Visual Studio ALM Rangers – Champion Awards 2015


We are pleased to announce the Champion Awards 2015 winners, the “best of the best”, selected by their ALM Ranger peers and communities, for impact over the past 12 months.

It has been a humbling experience to review each of the comments and realize the magnitude of impact these engineers have made to Microsoft and our communities.

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The Visual Studio ALM Rangers team is a model of how Microsoft Product Groups, Services, User Education, Developer Experience and Communities can collaborate together to deliver out of band solutions for missing features and guidance.

It would not be possible without the passion and commitment that you bring to these projects and the communities.

and the winners are …

AWARD

IMPACT CATEGORY

VOTES

WINNER(S)

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Champion of Champions
The brightest star amongst all ALM Rangers we admire and respect.

17.4%

Brian Blackman

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Shining Associate Champion
The shining star amongst new ALM Rangers we admire and respect.

19.4%

Donovan Brown

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Scrum Master Champion

The ALM Ranger who made an impact as a Scrum Master, mentoring, guiding and coaching ALM Ranger teams.

31.1%

Brian Blackman

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Project Lead Champion
The ALM Ranger who made an impact as a Project Lead through transparency, focus and collaboration.

14.8% each

Brian Blackman
John Spinella

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PG Champion
The partner from the product group, who made an impact by nurturing bridges between the Rangers and Product Groups.

14.3%

Charles Sterling

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PO Champion
The partner from the product group, who made an impact as a Product Owner through leadership and ownership of scope and stakeholders.

25% each

Keith Bankston 
Sam Guckenheimer

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Top 933>| (Geek) Champion
The ALM Ranger who made an impact through passion for technologies, solutions and creation of bits and bytes.

19.6%

Gordon Beeming

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Impact WWC Champion
The ALM Ranger who has made an impact on Worldwide Communities.

52%

Hosam Kamel

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Impact PG Champion
The ALM Ranger who has made an impact on Visual Studio Product Group.

27%

Jeff Levinson

Congratulations!

Comments (2)

  1. BlogTroll says:

    Congratulations to all champions and those who were nominated. I want what Brian Blackman is having for breakfast … three awards WOW! Brian remember that the rangers mantra is family>job>rangers, not rangers>job>family!

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