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UPDATED: Microsoft Hands Out New MVP Awards, Including Seventeen for Dynamics

by Jason Gumpert

Microsoft announced this weekend that they have just awarded 143 new MVPs and re-awarded 764 existing MVPs across the company's product lines.  Microsoft awards about 4,000 people with the MVP badge each year. 

So who are these new MVPs?  Given the importance of MVPs in the Microsoft Dynamics community, you might think Microsoft would make it easy to know who has just been awarded for a year of outstanding expertise and community leadership.   But the identities of the individuals seem to trickle out with little fanfare except for what the MVPs and their peers are able to drum up themselves.  

UPDATE: We've been informed by Microsoft representatives that a total of 17 Dynamics MVPs were renewed or newly awarded in this round. Here's the full list of recipients this quarter:

Dynamics AX

  • Fred Shen

Dynamics CRM

  • Adi Katz
  • Alex Fagundes
  • Guy Riddle
  • Imran Mustafa
  • Jerry Weinstock
  • Jim Wang
  • Jimmy Larrauri
  • Leon Tribe
  • Mahender  Pal
  • Pablo Peralta
  • Shan McArthur

Dynamics GP

  • Mark  Polino
  • Sivakumar  Venkataraman

Dynamics NAV

  • Erik P Ernst
  • Luc Van Dyck
  • Mohana Krishna Yadav

The full list of Microsoft Dynamics MVPs is available online and the lists for each product are quite selective - 12 for GP, 11 for AX, 22 for NAV, and 51 for CRM ...

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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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