Oakton's Roland Irwin Wins Sitecore "Most Valuable Professional" Award
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA – 3 February 2017 – Leading Australian consulting and technology firm, Oakton, a Dimension Data company, today announced that Roland Irwin, NSW Director of Digital at Oakton, has been named a “Most Valuable Professional (MVP)” by Sitecore®, the global leader in experience management software. Roland was one of only 39 MVPs worldwide to be named a Sitecore Digital Strategist MVP this year, and is one of only five in Australia. It is the second year running that Roland has won this accolade.
Now in its eleventh year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognises individual technology, digital strategy, commerce, and cloud advocates who share their Sitecore passion and expertise to offer positive customer experiences that drive business results. The Sitecore MVP Award recognises the most active Sitecore experts from around the world who participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge with other Sitecore partners and customers.
“Oakton helps organisations transform and lead as digital businesses, by becoming smarter, faster and data driven, and embedding exceptional customer and employee experience at the core.” said Neil Wilson, CEO, Oakton. “Roland’s award is great recognition of his expertise in joining the dots between outcomes that businesses are looking for, and the technology that can make it possible. This award underlines Oakton’s continued commitment to delivering great experiences for our clients – and their customers and their employees – as they execute their digital transformation strategies.”
Oakton is one of just four Platinum implementation partners for Sitecore in Australia, and works with clients across different industries nationally to help them realise the significant benefits that Sitecore offers.
“The Sitecore MVP awards recognise and honour those who make substantial contributions to our loyal community of partners and customers,” said Pieter Brinkman, Director of Developer and Platform Evangelism, Sitecore. “MVPs consistently set a standard of excellence by delivering technical chops, enthusiasm and a commitment to giving back to the Sitecore community. They truly understand and deliver on the power of the Sitecore Experience Platform to create contextualized brand experiences for their consumers, driving revenue and loyalty for life.”
Sitecore’s experience platform combines web content management, omnichannel digital delivery, customer insight and engagement, and strategic digital marketing tools into a single, unified platform. The platform is incredibly easy to use, capturing every minute interaction—and intention—that customers and prospects have with a brand, both on a website and across other online and offline channels. The end-to-end experience technology works behind the scenes to deliver context marketing to individual customers, so that they engage in relevant brand experiences that earn loyalty and achieve business results.
Oakton is one of Australia’s leading technology and business consulting services companies, and a subsidiary of Dimension Data Australia. We help some of Australia’s largest organisations across a range of industry sectors meet their technology and business needs through our flexible, cost-effective and results-driven approach to service delivery. With over 1,000 employees, Oakton has offices in Melbourne, Sydney, Canberra, Brisbane, Perth and Hyderabad (India). To learn more about Oakton please visit www.oakton.com.au
More information can be found about the MVP Program on the Sitecore MVP site: http://www.sitecore.net/mvp