Nikita Polyakov to open and describe his history with USF MIS Society, Microsoft Developer Community, networking and how it all led to Tribridge, which would lead up nicely to Doug Blitzer. Doug is a Finance and MIS USF Alumni and is now Director, Talent Strategy and Development, Tribridge Academy. Doug will share his career experience. He will then close up with Tribridge Academy opportunities.
Tribridge is looking to place a good number of new people in our Academy program and Doug and Adrienne are leading that. Adrienne and Doug working with the MIS department and are planning a couple more visits on USF campus this Fall. This would be a great to talk to MIS Society students first for them to have the head start on all the USF students at these opportunities.
Nikita Polyakov is Sr. Technical Consultant at Tribridge in the Dynamics CRM practice. Recently completed his 6th year as Windows Phone Development Microsoft Most Valuable Professional, even received an MVP of the Year award in 2011. A speaker, organizer and a community leader, in 2012 Nikita co-authored a book - Sams Teach Yourself Windows Phone 7 Application Development in 24 Hours.
A success story of Microsoft Student Partner program, Nikita won many awards including of Student Partner the Year for his work at University of South Florida where he passionately shared his knowledge with fellow students. Nikita was a MSDN Academic Alliance Administrator, Web Developer for College or Business. And most notably as the MIS Society President during his time at USF - Nikita moderated a number of MIS Department Career Panels.