He has a 20+ years experience designing and architecting Enterprise Solutions for customers ranging from mid-market to major TOP 40 companies in France and Europe.
After a first experience at CERN in Geneva, he had experiences of building and selling great RDBMS architectures for companies like Oracle, Sequent or Sun Microsystems and workloads like ERP (SAP, Oracle), BI or big OLTP systems.
Subsequently, he had a five years experience at Microsoft in France. He was the technical evangelist for SQL Server and SharePoint (MOSS 2007, SP 2010, BPOS).
Patrick was a SharePoint MVP for 4 years and is now an Office 365 MVP. He was awarded at the beginning of 2015 Microsoft Regional Director.
He created his own company, Abalon, to share his passion on Yammer, Office 365 and SharePoint and help customers grow their business with them!
He is a regular speaker at international events from Paris TechDays (several keynotes in front of 4500 attendees) to ESPC in Barcelona, SharePoint Summit in Montréal, or CEUS in Madrid.
He is co-organizer of Conf'SharePoint 2013, SPS Paris and yOS Tour.
His blog in English is http://yos365.wordpress.com
Join him on twitter @patricg