Horizontal Integration (HI), a global boutique agency delivering customer experience for competitive advantage, proudly announces its 2019 class of Sitecore Most Valuable Professionals (MVPs), an elite group chosen by Sitecore. Five of the awards came in Sitecore’s Technology category, four in the Strategy category and two in the Ambassador category.
Now in its 13th year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognizes individual technology, strategy, and commerce advocates who share their Sitecore passion and expertise to offer positive customer experiences that drive business results. The Sitecore MVP Award recognizes the most active Sitecore experts from around the world who participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge with other Sitecore partners and customers.
HI’s list of 2019 MVPs includes:
Sheetal Jain (7th Year) – Technology MVP
Kiran Patil (7th Year) – Technology MVP
Brijesh Patel (5th Year) – Technology MVP
Chris Staley (5th Year) – Strategy MVP
Angela Gustafson (3rd year) – Strategy MVP
Jason Estes (3rd Year)– Strategy MVP
Sabin Ephrem (2nd Year) – Ambassador MVP
Patrick Barron (2nd Year) – Technology MVP
Dave Michela (2nd Year) – Strategy MVP
Rama Ila (1st Year) – Technology MVP
George Smith (1st Year) – Ambassador MVP
“Year after year, HI sits at or near the top of the list of Sitecore Implementation Partners with the largest number of Sitecore MVPs worldwide, and the highest ratio of MVPs to total staff,” said Sabin Ephrem, Sitecore MVP Ambassador, co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of Horizontal Integration. “This is direct evidence that no one anywhere knows Sitecore better than HI, and we’re proud of the hard work and dedication that our team puts in every day to maintain that status as an elite among elites. We’re grateful to Sitecore for acknowledging our team’s efforts.”
“MVPs are outstanding leaders whose exceptional enthusiasm for the Sitecore platform extends beyond their own achievements. They inspire others throughout the Sitecore community to realize their full potential,” said Paige O’Neill, chief marketing officer at Sitecore. “It is with great pleasure that we thank MVPs for their commitment to the Sitecore community by sharing their knowledge and experiences, which plays an integral role in the success of our customers as well as provides invaluable feedback to the development and improvement of Sitecore’s technologies.”