Elaine van Bergen has been working with SharePoint since the 2001 version, on all types of projects ranging from gathering requirements through to infrastructure and development. This included working with BPOS and later, Office 365. She now works as a Technical Evangelist at Microsoft Australia helping customers utilise Azure and Office 365 in their products and solutions.
Prior to joining Microsoft, Elaine worked at Empired and was a SharePoint MVP for seven years. She is also a MCM in SharePoint and helps run the Melbourne Office 365 User Group.
While having a deep technical background, she is also passionate about focussing on what users need from any solution and matching that to technology, along with Microsoft patterns and practices.