Dr. Dave Shook Receives Microsoft MVP Award

CHICAGO – MARCH 17, 2022 – Uptake, a leader in industrial intelligence software-as-a-service (SaaS), is pleased to share that Microsoft has named Chief Data Officer Dr. Dave Shook as a Most Valuable Professional (MVP). The MVP award recognizes his contributions to the Microsoft Azure technical community.

“The Microsoft MVP award is an incredible recognition of Dave’s innovation in industrial data analytics and to the value of industrial intelligence enabled by Microsoft Azure,” said Kayne Grau, Chief Executive Officer, Uptake. “I would like to congratulate Dave on this honor and his technical leadership in the field. His work to make industrial data available in the cloud for enterprise analytics is making a significant impact on digital transformation and sustainability.”

The Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) honors technology leaders who share their knowledge and passion with their community over the previous year. MVPs make up a global community of technical experts and community leaders around the world who readily share their deep expertise in Microsoft products and services to help solve real-world problems. Above all, the recognition distinguishes MVPs for their willingness to help out peers in the industry in their work together across Microsoft platforms, products, and solutions.

For more information on Microsoft MVPs, visit: mvp.microsoft.com/en-us


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