ABOUT ME

Gokan is an independent SharePoint and Office365 consultant for Neoxy where he assists customers with building innovative, intelligent and responsive cloud driven solutions. With the Mobile first, Cloud first ideology, his is to empower every person and organization to do more with the Microsoft cloud and the ecosystem is perfectly aligned to accelerate this. Creativity, automation and perspectives is what he loves the most when using the Microsoft cloud, so every customer can be more agile, responsive and competitive. Gokan is a frequent –and funny conference speaker. He presented at numerous national and international conferences – and is actively involved in the European as American conferences: Microsoft Techdays, Microsoft Experiences, European SharePoint Conferences, SharePoint Days and SharePoint Fest are a few major ones.

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A proud author of books that reached the half million of downloads and founder of several communities, Gokan is a real community warrior. Due to his active contributions in these domains, he has been honoured with Microsoft Regional Director and Microsoft’s Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award. Additionally, he is an active Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and a Microsoft Regional Lead for all MCTs in Belgium.

MY SKILLS

EDUCATION

2014 - 2015

Graduated

Train the trainer

Brussels

International Association of Microsoft Certified Trainers is a world-wide non-for-profit network of Microsoft Certified Trainer related usergroups.

2006 – 2009

Graduated

Bachelor in Applied Informatics

Brussels

Graduated with distinction at Hogeschool Universiteit Brussel (HUB) Brussels

2004 - 2009

Graduated

Toegepaste Informatica

Brussels

Koninklijk Atheneum Emanuel Hiel

WORK EXPERIENCE

2017 - Present

Senior Program Manager

DataPolis

Senior Program Manager for Datapolis. Datapolis develops user-friendly and flexible solutions for SharePoint environments which support dynamic processes, information and document flows in medium and large enterprises globally

2017 - Present

SharePoint Consultant

BNP Parisbas Investment Partner

Consultant responsible for Production, Qualifying, UAT and Development environments. Training to SharePoint developers for Infrastructure related questions, Business and Project Managers for the changes/updates in the existing and new SharePoint platforms

2016 – 2017

SharePoint Consultant

Colruyt Group Services Belgium

Enterprise Business Architect contribute on governance, NFR as implementation of SharePoint Server 2013 for Project and team sites. Technical Architect for Infrastructure assessment and author for internal documents.

2015 - 2016

Subject Matter Expert

Fujitsu Siemens

Technical Evangelist promoting Office 365 and SharePoint hybrid topologies for Collaboration and Extranet sites for Internal as External clients

2015 – 2016

SharePoint Consultant

PwC Belgium

Technical Evangelist promoting Office 365 and SharePoint hybrid topologies for Collaboration and Extranet sites for Internal as External clients

2013 – 2016

SharePoint Consultant

AG Insurance

Single Point of Contact and responsible for the Production, Qualifying and Development environment. Training to SharePoint developers for Infrastructure related questions, Business and Project Managers for the changes/updates in the existing and new SharePoint platforms

2009 – 2013

SharePoint Consultant

Vision Consulting Group

Senior SharePoint Infrastructure Consultant with extensive experience in implementing portals and software applications/systems using Microsoft technology for Government and Enterprises entities.

ACHIEVEMENTS & CERTIFICATES

Online Achievements

Microsoft Regional Director (RD)

Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) : Office Servers and Services

Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)

Microsoft Certified Trainer Regional Lead (RL)

Microsoft Community Contributor (MCC)

Microsoft Extended Experts Team (MEET)

Offline Certifications

70-332 Advanced Solutions of SharePoint Server 2013

70-346 Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements

70-331 Core Solutions of Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013

70-417 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA Windows Server 2012

70-668 Microsoft SharePoint 2010, Administrator

70-411 Installing and Configuring Windows Server 2012

70-667 Microsoft Office SharePoint 2010, Configuring

UPCOMING EVENTS

TESTIMONIAL

  • Samuel Vandenberghe (AG Insurance)

    I have had the fortune of knowing and working with Gokan for a few years. He is a helpful and encouraging colleague, whose expertise I have come to rely upon. Gokan is extremely well versed with SharePoint and the technologies it builds upon. He has my warmest recommendations

    Samuel Vandenberghe (AG Insurance)

  • Benjamin harrison (AG Insurance)

    Gokan is a smart person, with a very positive attitude. He is a dedicated professional to his work and to the people he is offering high quality services to. It is my pleasure to recommend him personally and professionally Gokan is a true professional.

