Joel Oleson

Architect, Photographer, and traveler in Oceanside, California

Joel Oleson

Architect, Photographer, and traveler in Oceanside, California

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Joel played a pivotal role in the success of Microsoft SharePoint as the first full time dedicated employee hired by Microsoft IT to deploy and operate it internally. He was the first architect for the first beta of SharePoint Online prior to popular Office 365. Joel was Senior Technical Product Manager for SharePoint when it really took off in 2007 as a key voice of the product for the IT audience. Since his time at Microsoft 11 years ago he's focused on evangelizing intranet, cloud, productivity, and collaboration solutions while growing and connecting the global technology community traveling to diverse places sharing technology, transforming lives and in his quest to build communities around the world. He has been recognized in the industry as a community leader, top IT writer/blogger, and influencer.

Joel has been recognized by Microsoft and awarded MVP, and Regional Director for his contributions and community leadership and influence.

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Twitter: http://twitter.com/joeloleson

Tech Blog: http://collabshow.com

Travel Blog: http://www.travelingepic.com

Joel is currently Senior IT Manager at Blizzard Entertainment. He manages the Productivity Platform technologies team.

  • Work
    • Blizzard Entertainment