Award Categories
Office Apps & Services
First year awarded:
2012
Number of MVP Awards:
7

Christian Buckley

United States
UT
Microsoft RD & MVP, MBA, Author

Biography

Christian Buckley is the Founder & CEO of CollabTalk LLC, an independent research and technical marketing services company in Salt Lake City, Utah, and the CMO for revealit.io, and AI and blockchain-based interactive video company in Seattle. In addition to being an Office Apps & Services MVP since January 2012, he is also a Microsoft Regional Director focusing on collaboration, blockchain, and marketing technology (https://rd.microsoft.com/en-us/christian-buckley). He has served as a CMO and Chief Evangelist for several leading ISVs, and was instrumental in the acquisitions of echoTechnology (2010) and Axceler (2013), helping to build some of the most recognized brands in the Office 365 ecosystem. He previously worked at Microsoft as part of the enterprise hosted SharePoint platform team (now part of Office 365), and led an engineering team in advertising operations. 

Prior to Microsoft, Christian co-founded and sold two technology startups, and worked with IBM, HP, Cisco, Matsushita, Solectron, Seagate and other large high-tech and manufacturing firms to deploy collaboration and supply chain solutions. 

He is co-author of 3 books on SharePoint, and 3 books on IBM Rational Software's configuration management and defect tracking solutions. Christian is a recognized expert on SharePoint governance and migration, as well as social networking and graph-based solutions, actively writing for several industry websites. He has been recognized by Forbes, Forrester, and Harmon.ie as a Top 10 SharePoint and Office 365 Influencer, and can be found online at www.buckleyplanet.com and www.twitter.com/buckleyplanet

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