Sitecore Awards Josh Jenkins MVP Status

Wednesday, January 29, 2014 @ 11:33

 

 
Paragon adds another Sitecore “Most Valuable Professional” (Sitecore MVP Award)

Cleveland, OH - Paragon is pleased to announce that Josh Jenkins, Lead Consultant has been awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) status by Sitecore. The Sitecore MVP award recognizes the most exceptional technical community leaders who have a passion for technology and who actively share their invaluable Sitecore expertise to enrich the technical community at large. Josh was one of only 107 people worldwide to be named a Sitecore technology MVP this year.

“We are grateful for the impressive contributions that Josh Jenkins has made to the Sitecore community,” said Lars Fløe Nielsen, Co-Founder and Senior Vice President, Technical Marketing, Technical, Sitecore. “Josh has demonstrated mastery of our technology and matches our employees’ enthusiasm for enabling marketers to own the experience for every customer and prospect that interacts with their brand. This year, we look forward to working with our MVPs to power personalized, relevant, high impact experiences for some of the biggest organizations and brands around the world.”

Sitecore MVP nominees undergo an evaluation process based on each nominee’s technical expertise and voluntary community involvement over the past year. All the nominations were reviewed by an independent panel of Sitecore employees from technical, product marketing and executive roles.  The panel considers the quality, quantity, and level of impact of the nominees’ contributions, in the areas of general technical advocacy, input via blogs and forums and content development.

John Ours, Director of Technology and Principal at Paragon Consulting says, “We’re extremely proud of Josh’s recognition as Sitecore MVP, his commitment, knowledge and community involvement are paramount to Paragon’s ability to add value to our clients”.

In additional to Sitecore Development, Josh specializes in leading client development teams while teaching them Sitecore and Sitecore best practices. Josh has worked on projects for many clients including: Vitamix, AHIMA, Aflac , and Seamless.

Josh, who claims he is a  “Rockin’ top notch geek who does his best to keep his skill set current by staying on top of new technologies & industry standards” shares his Sitecore knowledge with the community through blogging and facilitating Paragon’s Sitecore Best Practices Events as well as other local events.

His blogs can be read at www.joshuwa.com and www.sitecorecleveland.com/resources/blogs-posts

Brent McLean, Lead Consultant at Paragon was also named Sitecore MVP in 2012. Brent brings his unique mix of development, information architecture, business analysis, and management skills to every project. He has been working in the information technology field for over 18 years and his experience includes management and development of many complex systems across all industries.

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About Paragon: Paragon is a leading Certified Sitecore Partner in Cleveland that specializes in custom software development, Sitecore DMS, training, CMS & mobile platforms. We have some of the most experienced Sitecore developers in the nation, with over 50 Sitecore certified developers on staff and 3 Sitecore MVPs. Paragon has a Sitecore Specialization in E-Commerce, and has vast experience building Multi-National, Multi-Branded eCommerce Sites.  Some of our clients include: The Cleveland Clinic, Forest City Enterprises, Vitamix, Charles Schwab, Ernst & Young, Major League Baseball, and Materion. Our firm offers numerous Sitecore services including development, audits, custom training, and site support and maintenance.  Our custom training offer is designed for content authors, developers, and site administrators.  www.sitecorecleveland.com