Oscar Medina is a seasoned technology consultant with over 17 years of software development experience. He runs SharePointAce Consulting Group, a boutique SharePoint Consulting firm based out of Northern California. His SharePoint specific experience dates back to the SharePoint Portal Server 2001. Oscar was previously at Microsoft Consulting Services, helping fortune 1000 companies reap the benefits of the entire platform and related technologies. He has a diverse technical expertise on multiple platforms, including web development & design, n-tier app development and mobile app development on Windows Phone and the iPhone platforms. Oscar is the Founder, Senior Architect, and Creative Director of SP.me - the first mobile social app for SharePoint, which allows companies to enable their employees to stay connected with their team on the go (spmobile.me). You can stay in touch with him via his blog sharepointoscar.com and @SharePointOscar.
Kanwal Khipple is a leading User Experience expert within the SharePoint industry, with experience in building solutions for large intranet, extranets and internets all based off of Microsoft s SharePoint platform. As VP of Consulting for BrightStarr, a digital design agency, he continues to push for user experience innovation when redesigning intranets for some of the largest brands in the world. He continues to preach on the importance of designing with usability as the primary focus. Because of his passion and his involvement in many community driven events, including launching successful user groups in Canada and the USA, Kanwal has been recognized as a SharePoint MVP by Microsoft for the past four years (2009 to 2013). He also manages @sharepointbuzz, a popular SharePoint focused twitter account.
Rita Zhang is a Senior Consultant with Microsoft Consulting Services in Northern California. She specializes in Information Worker Solutions and Custom Application Development Technologies. She has extensive experience in working with enterprise customers to deliver end to end SharePoint solutions and custom developed applications from architecture, design, development, to deployment to production. Rita has acted as an extension to the Microsoft product group to provide proactive help to large customers to unblock deployment issues and ensure fast and smooth implementation of SharePoint technologies. Rita is the Founder and Senior Architect of SP.me - the first mobile social app for SharePoint which allows companies to enable their employees to stay connected with their team on the go. You can learn more at spmobile.me and facebook.com/spmobile.me. Rita has an active blog at: http://blogs.msdn.com/b/ritazh/.