Axceler Evangelist Christian Buckley Receives Microsoft’s MVP Award

Buckley Recognized As Top-Tier Technology Influencer and Community Leader in the SharePoint Server Category

Woburn, MA – January 4, 2012 – Axceler, the leader in Microsoft SharePoint governance, administration and migration software, today announced that Seattle-based Christian Buckley, Director of Product Evangelism, received Microsoft’s  prestigious Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award in the category of SharePoint Server. Microsoft announced on January 1 the quarterly recipients of the MVP Award, which recognizes exceptional technical community leaders from around the world who foster free and objective exchange of knowledge by actively sharing their real-world experience with users and Microsoft.

MVP Award

Christian Buckley


MVPs are nominated by fellow technical community members, current and former MVPs, as well as Microsoft personnel who take note of their leadership. Nominees for the MVP Award undergo a rigorous review process. The review panel takes into account the quality, quantity and level of impact of the MVP nominee’s contributions during the previous twelve months.

“The MVP Award is well-deserved recognition of Christian’s technical thought leadership and his tireless efforts as a SharePoint advocate,” said Michael Alden, president and CEO of Axceler. “It’s also an acknowledgement from Microsoft of Axceler’s broad contributions to the SharePoint community.”

In his role as Product Evangelist at Axceler, Buckley drives partner and community development, and plays an important part in channeling their feedback into the product management team. He previously worked at Microsoft on the enterprise hosted SharePoint platform team as a Senior Program Manager, helping to launch the first wave of what is now part of Office 365. Prior to Microsoft, Buckley co-founded a regional consulting firm in the San Francisco area and participated in several start-ups, working with IBM, HP, Cisco, Matsushita, Solectron, Seagate and other large high-tech and manufacturing firms to deploy collaboration and supply chain solutions. He is the co-author of a new book, Creating and Implementing Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Real-World Projects, co-author of three previous books on software configuration management best practices, and a frequent speaker and author in the SharePoint community. He can be found online at and

About Axceler
Since 1994, Axceler solutions have enabled enterprises to simplify, optimize and secure their collaborative platforms. Today, Axceler is a leader in managing SharePoint governance, security, reporting and analysis. Among its numerous Microsoft SharePoint solutions, Axceler offers awarding-winning ControlPoint for administration and Davinci Migrator for migration. In 2011, ControlPoint won the Best of Connections Award, the Gold Editors’ Best Award and the Bronze Community Choice Award in the SharePoint category from the readers and editors of Windows IT Pro. More than 1,600 organizations worldwide are using Axceler products to control their SharePoint environments. Headquartered in Woburn, MA, USA, Axceler maintains offices in Seattle, Los Angeles, London and Sydney. For more information visit

Christian was a speaker at the European SharePoint Conference 2011 and is a regular contributor to our SharePoint Community. Why not keep up to date with his amazing work by joining our community or by following us on twitter or facebook!

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