Aware is proud to add four new Sitecore Most Valued Professional (MVP) awards to our mantel of honors and achievements for 2016, which now gives our noted team of Sitecore practitioners a total of 17 MVP designations.
For 2016, two Awarian's have been recognized with new Technology MVP awards. Congrats to Ben Golden and Jason Hedlund. Sitecore’s Technology MVP award, now in its tenth year, honors elite individuals from around the globe who not only possess Sitecore expertise but also passionately contribute to the growth of the Sitecore community.
Plus, two Awarian's were recognized as Digital Strategist MVPs. Jeremy Ziegler and Kris Kieper are the proud recipients of this new honor and with it comes a whole new type of distinction for Aware's Sitecore expertise. Sitecore’s Digital Strategist MVP, now in its second year, showcases marketing professionals who have created data-driven solutions and used the Sitecore Experience Platform to drive customer engagement. Recipients of this award have successfully leveraged Sitecore Experience Marketing capabilities such as analytics, testing, automation, social connect and personalization.
This year alone Sitecore had more than 450 nominations from 31 countries. We’re extremely proud of the Awarians who have earned an elite spot in the Sitecore MVP class of 2016:
Ben Golden, Director of Technology, received his first Sitecore MVP Award in 2008. His continued commitment to deliver unparalleled digital experiences and his contributions to the Sitecore community have earned him a MVP Award for 2016. Ben is now the recipient of six MVP awards.
Jason Hedlund, Vice President of Technology, leads the Aware development team and also works to strengthen the Sitecore community. Jason is now the recipient of four MVP awards.
Jeremy Ziegler, Chairman and CEO, works closely with Aware clients to uncover innovative ways to engage customers. His passion for Sitecore’s Experience Marketing capabilities extends to speaking engagements, blogging and educational writing. Jeremy has now earned two of Sitecore’s Digital Strategist MVP awards.
Kris Kieper, Vice President Client Services, oversees the Aware functional leadership team and also partners with clients to help take Sitecore’s Experience Marketing capabilities to the next level. This year, we're pleased to welcome Kris to the MVP ranks with her first win.