The Annual

Expert Awards

Top Expert Awards

Recognizing experts who consistently exhibit professionalism, leadership, and quality contributions.

The Experts Exchange Fellow title is reserved for select members who demonstrate sustained contributions, industry leadership, and outstanding performance. We will announce the experts being inducted into the Experts Exchange Fellowship during the annual Expert Awards, but unlike other awards, Experts Exchange Fellow is a lifelong status. This title may not be given every year if there are no obvious candidates.

The ideal candidate is a leader in both the tech industry and on EE who:

  • Has actively participated in the CEP (in good standing) for a minimum of 5 years.
  • Demonstrates professionalism and outstanding performance on EE.
  • Acts as an advocate for their area of expertise by participating in industry events and communities.
  • Has significant awards, titles, or accomplishments outside of EE (publications, following, original content, etc.)
  • Promotes Experts Exchange in the larger technology industry.

The Most Valuable Expert award recognizes technology experts who passionately share their knowledge with the community, demonstrate the core values of this platform, and go the extra mile in all aspects of their contributions. This award is based off of nominations by EE users and experts. Multiple MVEs may be awarded each year.

The ideal candidates are experts who:

  • Participate as an active EE member in the CEP (in good standing).
  • Are seen as a subject-matter expert with quality contributions.
  • Demonstrate exceptional levels of professionalism in all interactions with EE users and other experts.
  • Provide EE users with a great experience by taking the time to understand each user’s problem.
  • Uphold the mission and values of EE.

The Expert of the Year award recognizes an expert who helped improve Experts Exchange in the past year through high levels of contributions and participation on site. This award is given to the expert who has achieved the highest levels of participation, while maintaining quality contributions and professionalism.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Participates as an active EE member in the CEP in good standing.
  • Is seen as a subject-matter expert with quality contributions.
  • Holds the highest number of quality contributions and points through:
    • Solutions
    • Assists
    • Views
    • Articles, videos, tutorials
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all interactions with EE users and other experts.

Top Contribution Awards

Recognizing experts who provide the highest levels of contributions and quality engagement.

This award recognizes a member of Experts Exchange who has made outstanding contributions to the community within their first year as a member. The Rookie of the Year is awarded to a new expert who has the highest number of quality contributions.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Became a member within the past 2 calendar years.
  • Participates as an active EE member in the CEP in good standing.
  • Holds the highest number of quality contributions and points through:
    • Solutions
    • Assists
    • Views
    • Articles, videos, tutorials
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all interactions with EE users and other experts.

This award recognizes an author who contributes the highest volume of original works or content. Recipients of this award produce extremely valuable content that prioritizes accuracy, relevancy, and professionalism.

The ideal candidates are experts who:

  • Participates as an active EE member in the CEP (in good standing).
  • Is seen as a subject-matter expert with quality contributions.
  • Holds the highest number of quality contributions and points through articles, videos, and tutorials.
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all interactions with EE users and other experts, including content contributions.

This award recognizes two experts in the top 50 most active topics: a veteran and a rookie. The candidates for this award are the most active in their topic of expertise. Distinguished experts have achieved noteworthy accomplishments on Experts Exchange through high levels of activity.

The ideal candidate is someone who:

  • Participates as an active member in the CEP (in good standing) as a veteran (minimum 3 years) or rookie (minimum 1 year).
  • Is seen as a subject-matter expert with quality contributions.
  • Holds the highest number of quality contributions and points through:
    • Solutions
    • Assists
    • Views
    • Articles, videos, tutorials
  • Demonstrates professionalism in all interactions with EE users and other experts.

16th Annual Expert Awards

The results are in for the 16th Annual Expert Awards! Congratulations to the winners, and thank you to everyone who nominated their favorites. Here’s to another great year!

View the full list of winners!

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