First year awarded:
2014
Number of MVP Awards:
4
Language
English
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Jeffrey W. Roach

United States
Bothell, WA
Surface MVP

Biography

Currently I work as the Director of Technology Strategy Consulting specializing in architecting solutions for some of the largest global technology companies around Cloud Technologies, Consumerization of IT and Legacy Systems Migrations. Solutions will cover Business Decision Maker Content, Technical Decision Maker Content and Technical/Architectural Solutions. 

Previously I was a Learning Architect working with Microsoft's Partners through the Microsoft LEAP Program specializing in Data Center re-architecture and Private Cloud deployments as well as Enterprise Desktop Deployments and Consumerization of IT.

I use the Microsoft Surface Pro 4 as my primary computing device and my Surface 3 as my mobile note taking device. I also deliver training to Microsoft Partners on Selling Mobility Solutions that include use of the Surface.

My specialties are in Project and Process Management. I have extensive experience in Desktop and Network Support and in Network Systems Engineering. One of my strengths is my successful experience working with users and upper management and the dealing with important and sensitive projects. With a background in full-time ministry and social work, this gives me unique inter-personal skills that are rare in the IT industry. For the last 20 years I’ve been training and mentoring adult learners growing their skill set as well as mine.

Specialties: I have strong technical skills working with Windows Desktop, AD, MS SQL Server, Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Cloud OS ,GNU/Linux Operating System specializing in interoperability with Windows Networks.

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