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Oct 4, 2018

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Guest Profile
Nick has been working with Dynamics CRM since version 1.0 beta and has been engaged in over 100 enterprise Microsoft Dynamics CRM/365 software implementations from many diverse industry sectors; high technology, government, distribution, wealth management, reinsurance, telecommunications, professional services, non-profit and associations. 

From 2006 to 2013 Nick ran his own CRM consulting company; Ready Business Management Systems Ltd before joining BDO IT Solutions. When not working on Dynamics 365 or Portal projects, Nick spends time with his wife and daughter.  Nick is also a nationally qualified competitive Powerlifter in the Masters 1 - 105kg class and has recently won Bronze in the Ontario Provincial Powerlifting Championships in 2017 and competed at 2018 Canadian National Powerlifting Championships.

In this Episode:

  • Farm Life in Ontario - a dairy farm and the family business to technology
  • The Consultant Path
  • CRM 1 and the beginnings of Nick’s Microsoft journey
  • Potential in Portals
  • Applying experience to a Teaching career
  • Responsibilities of an MVP
  • Promoting yourself as an MVP
  • The MVP Community and benefits of engagement with Microsoft
  • Keeping things in the family

Contact Details



Your Host is Mark Smith – nz365guy
Business Solutions MVP


Music Credit

The Happiness of Larry by radiotimes (c) copyright 2012 Licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial  (3.0) license