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John F Holliday

United States
Information Architect, Software Engineer, Author, Lecturer, Educator


John Holliday has over 30 years of professional software development experience with a primary focus on information governance, collaboration and business process automation.  He has been involved in a wide range of commercial software projects for Fortune 100 clients, and has trained hundreds of corporate developers in the use and application of a variety of software development tools and technologies.

John served as a Microsoft SharePoint Server MVP for five years, and is the author of “Professional SharePoint 2007 Records Management Development” (Wrox Press, 2009) and has co-authored several other popular SharePoint technical books.  He is the inventor of the CAML.NET Framework and the CAML.NET IntelliSense Visual Studio add-in, and is recognized worldwide as a thought leader in the SharePoint records management space.

John is also the founder of the SharePoint Developer Network (@SPDEVNET), a LinkedIn group with over 6400 members, which is committed to helping SharePoint developers find work and professional support, and he is also the co-founder and executive director of Works of Wonder International (, a not-for-profit humanitarian educational organization committed to improving the quality of life worldwide by empowering individuals and communities to overcome the debilitating effects of trauma and chronic exposure to stressful conditions.