Microsoft Project 2010: Work management solutions for individuals, teams and enterprises May 12, 2010

Hear how Microsoft® Project 2010 increases productivity through simple and intuitive user experiences, reduces costs and drives efficiency through unified project and portfolio management, and delivers a powerful work management platform through familiar and connected tools.

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Join the Project 2010 Live Questions and Answers on May 12th 2010:

What: Project Server 2010 When: 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm (PST), 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm (EST) What: Project Professional 2010 Live Q&A When: 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm (PST), 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm (EST)

Meet our speakers:

Keshav Puttaswamy is theGroup Program Manager of the Microsoft Project development team. He is responsible for leading the team that defines the product vision, specifications, and drives the release for the Microsoft Project family of products. Keshav joined Microsoft in 1996 as a Program Manager. In his 6 years in that role, he designed features for the Project client, Project Central, as well as the first version of Project Server. He was the Lead for the Project 2003 release and the enterprise project management (EPM) features in 2007 before stepping into his current role. Keshav holds a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Economics from Dartmouth College.

Christophe Fiessinger is a senior technical product manager for Microsoft Project. He works on the enterprise project and portfolio management solution (EPM) and is responsible for technical readiness, specifically IT Professional. Christophe promotes the value of EPM by speaking at global Microsoft conferences like TechEd, SharePoint Conference, and Project Conference. He is a major advocate for enterprise deployments of Project Server, speaking on topics such as architecture planning and design, deployment and upgrade, administration and operation. He holds a MS from Georgia Institute of Technology and a BS from Toronto University.

Eric Zenz is a Senior Program Manager Lead in the Microsoft Project development team.  Eric currently leads the Project 2010 client program management team and is responsible for driving ease of use and integration into the application.  Over his eight years with the team, Eric has also been responsible for Project Server’s deployment features and its integration with Office SharePoint Server.  Prior to joining Microsoft, Eric served as an Associate at Wilshire Associates in Los Angeles.  Eric holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science from the University of Southern California.

Jan Kalis is a senior technical product manager for Microsoft Project. He has more than 16 years of experience in the IT industry. Before joining Microsoft, Jan was the founder of a company specializing in computer training and custom development for Microsoft Office. Jan has worked for Microsoft EMEA (Europe) in various customer-facing roles and is passionate about customer satisfaction and Microsoft Project. He has been involved in many Microsoft Project deployments for multi-national customers in the telecommunication, financial, and manufacturing industries and the public sector. Jan has written four books, three of them on Microsoft Project.

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