Blogger, traveller, and top social media influencer, Joel has kickstarted more than 50 communities across the world and travelled to over 140 countries in his quest to connect the world and improve humanity through technology. He currently works at Hershey Technologies, the ECM Experts, as the Director of Marketing and Product Strategy. He has worked in the IT industry for over 18 years in a variety of different companies focused on web platforms including internet publishing, intranets, portals, collaboration, social networking, and enterprise search. He was the very first SharePoint administrator and spent seven years at Microsoft, including Sr. Technical Product Manager on the SharePoint team. In the past few years, he was awarded top SharePoint blog and recognized annually since 2012 as a top 25 online influencer in the SharePoint and Office 365 community. You can find his popular technical blog at www.collabshow.com and his travel blog at http://travelingepic.com. Follow him on Twitter @joeloleson.