is also a 1st Class Information Systems Technician in the United States Navy Reserve where he works with the Information Systems Department in Naples, Italy to help increase the efficiency of their operations.
Jason posts some of the best questions from his classes at his blog http://www.MCTExpert.blogspot.com.
You can follow Jason on Twitter: @JasonYoder_MCT.
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Niklas Goude is an author, IT consultant and trainer at Truesec in Stockholm, Sweden. He is a Windows PowerShell expert, with extensive experience in automating and implementing SharePoint environments.
Niklas has written a PowerShell book for Swedish IT professionals, www.powershell.se, and is currently co-authoring a book with Mattias Karlsson titled, PowerShell for Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Administrators, which will be published in English by McGraw-Hill later this year.
Niklas runs the highly respected blog, www.powershell.nu, where he shares scripts, examples and solutions for administrative tasks in Windows environments using Windows PowerShell.
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Ravikanth Chaganti is a well-known blogger and a member of the Windows PowerShell community. He has been a Windows PowerShell MVP since 2010 and works at Dell Inc. as an architect for Microsoft solutions. Ravikanth has more than 13 years of industry experience and a broad set of skills in the IT infrastructure domain ranging from servers to storage to networking. He is the co-founder and editor of the PowerShell Magazine. In 2014 he authored his first book "Windows PowerShell Desired State Configuration Revealed" (Apress). He blogs at http://www.ravichaganti.com/blog and you can follow him on Twitter @ravikanth.
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Shay Levy is a System Administrator for a government institute in Israel. He has worked with Microsoft platforms for more than 20 years, focusing on Microsoft Exchange and Active Directory.
Shay is a long time supporter of PowerShell.com and is very active in the PowerShell community. In addition to moderating multiple forums, he teaches PowerShell courses at the John Bryce College in Israel.
Read Shay Levy's blog: http://PowerShay.com
Follow Shay on Twitter: http://twitter.com/ShayLevy
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Thomas Lee has been involved in the PowerShell community since the very beginning. He provides training and consultancy around a range of Microsoft products, with a recent focus on PowerShell and Lync Server. Thomas runs PowerShell training courses around the world, and has been a speaker at conferences across the world for the past decade. In his spare time, he lives with his wife, daughter, and wine cellar in a small cottage in the English countryside. Read Thomas’ technical blog, at Under The Stairs, and his PowerShell Scripts blog.
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Dr. Tobias Weltner is one of the most visible Windows PowerShell MVPs in Europe. He has published more than 80 books about Windows and scripting techniques with Microsoft Press and other publishers, is a regular speaker at conferences and road shows, and provides high-level training in Windows PowerShell and scripting for companies throughout Europe.
Tobias is a long time supporter of powershell.com and the PowersShell community helping people adopt and use Windows PowerShell more efficiently. As a software architect, he created a number of award-winning scripting tools such as SystemScripter (VBScript), the original Windows PowerShell IDE and PowerShell Plus, a comprehensive integrated Windows PowerShell development system.
Find out more about Tobias at his blog: http://powershell.com/cs/blogs/tobias/
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