ABOUT ME

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Gokan is an independent SharePoint Infrastructure consultant for Neoxy where he assists clients with the design, implementation, maintenance, documentation, configuration, administration and troubleshooting of their environments. His background offers half a decade of experience in providing IT solutions to clients in a wide variety of industries using Microsoft SharePoint technologies.

Gokan presented numerous conferences and is actively involved in the European and American conferences: Microsoft Techdays, Microsoft Experiences, SharePoint Saturdays, European SharePoint Conference, SharePoint Days and SharePoint Fest are a few major ones.

Gokan is also a proud author of 4 TN Wiki eBooks that reached the half million of downloads. Due to his active contributions in these domains, he has been honored with 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 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

  • USA

    14-03-2017

    SharePoint Engage Phoenix

  • Europe

    25-03-2017

    SharePoint Saturday Helsinki

  • Europe

    01-04-2017

    SharePoint Saturday Warsaw

  • USA

    17-04-2017

    SharePoint Fest DC

  • USA

    29-05-2017

    SharePoint Fest Denver

  • Europe

    03-06-2017

    SharePoint Saturday Monaco

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

SharePoint Fest Seattle 2016!

A few weeks ago I was invited to have two sessions and one workshop during SharePoint Fest Seattle f ...

26Aug

SharePoint Server 2016 Zero downtime patching enfin expliquée

Une des plus grande nouveauté avec l’arrivé de SharePoint Server 2016 était la possibilité de patche ...

05Aug

SharePoint Saturday Toronto 2016

SPSToronto : Slides   A Deep Dive into Performance Optimization fo SharePoint and Office 365—Go ...

15Jul

[#SPSParis] : Twitter Wrap Up – See you all next year!

The festival of SharePoint and office365 is over. Yes, over and hopefully all of yours enjoyed the M ...

07Jun

Metalogix Roadshow was a real succes!

Hi, Metalogix launched its second annual SharePoint 2016 and Office 365 Roadshow this spring in the ...

01Jun

[#TugaIT] : Slides and Pictures

TUGA is a Portuguese Non-Profit Association whose purpose is the promotion of the knowledge. Born in ...

31May

[No-code solution] : Easily integrate PowerBi into SharePoint Online

Scenario The question that I received from my business was “how can I insert my PowerBi Desktop repo ...

19May

Send mail with PowerShell from a SharePoint List

Hi, Recently a colleague of mine asked me to create a little PowerShell script for sending with info ...

13May

CONTACT

Don't be shy, drop us an email and say hello!

  • 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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