Elite Distinction Awarded for Exceptional Contributions to the Sitecore Community
Newtown, PA – February 24, 2016 – EPAM Systems (NYSE:EPAM), a leading global provider of product development and software engineering solutions, today announced that Pavel Veller, CTO Digital Engagement Practice; David Mead, Sitecore Practice Lead; and Brent Pinkstaff, Solution Architect have each been named a “Most Valuable Professional (MVP)” by Sitecore, the global leader in experience management software. Pavel, David, and Brent are three of only 177 people worldwide to be named a Sitecore Technology MVP this year. There are more than 10,000 certified developers in Sitecore’s global network.
Now it its tenth year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognizes individual technology, digital strategy, and commerce advocates who share their Sitecore passion and expertise to offer positive customer experiences that drive business results. The Sitecore Technology MVP Award recognizes the most active Sitecore experts from around the world who participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge with other Sitecore partners and customers.
“Digital Experience Platforms, such as Sitecore, have become essential to enterprise strategy as the importance of the technology for creating effective, high-fidelity customer experiences continues to increase,” said Valeri Makovik, Head of Delivery, Digital Engagement Practice, EPAM. “Our ability to deliver superior digital experiences to our clients is rooted in our expertise; two of our three MVPs have previously been named as Sitecore MVPs and we are pleased that their individual knowledge and contributions have been recognized.”
EPAM’s impressive Sitecore practice includes leading, innovative solutions and a deep commitment to enhancing the Sitecore community. In addition to serving as a member of the Sitecore MVC Expert Panel, EPAM MVPs contribute to the following:
- Open source projects and Sitecore Marketplace modules, one of which is the de-facto standard for unit testing Sitecore implementations
- Submitting issues, feature requests, and working with Sitecore Support on resolutions
- Active participation on the Sitecore Community Forum, which includes blogging and presenting to Sitecore User Groups
“We are grateful for the leadership, expertise, and ongoing contributions that Pavel, David, and Brent have made to the Sitecore community,” said Pieter Brinkman, Director of Developer and Platform Evangelism, Sitecore. “They have demonstrated a mastery of our technology and exemplify the spirit of Sitecore.”
Sitecore’s experience platform combines web content management, omnichannel digital delivery, customer insight and engagement, and strategic digital marketing tools into a single, unified platform. The platform is incredibly easy to use, capturing every minute interaction—and intention—that customers and prospects have with a brand, both on a website and across other digital channels. The end-to-end experience technology works behind the scenes to deliver context marketing to individual customers, so that they engage in relevant brand experiences that earn loyalty and achieve results.
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