Albert-Jan, also known as Appie, is someone who lives and breathes Microsoft 365 to such a degree that it has become second nature to him. He has numerous certifications to his name. With his extensive knowledge, Albert-Jan is a valuable source of information for colleagues and the community. Albert-Jan not only enjoys stepping up to the challenge of designing, developing and building innovative cloud solutions, he also has consultancy and training experience. He is active on a range of forums, blogs as well as on Twitter where he shares his knowledge and passion with others. Over the years he had the opportunity to present at several national and international user groups and events.
Being rewarded as an MVP (Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals) he is committed to helping others get the most out of their experience with Microsoft technologies. Sharing his passion, real-world knowledge, and technical expertise with the community and with Microsoft.
Besides being an MVP, Albert-Jan is an active member of the Patterns & Practices initiative. The PnP initiative is a Collection of tools and guidance meant to help you extend Microsoft 365 to your needs following best practices. The PnP team is a virtual team consisting of Microsoft employees and community members focused on helping the community make the best use of Microsoft products.
Albert-Jan works at Portiva, a Dutch Microsoft partner. Portiva focusses on security and collaboration on Office 365 and Azure. In his role as CTO Albert-Jan can share his passion for technology within the organization. Focussing on implementing cloud solutions with awesome colleagues!