Microsoft Spotlight Podcast
Episode 2 – Zoe Wilson

In today’s episode Andrew and Jon speak to Zoe Wilson who is the Head of Enterprise Collaboration and Productivity at Agilisys. The main discussion points of the conversation include Zoe’s work with Women in the Community, how she got started within IT and how her career has progressed from the IT service desk to a senior figure within a Microsoft partner. Zoe is an aspiring Microsoft MVP having spoken at many events in the past, we spoke about the most recent Scottish Summit event and the journey towards MVP status.

Links Mentioned:


Zoe’s Twitter: @SharePoint_Zoe
Zoe’s LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/zoe-wilson-uk/
Zoe Wilson – Creating a More Inclusive Workplace: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kwgBt3LFbvE
Andrew’s Twitter: Andrew J. Price (@thewatchernode) / Twitter Microsoft Spotlight Twitter: Microsoft Spotlight (@msftspotlight) / Twitter
Jon’s Twitter: Jon Jarvis (@jonjarvis) / Twitter

Regards
Andrew and Jon

Upcoming Episode – Kathi Kellenberger

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce…

We are pleased to announce another future guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Kathi Kellenberger from the United States.

Kathi was previously a pharmacist for 16 years before moving into the world of IT, so we are super excited to learn more about her background and her working within the WIT community.

Episode 1 – Why now?

In this episode, Andrew and John provide introductions to each other and how the podcast come about. It has been a goal of Andrew’s to provide a platform and cast a spotlight on those from a Diversity, Equality, and Inclusion background. They also discuss the vision for upcoming episodes where they will be talking to women from the tech community to promote, highlight and spotlight the excellent work they are doing.

Please like, share and subscribe so we can continue to deliver a space whereby we can talk about Diversity, Equality and Inclusion. This podcast is not about “us” its about the stars in the community from all backgrounds.

Podcast is currently available on Spotlight, Anchor and Youtube. It will be available on other platform shortly.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w4qEE_2tLrw

We hope you enjoy this introduction episode

Regards
Andrew & Jon.

Upcoming Episode – Corinna Lins

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce…

We are pleased to announce Corinna Lins will be featuring on an upcoming episode of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast

Corinna has been working within the IT Market for about 8 years and currently working as a Modern Workplace Consultant in her native country of Germany where she is the only female member of her team. With her commitment to the IT Community where she shares her experience and knowledge, Corinna is currently managing and co-organizers a number of events within Germany with aspirations to become a Microsoft MVP. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Corinna so we can learn more about her growth and passions.

Upcoming Episode – Sharon Weaver

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce…

We are pleased to announce our third guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Sharon Weaver from the United States.

Sharon has been working within the IT Market for about 25+ years and currently runs her own business called Smarter Consulting where she operates as a CEO. With her commitment to the IT Community where she shares her experience and knowledge, Sharon has acheived Microsoft Certified Trainer status and also Microsoft Regional Director. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Sharon so we can learn more about her growth and passions.

Upcoming Episode – Zoe Wilson

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce…

We are pleased to announce another future guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Zoe Wilson from United Kingdom.

Zoe has been working within the IT Market for about 18 years and works for Agilisys Ltd as Head of Enteprise Collaboration and Productivity a role she has been promoted to during her 4 years of services. With her commitment to the IT Community where she shares her experience and knowledge, Zoe has aspirations to become an MVP (Microsoft Valued Professional) and has spoken at a number of community driven conferences. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Zoe so we can learn more about her growth and passions.

Upcoming Episode – Laurie Pottmeyer

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce… 

We are pleased to announce our forth guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Laurie Pottmeyer from United States.

Laurie has been working at the mothership (Microsoft) for 15 years as a full-time employee and currently operates as Community Lead for Microsoft Teams Engineer Team. With her commitment to the Microsoft Teams Community where she shares her experience and knowledge at conferences around the globe. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Laurie so we can learn more about her growth and passions.

Upcoming Episode – Stacy Deere

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce… 

We are pleased to announce our third guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Stacy Deere from the United States.

Stacy has been working within the IT Market for about 25+ years and currently runs her own business called Focal Point Solutions which has been in operation for the last 9 years and where she operates as a Senior Solutions Architect. With her commitment to the IT Community where she shares her experience and knowledge, Stacy received a MVP (Microsoft Valued Professional) award in 2016 and has been renewed every year. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Stacy so we can learn more about her growth and passions.

Upcoming Episode – Layla Porter

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce… 

We are pleased to announce our second guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Layla Porter from United Kingdom.

Layla has been working within the IT Market for about 5+ years and starts a new role in February as Developer Evangelist with Assembly AI. With her commitment to the IT Developer Community where she shares her experience and knowledge, Stacy received a MVP (Microsoft Valued Professional) award in 2019 and has been renewed every year. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Layla so we can learn more about her growth, passion and recent issues with inappropriate comments she received.

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Upcoming Episode – Catriona Janes

As we continual work hard in the background putting together our guest list we are please to announce…

We are pleased to announce our first guest of the Microsoft Spotlight Podcast will be Catriona Janes based in the United Kingdom.

Catriona has been working within the IT Market for about 10 years and currently works at TIBCO Software where she looks after key strategic partners to TIBCO across UK&I and EMEA Region. Last year she joined the WIT Network and now has been invited to the WIT Network Gen Board for 2021 which an amazing achievement in such a short time. We are very much looking forward to speaking with Catriona so we can learn more about her growth and passions.