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Kelvin Kirby

Technology Associates

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Technology Associates

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Kelvin has led Technology Associates in the deployment of Microsoft related services and technology inc. pre-sales advice, consultancy, implementation, development, training and after sales support for nearly 30 years. Kelvin has been instrumental in driving Technology Associates to become one of the leading Microsoft Solution Providers in EMEA.
Kelvin has over 35 years experience of implementing solutions for global organisations and is widely recognised as one of Europe’s leading consultants on Microsoft PPM/EPM. Kelvin became the world’s first ever Microsoft MVP for Microsoft Project in 1996. Kelvin is a PMP & a PRINCE2 Practitioner.
Kelvin is not only an acknowledged industry expert on Project Management Solutions but is also a leading expert on the Microsoft Partner Channel. As such he consults on an independent basis to both Microsoft and Microsoft Partners in the UK, EMEA and USA.
Before Technology Associates, Kelvin worked for the Rover Group and Jaguar Cars and started his career as a sponsored engineering student with Land Rover in 1979.
Kelvin’s leadership skills were recognised when he was appointed as President of the UK Chapter of IAMCP (International Association of Microsoft Channel Partners) in 2008, followed by his election to the IAMCP EMEA Board in 2009 and the International IAMCP Board the same year. By January 2010 Kelvin had been elected as an Executive Officer of the IAMCP International Board and became Worldwide Treasurer. In October 2011 Kelvin was elected as VP, and became Worldwide President of the IAMCP January 1st 2012.
Kelvin was invited to become a member of the exclusive Microsoft Partner Executive Board in 2010 and is a member of the Microsoft Product Advisory Councils for both Microsoft Pinpoint and the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference where Kelvin has helped to shape the Microsoft WPC conferences in Washington DC (2010), Los Angeles (2011), Toronto (2012), Houston (2013), Washington DC (2014) and Orlando (2015).