Category Archives: Personal

I’m a 2024-2025 Microsoft MVP

Today, I received an e-mail message from Microsoft congratulating me on being accepted to the Microsoft MVP program. Microsoft is pleased to welcome me back to the Microsoft Most Valuable Professionals (MVP) program in recognition of my outstanding contributions to the community in the following technical areas: Identity & Access Windows It’s an honor to be […]

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Eighteen years of Things better left unspoken

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the first blog post on this blog, titled The Things That Are Better Left Unspoken. Fifteen years ago, in June, 2006, I posted the first blog post here. Since June 23, 2006, this blog has featured 1,743 more blogposts, 1,435 comments and draws the attention of over 20,000 pairs of eyeballs […]

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I’m co-presenting a session at Experts Live Netherlands 2024

Advertised as the biggest Microsoft IT Pro event in the Netherlands, Experts Live Netherlands will take place Tuesday June 4th, 2024 at Conference Center NBC in Nieuwegein. It’s a privilege to share the stage again with my buddy Raymond.   About Experts Live Experts Live is an independent platform for IT Professionals on Microsoft solutions. […]

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I'm co-presenting KNVI's 'The Flow of Information' event

On Wednesday May 15, 2024, I’m co-presenting at KNVI’s 'The Flow of Information' event Dutch at the OBA in Amsterdam, the city's Public Library. Fellow speakers Raymond Comvalius, Jeff Wouters, Ellen Loopstra and Erwin Derksen are my co-presenters for this day around information management and information optimization.   About KNVI The Dutch Professional Association of Information and IT […]

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I'm co-presenting at Techorama Belgium's Fun Fair Edition

I’m proud to share that I’ll be co-presenting a session with Raymond Comvalius at Techorama Belgium 2024, the Fun Fair edition. For me, this is the fifth time as an accepted speaker for Techorama Belgium.   About Techorama Techorama Belgium is a yearly international technology conference that takes place at Kinepolis Metropolis Antwerp. Techorama welcomes 1700 […]

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Pictures of the Dutch Workplace Ninja's meetup at Pink Elephant

Last week, Raymond Comvalius and I presented at the first 2024 meetup of the Workplace Ninjas Netherlands (WPNinjasNL). While driving to the venue, I encountered Raymond in his variation of our favorite car: We arrived exactly on time to grab the last two parking spots at Pink Elephant's headquarters in Naarden, the Netherlands. We grabbed […]

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I'm speaking at Netwrix Connect 2024

Back in 2012, I had the pleasure of talking to the people at STEALTHbits. They offered great products that are of great use to Identity admins. Then, they got acquired by Netwrix – another vendor with great solutions, that I've often highlighted during webinars. Now, Netwrix is hosting their first in-person customer and partner event. […]

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We're presenting at 2024's first Workplace Ninjas Netherlands meetup

As the Dutch IT Bro's, Raymond Comvalius and I are in high demand for many events and communities to come present on identity, security, windows and devices in our typically hilarious way. A couple of weeks ago, Raymond received a message from the Dutch Workplace Ninja's to come present at their first 2024 meetup on […]

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Pictures of the Inaugural Dutch Microsoft Entra Community meetup

On Thursday February 1st, 2024, I presented at the inaugural Dutch Microsoft Entra Community meetup at the Inspark offices in Amstelveen. Jan, Pim and Stefan invited me to speak at the second speaker slot of the first event they organized together in the context of this new community. I arrived early, chatted with some of […]

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I'm speaking at the inaugural Dutch Microsoft Entra Community Meetup

It's not often that a new community comes to life. Microsoft's rename of Azure AD to Entra, however, has sparked the birth of the Dutch Microsoft Entra Community, run by fellow MVPs Pim Jacobs and Jan Bakker and Microsoft senior product manager Stefan van der Wiele.   About the Dutch Microsoft Entra Community The Dutch […]

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