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Glenn Gutmacher
Works at Avanade
Attended Yale University
Lives in Sharon, MA
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New trend in BYOD security: contain the data, not the device (via @CITEworld)
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Faithful version of the Beatles classic by Maxi Priest, plus creative use of horns (a sound that the Beatles wouldn't start sprinkling into recordings occasionally until a few years after)
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My youngest at Virginia sports hall of fame yesterday. Just returned from Norfolk botanical gardens. Amazing how much blooms in February at only 33 degrees Fahrenheit !
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Creative ways of finding great .NET talent for Avanade (i.e., Talent Sourcing Strategist and Search Architect, trainer and offshore team manager for N. America)
  • Avanade
    Talent Sourcing SWAT Lead and Search Architect, 2010 - present
    Founder, 1998 - 2055
  • Microsoft
    Sr. Recruiting Researcher, 2005 - 2008
  • Getronics
    Lead Recruiting Researcher, 2003 - 2005
  • National Association of College Broadcasters / NACB
    Publications Director, 1989 - 1991
  • National Association of College Broadcasters / NACB
    Executive Director / CEO, 1991 - 1993
  • ReadyAbout Interactive
    Project Manager, 2000 - 2002
  • Arbita (formerly JobMachine)
    VP Recruiter Education, 2008 - 2010
  • Community Newspaper Company / TownOnline
    Interactive Product Manager, 1996 - 2000
  • VillageGenie
    VP, 2000 - 2000
  • HBO
    Marketing Assistant, 1987 - 1988
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Sharon, MA
Scotch Plains, NJ - New Haven, CT - Providence, RI - Chicago, IL - Norton, MA
Careers with the #1 Microsoft Gold partner, Avanade - custom Microsoft IT solutions / .NET platform talent sourcing strategist for Avanade; '90s pioneer in Internet recruiting training
Avanade provides permanent, full-time roles for aspiring Microsoft platform-skilled, consulting-ready analysts, developers, PMs and business development executives comfortable with customizing enterprise solutions in: .NET, C#, Application Outsourcing, ASP.Net, ADO.Net, Azure, Biztalk, Cloud, Dynamics AX, Desktop Deployment, Dynamics CRM, Elastic Datacenter Infrastructure, Exchange migrations, LINQ, MOSS, SharePoint, Silverlight, SQL Server, SSAS, SSIS, SSRS, WCF, WinForms, WPF, User Experience / UX

About me:  Got my start in the '90s running the job board for a major newspaper chain, then Internet recruiting sourcing trainer & recruiting competitive intelligence consultant ( before working for leading IT firms like Getronics, Microsoft, and now full-time at Avanade, the world's leading custom IT solutions partner on the .NET platform (co-owned by Accenture and Microsoft, $1B+ revenue, 14,000+ employees, founded in 2000 (see career opportunities at
Bragging rights
- Top 100 Best Places to Work in IT in many trade publications & country/metro area newspapers' annual awards - Avanade ranked among the top 125 training organizations by Training magazine last 3 years in a row - Not just a Microsoft Gold Partner, but more earned MS Gold Competencies than *any* other partner by far; and multiple Microsoft Enterprise Partner of the Year awards annually for most of the last decade - Latest Microsoft technology training & MSFT Certification Training & Vouchers (averaging over $15K per employee annually) - Avanade has more Microsoft MVPs per capita of any large IT consulting firm, and more Windows Azure platform-certified developers than any other MS partner, so you really do learn with the best here - Avanade has deployed more Microsoft Online seats (in the millions) than any other Microsoft partner - 1000+ SharePoint engagements completed, 2,000 SharePoint consultants, #1 in SharePoint certifications - Microsoft’s #1 Dynamics CRM certified partner worldwide: 800 Dynamics CRM consultants globally, 120+ implementations delivered, 100,000+ seats of Dynamics CRM seats deployed - #1 in Dynamics AX certifications worldwide, 450 AX consultants, 100+ AX implementations delivered - 32 elite Microsoft Certified Masters and Architects, largest of any company outside Microsoft itself
  • Yale University
    BA Psychology / Organizational Behavior, 1983 - 1987
  • Scotch Plains Fanwood High School
    General HS Diploma, 1979 - 1983
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