Microsoft Announces Most Valuable Professional Award Recipients and Sets Date for 2005 MVP Global Summit
REDMOND, Wash., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Today Microsoft Corp. is pleased to announce the 2005 class of Microsoft® Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). This select group of outstanding members from online and offline communities represents the richest, most technically and globally diverse community in the program's history, with more than 2,600 MVPs.
"As we enter the 11th year of the Microsoft MVP Program, we are proud to continue to recognize the most credible experts in the technical communities," said Sean O'Driscoll, global director of the MVP Program and Technical Communities at Microsoft. "MVPs are truly an inspiration to all of us and share an incredible passion for technology and for helping others."
The annual MVP Global Summit serves as the most exciting way for Microsoft to acknowledge this vibrant group of individuals for their deep and sustained technical expertise and true enthusiasm for the community. This year's event will take place Sept. 28 - Oct. 1 in Redmond, Wash., and will include executive keynote addresses from Steve Ballmer, chief executive officer, Kevin Johnson, group vice president of sales, marketing and services, and Jim Allchin, group vice president of Platforms at Microsoft. More details will be released closer to the event dates.