    Benjamin harrison (AG Insurance)

  • Sébastien Lhôte (AG Insurance)

    Besides his indubitable expertise in SharePoint matters, Gokan is still learning from you, always willing to facilitate the collaboration. He can even depict your habits beyond what you can image, or better beyond what you might know of you. His technical knowledge also grows with this sharp analytical mind. Able to encompass the business requirements taking into account the technical constrains, he is surely the guy you need to develop your business in a most delightful atmosphere

    Sébastien Lhôte (AG Insurance)

  • Yelena House (Microsoft)

    I would like to recommend Gokan as one of the most active curator and supporter of Curah! – Microsoft curation service (http://curah.microsoft.com/). Gokan demonstrated his strong knowledge around SharePoint technology and helped technical communities by sharing his expertise and knowledge through content curation. He is enthusiastic, passionate about MS technologies and ego to help others by sharing his knowledge

    Yelena House (Microsoft)

  • Karim Bouamar (PWC)

    I've asked Gokan to audit our farm in order to prepare the migration to SharePoint 2013 and I can tell you that the document provided covers every detail of our configuration, the slightest error and all other infrastructure related cases. His document was provided for internal use and Operational Excellence. I really recommend Gokan because we see that he mastery SharePoint and he doesn't hesitate to share his knowledge

    Karim Bouamar (PWC)

  • Ed Price (Microsoft)

    Gokan is a fantastic contributor in the SharePoint community, leading the community on TechNet blogs, forums, and wiki. He is incredibly knowledgeable and skilled in SharePoint solutions, he is a hard worker, and Gokan uses his creativity to innovate in his contributions. I highly recommend him

    Ed Price (Microsoft)

  • Christophe Troessaert (Microsoft)

    I've worked with gokan for sharepoint / infrastructure projects for a mutual customer. He do his job with passion. He is involved with no limit for his work and passion: Sharepoint ! he think sharepoint, he sleep sharepoint !! It's awesome ! if you need a sharepoint expert: ask Gokan

    Christophe Troessaert (Microsoft)

  • Stephane Deloison

    Travailler avec Gokan est plaisant. Il s’investit, et fais preuve d'une écoute tant des besoins de ses clients que des informations et remarques de ces collègues. Son investissement est complet, il cherchera à toujours satisfaire les demandes. De plus sa connaissance en SharePoint Infrastructure, lui a permis d’être MVP (Mérité selon moi) .

    Stephane Deloison

  • Mehmet Parlakyigit (Softline Turkey)

    Gokan yaptığı işlerde olsun projelerde olsun her zaman sonuç odaklı olmasının yanında Microsoft'un kalbini fethetmiş bir liderdir. Microsoft tarafından ona verilen MVP'lik ünvanını sonuna kadar hak ediyor. Kendisini başarılardan dolayı tebrik ediyorum. Tabii sıkı bir dost olduğunu unutmamak lazım.

    Mehmet Parlakyigit (Softline Turkey)

  • Valentin Lecerf

    Gokan is an amazing worker and contributor for SharePoint Solution. I worked with gokan on 2 EBooks for the community and it's really pleasure to work with him. I recommend gokan for these human and professional qualities.

    Valentin Lecerf

BLOG

Winter.. Eu no, #SPSParis 2018 is coming.

  — Attention: Since I am the organizer, this post might be a bit bias about the event 🙂  ...

16Oct

SharePoint Saturday Istanbul 2017

Çocukluk rüyası mıydı? Hayır! Senelerdir istediğim bir etkinlik miydi? Üstüne bastın ayağını çek diy ...

12Oct

SharePoint Saturday Dubai Community Interviews

What to say about Dubai… Dubai, the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ...

21Jul

L’importance de Collage dans votre transformation digitale

La technologie d’aujourd’hui change à une vitesse phénoménale . Le changement est inévitable et quan ...

23May

Automate the creation of your Webapp with VI and Azure Cloud Shell.

During Build, Microsoft announced the long awaited public preview of Azure Cloud Shell. Azure Cloud ...

11May

[Update] : The Ultimate SharePoint Performance Guide!

I’m glad to announce you that with Vlad Catrinescu, we released our long awaited ebook on SharePoint ...

09May

Monitor the availability of any web site with Azure Application Insights Availability Tests

The term “Availability” is for some organizations crucial as they can’t afford any downtime. Your Sh ...

08May

Integrate Office 356 into Microsoft Operations Management Suite (OMS) and publish data to Power BI

Microsoft Office 365 is maybe more secure than your own server park – is something that you will hea ...

30Apr

CONTACT

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  • Gokan Ozcifci
    - Neoxy Consultancy -
    Rue Verhoeven 10, BTE 14
    1020 Brussels
    Belgium
  • BE0545.894.818
  • + 32 (0) 472 20 55 09
  • neoxy.be
  • gokan.ms

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