TechStar Pillars

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Technical Events

TechStar is one of only 22 Partners nationally that is paid by Microsoft to deliver technical CIEs (Customer Immersion Experiences) to key Microsoft customers across the United States. These 3-4 hour events allow customers to get hands-on with Office 365, Azure, Power BI, SharePoint, CRM, and Microsoft TEAMS in an unscripted session where the customer picks the agenda.

Michael O’Neill has over 18 years working at Microsoft before becoming the Cloud Director for TechStar. Mike is a generalist who bests understands how differnt Microsoft technologies work together to solve problems. Mike has delivered over 150 CIE events for Microsoft and is one of the most requested presenters for delivering these technical seminars.

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SharePoint / Teams

TechStar has worked with major Enterprise customers to help develop and migrate massive installation of SharePoint to the Cloud. Customers want the benefits of Microsoft’s Modern design which allows users to access SharePoint information from anywhere on any device without distortion to the content because of screen size.

Eric Silver has more than 20+ years of diversified industry experience as a SharePoint Architect, Enterprise Architect, Technical Lead, and Senior Software Engineer. He has in-depth knowledge of SDLC, agile methodologies and extensive experience managing enterprise-scale projects for major corporations like Dassault Falcon Jet, Toyota, and Bank of America.

SQL Data Analytics

More and more companies are realizing the power of bringing in data analytics to help make key business decisions. Microsoft uses the power of AI and Machine Learning to help customers uncover the “outliers” in their business data; Nuggets of information that signal changes in the market, in customers perceptions, or new opportunities that have been buried in the past.

Michael O’Neill helped work with Microsoft on the earliest versions of Power BI and has extensive experience with SQL DB, Data Warehouse, AI, and Advanced Analytics. Mike was a technical resource at Microsoft for over 18 years.

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Azure Infrastructure

Microsoft AD in Azure is the key to utilizing the clouds universal access with single sign-on from any device. Migrating companies on-premise servers up to the Microsoft cloud takes know-how and experience in order to provide uninterrupted secure authentications and usage. Being able to manage users while letting Microsoft manage the infrastructure is the key to building a modern network.

Adrian Hernandez has decades of experience working for companies like Walt Disney, Lands End, and Trend Micro. He is the go-to source for helping companies migrate to Microsoft’s cloud environment. Adrian is also a security expert with years of knowledge.