|Hometown: St. Johns, FL USA
Andrew Connell is an author and an instructor for Critical Path Training, a SharePoint education focused company. He has a background in content management solutions and Web development that spans back to his time as a student at the University of Florida in the late 1990’s managing class sites. He has consistently focused on the challenges facing business today to maintain a current and dynamic online presence without having to rely constantly on Web developers or have a proficiency in Web technologies.
Andrew is a 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.Andrew has spoken on the subject of SharePoint development and WCM at conferences such as TechEd, SharePoint Connections, VSLive, SharePoint Best Practice Conference, SharePoint Evolutions Conference, Microsoft’s TechReady Conference, Office Developer Conference and Microsoft SharePoint Conference in the United States, Australia, England and Spain.