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2022 Sitecore MVP

by Horizontal Digital


Horizontal Digital’s Team Members win Sitecore Most Valuable Professional award

Elite distinction awarded for commitment and dedication to the Sitecore community

MINNEAPOLIS — January 31, 2022 —Horizontal Digital, a global digital consultancy that creates greater possibilities between brands and their customers, today announces that 12 members have been honored with Sitecore’s 2022 Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award, an elite group chosen by Sitecore®, the global leader in digital experience management software. Five of the awards came in Sitecore’s Ambassador category, four in the Technology category and three in the Strategy category. 

Recognizing professionals within the Sitecore community who actively apply their talent and expertise to help others best utilize Sitecore products to deliver premier customer experiences, the MVP program is now in its 16th year. Of more than 16,000 certified developers and over 30,000 active community participants, the 235 MVPs are truly an elite group. This year’s MVPs were selected for the quality, quantity and impact of the contributions they made in 2021, including the sharing of product expertise and mastery of the Sitecore platform to support both partners and customers.

Horizontal Digital’s list of 2022 MVP’s include:

  • Sheetal Jain (10th year) – Ambassador MVP
  • Kiran Patil (10th year) – Technology MVP
  • Sabin Ephrem (5th  year) – Ambassador MVP
  • Dave Michela (4th year) – Strategy MVP
  • George Smith (4th  year) – Strategy MVP
  • Mitch Talbot (3rd year) – Ambassador MVP
  • Arvind Gehlot (3rd year) – Technology MVP
  • Anne Norman (2nd year) – Ambassador MVP
  • Khushboo Sorthiya (2nd year) – Technology MVP
  • Robert McGovern (1st year) – Strategy MVP
  • Dharmesh Harji (1st year) – Ambassador MVP
  • Yamini Punyavathi Muttevi  (1st Year) – Technology MVP

As one of a select few globally specialized partners across the entire Sitecore suite, we’re extremely proud of the hard work and dedication our teams put in every day to maintain the status as an elite among the elites — and the MVP award is a further affirmation of that,” said Sabin Ephrem, 5-time Sitecore Ambassador MVP and Co-Founder/Chief Executive Office of Horizontal. “The fact that we won Sitecore’s Global Product Expertise Award, for having the deepest level of platform knowledge and expertise, further affirms the work we do to push the limits of the platform and raise the bar for our clients in their journey to build connected experiences on a composable framework while staying cutting edge with their technology. We appreciate our tight-knit partnership with Sitecore and thank them for acknowledging the efforts of our truly exceptional team this past year and for over 2 decades.”

“The Sitecore community is one of our greatest assets. It’s a highly collaborative environment where members freely share their knowledge and insights across numerous channels and at events,” said Dave O’Flanagan, Sitecore chief product officer. “Sitecore MVPs stand out as community leaders who are dedicated to helping others build greater digital experiences for their organizations and customers. They are an invaluable resource and important part of the Sitecore user experience, for which we are truly grateful.”

More information can be found about the MVP Program on the Sitecore MVP site.

About Horizontal Digital

Horizontal Digital is an experience-forward consultancy that builds exceptional website, mobile, ecommerce and portal experiences that meet customers with the right message at the right moment. We deliver on this promise by fusing every digital touchpoint with customer data from sales, service, ecommerce and marketing programs we design and implement. These connected experiences create and continue conversations for customers across all departments and channels — empowering organizations to build stronger relationships with them in the process. Our unwavering focus on delivering meaningful digital experiences at every touchpoint has allowed us to successfully solve complex challenges for some of the world’s most recognizable brands.
Learn more at www.horizontaldigital.com.

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