Loryan Strant is an Office 365 MVP (7 years running), an award created by Microsoft to recognise the best and brightest from technological communities around the world. As an MVP, Loryan regularly travels to Microsoft headquarters in Seattle and engages with product management, engineering, and business leadership.
He is passionate about enabling people and organisations using technology the right way, enabling them to become more productive.
Loryan was the founder of Paradyne (acquired by Generation-e in late 2015), which helped to deliver innovative solutions through the cloud and enabled businesses to reduce IT costs and increase productivity. Paradyne was a leader in the Microsoft cloud space – winning multiple awards as well as achieving a number of “firsts” and largest deployments.
Loryan Strant has co-authored two published books on Office 365, and is currently working on a solo effort: Mastering Office 365 Administration.
He has written a number of articles (both regular and guest columns) for a variety of online and print publications, as well as for Microsoft and other global vendors.
Loryan is a regular speaker at Microsoft conferences, as well as various business and technical conferences and community events.