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Sitecore ( today announced the 2010 Sitecore Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs). The program recognizes exceptional technical community leaders who encourage the objective exchange of knowledge by actively sharing Web Content Management technology expertise. The Sitecore MVP Award celebrates the most active Sitecore community members from around the world who provide invaluable contributions.

"Sitecore MVPs are technology experts who inspire others to learn and grow through active participation in the Sitecore technical community," said Lars Floe Nielsen, senior vice president, technical marketing, Sitecore. "The prestigious list of MVPs share the same passion for technology and a demonstrated willingness to help others innovate and advance the use of Web strategies."

For 2010, twenty outstanding individuals were selected to be members of the program and honored with a Sitecore Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award and are as follows:

Karina Apostolides Endava Rick Cabral ISITE Design Corey Caplette Velir Dustin Collis NavigationArts Sean Connell Verndale Cristoffer Crusell Omegapoint Mark Graber Oasis Jan Hebnes 1508 Robbert Hock Kayee, Internet & Software Oplossingen Nick Laidlaw Oasis Larre Landin Omegapoint Luc Mercx Suneco Ronald Nieuwenhuis IQuality Brian Pedersen Pentia Stephen Pope Eduserv Travis Sheppard BGT Partners Jeff Stoll Horizontal Integration Marco Tana Roundedcube Tamas Varga Carnation Adam Weber Aware Web Solutions

In order to receive the award, Sitecore MVP nominees undergo an evaluation process based on each nominee's technical expertise and voluntary community involvement over the past year. All the nominations were reviewed by an independent panel of Sitecore employees from technical, product marketing and executive roles. The panel considers the quality, quantity, and level of impact of the nominees' contributions, in the areas of general technical advocacy, input via blogs and forums and content development.

Worldwide, Sitecore has more than 3900 certified developers, and more than 10,000 active community participants.

Learn more about the MVP program ( .

About Sitecore

Sitecore redefines how organizations engage with their customers online, powering experiences that can sense and adapt to a customer's needs to increase revenue and customer lifetime value and satisfaction. Sitecore was the first Web Content Management system (WCM) to incorporate marketing automation, intranet portal, e-commerce, Web optimization, social media and campaign management technologies into a cohesive, integrated open platform. Sitecore's software makes it easy for businesses to identify, serve, engage and convert new customers online.

Sitecore's broad choice of capabilities enable marketing professionals, business stakeholders and information technology teams to rapidly implement, measure and manage a successful website and online business strategy. Its powerful development platform, integrated marketing automation tools and intuitive editing workspace enables successful websites of all types.

Thousands of public and private organizations have created and now manage more than 27,000 dynamic websites with Sitecore including ATP World Tour, Computer Associates, ISS, Lloyd's of London, Microsoft, Omni Hotels, Siemens, Thomas Cook and The Knot.

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