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Horizontal Digital awarded 14 Sitecore MVPs

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Horizontal Digital awarded 14 Sitecore MVPs

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 – Janaury 31, 2023 – Horizontal Digital, an experience-forward digital consultancy, today announced that 14 team members have been named a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) (Opens in a new tab) by Sitecore®, a global leader in end-to-end digital experience management software. This group of Sitecore experts were among 241 worldwide to be named a Sitecore MVP this year.

Now in it’s 17th year, the MVP program recognizes professionals who actively share their fascination, knowledge and expertise with online and offline Sitecore communities to help them best utilize Sitecore products to deliver premier customer experiences. 

Selected out of more than 16,000 certified developers and over 30,000 active community participants, the 241 MVPs are truly an elite group. This year’s MVPs were selected by a panel of Sitecore employees for the quality, quantity and impact of the contributions they made in 2022, including the sharing of product expertise and advanced knowledge of the Sitecore platform to support both partners and customers. 

“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. Our dedication to technology has been a part of our DNA since we were founded in 2003, and this regonition is a further affirmation of that.” said Sabin Ephrem, 6-time Sitecore MVP and Co-Founder/CEO of Horizontal. 

Horizontal Digital is an award-winning partner with global expertise across the entire Sitecore Platform – including Sitecore Experience Manager, Sitecore Customer Data Platform, Sitecore Order Cloud, Sitecore Content Hub, and Sitecore Send. With this level of expertise, Horizontal can help you not only maximize your Sitecore investment, but also help you create real-time experiences that build relationships in the process.  

Horizontal Digital's list of 2023 MVP's include:

  • Sheetal Jain (11th year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Kiran Patil (11th year) - Technology MVP
  • Sabin Ephrem (6th year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Chris Staley (5th year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Dave Michela (5th year) - Ambassador MVP
  • George Smith  (5th year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Mitch Talbot  (4th year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Arvind Gehlot (4th year) - Technology MVP
  • Anne Norman (3rd year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Yamini Punyavathi Muttevi (2nd year) – Technology MVP
  • Dharmesh Harji (2nd year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Arturo Mendiola (1st year) - Strategy MVP
  • Tom Flint (1st year) - Ambassador MVP
  • Daivagna Nanavati (1st year) - Technology MVP
“We’re pleased that for the seventeenth time we’re honoring experts who have distinguished themselves through their technical acumen and dedication to helping others build great digital experiences,” said Dave O’Flanagan, Sitecore chief product officer. “We continue to be impressed by the passion with which the MVPs share their professional and technical expertise and experience with customers and partners. They’re an invaluable asset to the global Sitecore community, and we’re truly grateful for their unique contributions.”

More information about the MVP Program can be found on the Sitecore MVP site: http://mvp.sitecore.com.

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.


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