WHAT'S IN THE BOOK?

Transcend boundaries in your career and become a better you! Learn how you can make the difference in your technical community and live an MVP life.

Becoming an MVP is not a career path for everyone, but may be right for you if you are passionate enough and ready to take your career to higher levels. Becoming the Most Valuable Professional in Your Tech Community takes you beyond any vendor’s recognition or award. This journey will shape the path of your professional career as you reach for your goals in the most gratifying ways—truly making a difference in your community.

Most Valuable Professionals, or MVPs, are technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community. They are publicly distinguished by technology vendors including Microsoft, Salesforce, Sitecore, Embarcadero, and several others.

 

SAP refers to them as Champions, Oracle as ACEs, Google as Developer Experts, Amazon (AWS) as Heroes, but the essence of these extraordinary professionals is the same. Their expertise in their vendor’s products combined with their support and contributions to their communities, make them recognized as thought leaders in their field wherever they go.

 

MVPs enjoy exclusive benefits such as early access to products, preferred support, and invitations to exclusive events. They are sought-after conference speakers and represent the most coveted talent among technology companies.

 

Becoming an MVP is not a career path for everyone, but may be right for you if you are passionate enough and ready to take your career to higher levels.

 

Becoming the Most Valuable Professional in Your Tech Community provides you with these essentials for success:

 

  • Core principles and values to incorporate for your MVP journey

  • Ways to communicate the benefits of being an MVP to employers

  • Myths about MVPs, what it takes, and who can be one

  • Common Pitfalls MVP aspirants need to avoid

  • The Four Strategic Pillars that will help you reach your MVP goals

  • Key Steps to in your journey toward your nomination (and renewal)

  • How nomination processes work according to most vendors and what you need to consider before getting nominated

  • Advice on how to make the most of your MVP powers

 

As a bonus, the book includes Take Action! sections for putting what you learn into practice and helping you tailor your own MVP strategy and journey.

 

Becoming the Most Valuable Professional in Your Tech Community takes you beyond any vendor’s recognition or award. This journey will shape the path of your professional career as you reach for your goals in the most gratifying ways—truly making a difference in your community.

 

Pablo Peralta is a tech entrepreneur and retired MVP who loves participating in and creating communities. He has been recognized by Microsoft as a Most Valuable Professional and renewed consecutively for 10 years.