Episode 100 with Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper on Future of SharePoint—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In episode 100 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates are joined by Jeff Teper, the Corporate Vice President of SharePoint and OneDrive. They discuss Jeff’s long and influential history with SharePoint and the future of the platform. Former host Jeremy Thake also makes a surprise appearance.

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About Jeff Teper

JeffTeperJeff Teper leads the OneDrive and SharePoint team, which serves hundreds of millions of users and 80 percent of organizations. Jeff joined Microsoft in 1992 to lead corporate developer evangelism for Windows NT. He then served as a group pProgram manager in Microsoft’s Internet Business Unit. In 1998, he led the creation of SharePoint Portal Server, which became one of Microsoft’s fastest-growing businesses exceeding $2 billion in revenues. Jeff next served as corporate vice president for Program Management across Office 365 Services and Servers, which is the foundation of Microsoft’s enterprise cloud leadership. He then led Corporate Strategy supporting Satya Nadella and Amy Hood on Microsoft’s mobile-first/cloud-first transformation and acquisitions. Prior to joining Microsoft, Jeff was vice president for software development for an investment firm in New York. Jeff  holds a Master of Business Administration degree from Harvard Business School and a Bachelor of Science degree in information systems and finance from New York University where he was class valedictorian.

About the hosts

RIchard diZeregaRichard is a software engineer in Microsoft’s Developer Experience (DX) group, where he helps developers and software vendors maximize their use of Microsoft cloud services in Office 365 and Azure. Richard has spent a good portion of the last decade architecting Office-centric solutions, many that span Microsoft’s diverse technology portfolio. He is a passionate technology evangelist and a frequent speaker at worldwide conferences, trainings and events. Richard is highly active in the Office 365 community, popular blogger at aka.ms/richdizz and can be found on Twitter at @richdizz. Richard is born, raised and based in Dallas, TX, but works on a worldwide team based in Redmond. Richard is an avid builder of things (BoT), musician and lightning-fast runner.

ACoatesA Civil Engineer by training and a software developer by profession, Andrew Coates has been a Developer Evangelist at Microsoft since early 2004, teaching, learning and sharing coding techniques. During that time, he’s focused on .Net development on the desktop, in the cloud, on the web, on mobile devices and most recently for Office. Andrew has a number of apps in various stores and generally has far too much fun doing his job to honestly be able to call it work. Andrew lives in Sydney, Australia with his wife and two almost-grown-up children.

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