All articles with 'excel mvps' Tag

Santa Clara Chronicles [personal]

Published on Apr 27, 2015 in personal
Santa Clara Chronicles [personal]

Note: This is a not an Excel tips post. It is a dairy of one of the most awesome conferences I have ever attended.

I just finished attending PASS Business Analytics conference in Santa Clara (USA) and am now heading back home to India. And it has been one of the most fun, uplifting and educational experiences of my life. I met so many remarkable people in this trip.

Read on for some pics & gossip.

Continue »

How to become an MVP in Excel [case study]

Published on Apr 25, 2014 in personal
How to become an MVP in Excel [case study]

This is the story of Vijay Agarwal, who received MVP Award from Microsoft on 1st of April.

Some of you know that I am a recipient Microsoft MVP award. It is an award Microsoft gives to software community leaders & contributors. Often people ask me, “Chandoo, how do I become an MVP?”. So today I want to tell you how you can become an MVP.

Around first week of April, I got an email from Vijay,
Hi Chandoo,

My self Vijay Agarwal from Delhi and I am a big fan of your site/articles. With blessing of God and inspiration from legends like you, I am pleased to inform you that yesterday evening I have been awarded Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award by Microsoft for my contributions in Excel.

I congratulated him immediately. It is always a pleasure to see people succeed and get recognition for their efforts. I also asked him if he can share his MVP journey to inspire all of us at Chandoo.org. Vijay being an awesome guy, wrote and send it promptly. So here we go.

Continue »

Chandoo.org produces it’s Second MVP.

Published on Oct 10, 2013 in Huis, Posts by Hui
Chandoo.org produces it’s Second MVP.

Chandoo.org produces it’s Second Excel MVP.

Continue »

What would you like to ask John Walkenbach – Famous Excel Author and Guru?

Published on Feb 23, 2009 in blogging, interviews

As promised earlier, here is our next interview. PHD will be interviewing John Walkenbach, prolific Excel author and MVP. Please suggest your questions and help me get a killer interview from John.

Continue »

Great News: Chandoo becomes MVP

Published on Jan 2, 2009 in personal
Great News: Chandoo becomes MVP

I 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.

Continue »

Interview with Charley Kyd on Everyday Excel

Published on Dec 11, 2008 in Learn Excel

As mentioned earlier, I have conducted a small interview with Charley Kyd – an Excel MVP, author of four books and 50+ articles for various national media, owner of exceluser.com and creator of popular products like plug-n-play excel dashboard kit. He sent me the answers almost a week back, but I could push the interview only today due to my travel and settling down stuff. As expected the interview is very entertaining and useful. I hope you like this.

Continue »

Excel Links of the Week – Do you want to run 10k with me edition

Published on Nov 17, 2008 in Learn Excel, personal

It has been almost 9 months since I crossed the 5k running mark for the first time in my life. Running is one of the most enjoyable things I do. I have been running between 5 and 7 kilometers ever since. I wanted to run 10 kilometers and finally I am confident of doing it. […]

Continue »