Great News: Chandoo becomes MVP

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excel-mvp-phdI have received 2009 Microsoft MVP Award.

The award is presented for Excel community contributions made in the past and includes a complimentary subscription to MSDN (and or Technet). It is a great feeling to know about this.

I am very thankful to this site and all the things I could learn and share through it. Special thanks to the anonymous MVP for nominating my name.


Hello Awesome...

My name is Chandoo. Thanks for dropping by. My mission is to make you awesome in Excel & your work. I live in Wellington, New Zealand. When I am not F9ing my formulas, I cycle, cook or play lego with my kids. Know more about me.

I hope you enjoyed this article. Visit Excel for Beginner or Advanced Excel pages to learn more or join my online video class to master Excel.

Thank you and see you around.

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30 Responses to “Great News: Chandoo becomes MVP”

  1. arkangel says:

    Congratulations! It's well deserved. 🙂

  2. Bhars says:

    This is amazing. Hearty congratulations and a rocking new year ahead!!!

  3. Frederick says:

    Congrats! I have learnt alot from your site... and the most important is learning how to achieve the most with the simplest concepts.

  4. Harish Chotai says:

    Thanks for the excel calendar. Is it possible to get a simple big fonted calendar printable on an A4 size paper without any distracive notes or visuals? BTW, I have already signed up for your newsletter. With warm regards and
    Gratefully yours
    50+ year old CHarish.

  5. Pankaj Verm says:

    Hey Chandoo,

    Great to hear that. Congratulations! The best new year gift, I would say. Keep it up, u've been doing extraordinary work for the excel users community.


    Pankaj Verma

  6. Amit says:

    Congrats dude... fantastic news!

  7. Rich says:

    congratulations! your site is great, this is well deserved


  8. Arnold says:

    I recently found your site, I visit many. The tips that you provide are in the top 1% of all the sites I visit. Keep on Excelling.

    South Africa

  9. Jorge Camoes says:

    Congratulations, Chandoo! That's a great way to start the year and make the PHD even better.

  10. Jiri Cihar says:

    Congratulations, Chandoo.

    Your site is one of most useful on the net. Happy new year and lot of ideas you will present for us.

  11. Amit Agarwal says:


    Just read your name in an email from Abhishek. Well deserved.

  12. Jon Peltier says:

    Congratulations, and Happy New Year.

  13. Fchaves says:

    Greetings from Rio de Janeiro my friend! You trully deserve it!

    Nive way to start 2009! Keep up the good work!


  14. Santosh says:

    That was quite forseeable , so you have now really got your PhD in excel.
    Anyways Chandoo you have made excel a real Fun doo
    I will like you to write some more on INDEX and MATCH function in near future.

  15. Ketan says:

    @Hey Chandoo ! Congrates....

    Ab to treat mangta hai !

  16. Rajiv Thakur says:

    Well deserved Chandoo!!

  17. Cheryl says:

    Congrat's!! Very well deserved 🙂

  18. azmat says:

    i always browsed mr.excel and used to see MVP writtne below names of people who used to solve queries in excel forum there......i just used to admire as to what they have special in them that they are MVP......

    but now i got my answer...............u deserve it man..........

  19. Chandoo says:

    @All: thanks everyone 🙂

  20. JP says:

    Congratulations Chandoo, nice job!

  21. Subbaraman says:


    A well deserved recognition and a good start to the New Year. Continue your good work.


  22. Vishal Haria says:

    Many Congratulations.
    You deserve a Ph.D. 🙂

  23. Govar says:

    Congrats dude. Rock on!

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  25. Respected sir,

    I am impressed!.... Good job done.. Keep it up...

    Sir, How to be a MVP certified person. What level of knowledge is required for it? send me links if possible.

    Please reply...

    Dipak Khalasi.

  26. Jon Peltier says:

    Dipak -

    The first thing you need to cultivate is the ability to search the web effectively. You could start by Googling "Microsoft MVP". 

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  28. Sumit says:

    Congrats Chandoo!!

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