Elite distinction awarded for exceptional contributions to the Sitecore community

Chicago, IL — February 4, 2019 Rightpoint, an independent customer experience agency with technology at its core today announced that in addition to seven repeat honorees, John Schneider, Managing Director, Atlanta has been named a Most Valuable Professional (MVP) in the Ambassador category by Sitecore®, the global leader in digital experience management software. John Schneider was one of only 74 ambassadors worldwide to be named a Sitecore MVP this year.

Now in its 13th year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognizes exceptional professionals from the Sitecore community who actively share their expertise of Sitecore products to advance the future of customer experience and drive organizational change. A distinguished group of 315 Sitecore experts from the more than 12,000 certified developers and more than 20,000 active community participants, Sitecore MVPs’ are awarded for the quality, quantity, and level of impact of the contributions they make by sharing their product expertise and mastery of the Sitecore platform with other Sitecore partners and customers.

“Rightpoint is thrilled to congratulate the new and repeat members of the Sitecore MVP program, including eight members of our team representing almost 30 years of combined Sitecore experience. These type of awards are earned, they are not given,” said Chris Crombie, SVP of Sales and Alliances at Rightpoint. “The recognition is both a testament to our commitment to Sitecore and the commitment we make to our customers. We believe we are delivering some of the most impactful digital marketing, commerce, and strategy-led projects in the entire Sitecore ecosystem. We are a people-first agency and these Sitecore MVPs epitomize the great Sitecore culture that transcends throughout our four walls. I am very proud of these individuals and know that they will provide an incredible service to both Rightpoint clients and the Sitecore community around the world.”

Rightpoint has been a Sitecore partner since 2007 and is one of only a handful of companies in the world to be named a Platinum Implementation Partner. Rightpoint works strategically with Sitecore to create user-focused, platform-based digital experiences by integrating strategy, UX, design, and technology teams that transform the customer experience. For clients in the transactional commerce space, Rightpoint jump starts speed to market using the Spark Commerce accelerator, built on Sitecore Experience Commerce 9. The result is a commerce experience with a highly dynamic, best-in-class shopping experience. With eight Sitecore MVPs, 100+ certified developers on staff, and more than 500 Sitecore implementations in the portfolio, Rightpoint is one of Sitecore’s most experienced partners.

“The Sitecore community is renown as a place where members can easily collaborate and benefit from the vision and technical knowledge of one another,” said Pieter Brinkman, Senior Director of Technical Marketing at Sitecore. “Within this community, MVPs set the standard of excellence for product expertise, enthusiasm, and willingness to donate time and energy to help customers and partners realize the full power of the Sitecore platform. Their passion is instrumental to the ongoing success of the Sitecore ecosystem.”

The Sitecore Experience Platform™ combines web content management, omnichannel digital delivery, insights into customer activity and engagement, and strategic digital marketing tools into a single, unified platform. Sitecore Experience Commerce™ natively integrates content and commerce so brands can fully personalize and individualize the end-to-end shopping experience before, during, and after the transaction. Both platforms capture in real time every minute interaction—and intention—that customers and prospects have with a brand across digital and offline channels. The result is that Sitecore customers are able to use the platform to engage with prospects and customers in a highly personalized manner, earning long-term customer loyalty.

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

About Rightpoint
Rightpoint is an independent customer experience agency with technology at its core. We create impactful digital experiences driven by insight, strategy, design, and technology to help clients succeed at the speed of innovation. Rightpoint serves more than 250 Fortune 1,000 companies and has been named one of Crain's 50 Fastest Growing Companies in Chicago for four consecutive years. Rightpoint is the largest independent agency with 450 employees across 10 offices. For more information, visit rightpoint.com.