Category Archives: Microsoft Spotlight

New Video Upload : Microsoft Spotlight Episode 41 – Femke Cornelissen

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 41 – Femke Cornelissen
In episode 41 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Femke Cornelissen who is Teamlead Adoption and Modern Work at Tredion ICT & Telecom. Femke hosts the “Microsoft Community Talks” held on Twitter with Pete Rising and co-founder of the Dutch Women In Tech community.

Femke’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/femkecornelissen1
Femke’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/Femkedebruin
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 40 – Emily Mancini

In episode 40 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Emily Mancini who is Principal Architect at Sympraxis Consulting. Emily is a very active member of the Microsoft community and has been awarded Microsoft MVP status for her hard work.

Emily’s LinkedIn: https://twitter.com/EEMancini
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/

 

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New Video Upload : Microsoft Spotlight Episode 39 – Stacey Forman

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 39 – Stacey Forman
In episode 39 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Stacey Forman who is Group Portfolio and PMO Lead for Nuivas UK. Stacey is a very active member of the Women In Tech community and is very passionate about Diversity/Inclusion

Stacey’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/staceyaforman/
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/

Episode 38 – Zoe Wilson

In episode 38 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts welcome back by Zoe Wilson who has changed role since Episode 2 and also become an MVP. In this episode, we discuss the Microsoft Community and events, the Microsoft Valued Professional (MVP) program, and how Zoe become an MVP.

Zoe’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoe-wilson-uk/
Zoe’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/SharePoint_Zoe
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
South Coast Summit CFC: https://sessionize.com/south-coast-su…
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Episode 37 – Kristine Kolodzlejski

In episode 37 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Kristine Kolodzlejski who is a Principal Technical Consultant at Computacenter. Kristine shares her story of how moved from our native Poland to the United Kingdom in the quest of building a career for herself after deciding that the Police force wasn’t for her.

Kristine’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/kristine-…
Kristine’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/kristinekk94
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
South Coast Summit CFC: https://sessionize.com/south-coast-su…

Episode 37 – Karoliina Kettukari

In episode 36 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Karoliina Kettukari who is a Modern Work Leader at Meltlake. Karoliina is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how transitioned into IT and got involved with the Microsoft Community.


Karoliina’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/karoliina…
Karoliina’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/kettukari
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/
South Coast Summit CFC: https://sessionize.com/south-coast-su…

Episode 35 – Jess Pomfret

In episode 35 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Jess Pomfret who is a Database Platform Architect at Data Masterminds. Jess is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how she moved from the UK over to America on a Football (Soccer) scholarship and ended up working in IT.

Jess’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jpomfret/
Jess’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jpomfret
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/ Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot...
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
South Coast Summit: https://www.southcoastsummit.com/

New Video Upload: Microsoft Spotlight Episode 34

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 34
In episode 34 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Jonah Andersson who is a Senior Software Engineer Consultant at ForeFront Consulting. Jonah is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how she moved from our native country to Sweden.

Jonah’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/jonahandersson/
Jonah’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/cjkodare
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
Blog – https://jonahandersson.tech/
Meetup – https://www.meetup.com/azureusergroupsundsvallsverige/

New Video Upload : Microsoft Spotlight Episode 33 – Anne Wykes

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 33 – Anne Wykes
In episode 33 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by Anna Wykes who is a Senior Consultant at Advancing Analytics. Anna is a Microsoft Valued Professional and shares her story of how she entered the world of IT after studying Photography.

Anna’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/anna-maria-wykes-31939454/
Anna’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/annawykes
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis
Sophie’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/dimelow_sophie

Notes:
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New Video Upload : Microsoft Spotlight Episode 32 – Miri Rodriguez

Microsoft Spotlight Episode 32 – Miri Rodriguez
In episode 32 of the Microsoft Spotlight podcast, our hosts are joined by “Maverick” Miri Rodriguez who is a Senior Storyteller Future of Work at Microsoft. Miri has released her own book on storytelling which is currently being used in schools as a source of learning, and if you are interested in purchasing her book it is available in all good book stores. We learned that Miri originally wanted to be a Fighter Pilot but thankfully for Microsoft and us that never happened, also Miri had recently beat breast cancer which has given her a new lease of life.

Miri’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/mirirod/
Miri’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/mirirod
Microsoft Women In Tech: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/9053874/
Spotlight User Group: https://www.meetup.com/microsoft-spot…
Andrew’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/thewatchernode
Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: https://twitter.com/msftspotlight
Jon’s Twitter: https://twitter.com/jonjarvis

Notes:
Brand Storytelling: Put Customers at the Heart of Your Brand Story: https://www.amazon.co.uk/Brand-Storytelling-Customers-Heart-Story/dp/0749490470/?_encoding=UTF8&pd_rd_w=19lno&pf_rd_p=4d619998-507a-44d3-b580-1c7fc24282f7&pf_rd_r=2FMFREN56EHCDKHHKYY2&pd_rd_r=e2c3f33f-70d1-4cfd-bf16-1f8980ac77e4&pd_rd_wg=mZFK4&ref_=pd_gw_ci_mcx_mr_hp_atf_m