Ruben Nauwelaers is a former Lync Server MVP now working for the Enterprise Communications Global Practice within Microsoft Services. The ECGP, formerly known as the Voice Center of Excellence (CoE), is a global pool of Subject Matter Experts for all things Lync/Skype for Business. As consultant, his primary focus is the European region (Benelux, France, United Kingdom) where he engages with customers to help deliver an optimized, high quality and business integrated Universal Communications solution.
His previous experiences include an Internship at Cisco around IP Telephony, a consultant position around Cisco voice and data technologies at a Belgian integrator and co-founder of a Microsoft Partner focused on Microsoft UC technologies.
Ruben Nauwelaers has been a core member of the Belgian BE-Com user group for several years and for his contributions to the technical communities he received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Award for Lync Server in January 2014. He was a speaker on local events like Techdays, Community Day, ITProceed and various Pro-Lync/BE-Com user group events.