7th

Annual

Expert Awards

Congratulations to the Top Experts of 2010!

The 7th Annual Expert Awards of 2010

The results are in! Congratulations to the top Experts and all of the exceptional people who help make Experts Exchange the #1 technology site in the world. Winners will receive a custom trophy recognizing their achievement.

Expert of the Year

2010

cyberkiwi

6,146,968

Points

The expert who earned the most points across all areas of the site throughout the year. Includes points earned for solutions, videos, articles and testing.
* Included question points only, before 2015.

Rookie of the Year

2010

Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE)

2,047,927

Points

The expert who started off the year with zero points, but ended up earning the most points overall for solutions, articles, videos and testing.

Juggernaut

2010

cyberkiwi

4,185

Answers

The expert who answered the most questions throughout the year.

The Sniper

2010

Gertone (Geert Bormans)

96.88

% Solutions

The expert who had the highest percentage of accepted solutions overall throughout the year. (Changed to The Connoisseur)

The Titan

2010

Mike Lazarus

71.64

% Points

ACT

The expert with the highest percentage of points within a topic, where the topic has at least 400,000 points earned for the year.

The Ally

2010

cyberkiwi

716,766

Assist Points

The expert who earned the most assist points throughout the year.

The Philanthropist

2010

cyberkiwi

70

Questions

The expert with the most accepted solutions on questions worth 100 points or fewer.

The Addict

2010

cyberkiwi

263

Mobile Solutions

The expert with the most solutions from a mobile device. (Changed to The Nomad)

Impact Award

2010

BooMod

This hand-picked award honors the expert who made the biggest contributions to the community.

Author of the Year

2010

Glen Knight

Hand-picked by the Page Editors, this author's articles are not only plentiful, but are considered a valuable resource to the tech community.

Runners-Up

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2010

Here are the top finishers in each category for the 2010 Expert Awards

Expert of the Year

Username Points
cyberkiwi 6,146,968
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 5,163,790
leakim971 3,515,614
Glen Knight 3,419,579
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 3,322,756
Alan Hardisty 3,133,690
Ray Paseur 3,004,651
Patrick Matthews 2,869,182
Raja Jegan R 2,685,931
Darius Ghassem 2,357,708

Rookie of the Year

Username Points
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) 2,047,927
Shreedhar Ette 1,815,977
digitap 1,457,243
sunnyc7 1,257,434
Brad Howe 1,129,114
Bryon H 1,120,967
Mike Thomas 917,283
bgoering 898,770
Krzysztof Pytko 884,083
Dale Fye 811,937

Juggernaut

Username Answers
cyberkiwi 4,185
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 3,231
Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] 2,408
Glen Knight 2,294
leakim971 2,290
Ray Paseur 2,126
Patrick Matthews 2,091
Alan Hardisty 2,081
Raja Jegan R 1,902
Darius Ghassem 1,881

The Sniper

Username % Solutions
Gertone (Geert Bormans) 96.88
jamesbaile 95.24
Antonio Estrada 95.16
Alex Bahar 90.00
irudyk 89.80
JRSCGI 89.19
rascalpants 89.13
Jesse Matlock 88.61
wesgarrison 88.57
ltlbearand3 88.52

The Titan

Username Topic % Points
Mike Lazarus ACT 71.64
Scott Helmers Microsoft Visio 48.85

The Ally

Username Assist Points
cyberkiwi 716,766
Ray Paseur 634,094
nobus 632,917
Darius Ghassem 500,143
Raja Jegan R 450,841
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 442,141
Glen Knight 436,754
Alan Hardisty 429,292
johnb6767 426,588
leakim971 403,215

The Addict

Username Mobile Solutions
cyberkiwi 263
nappy_d 239
p_nuts 107
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 84
MegaNuk3 84
woolmilkporc 70
Rory Archibald 70
roylong 60
coolsport00 55
Jim P. 52
Rajkumar Gs 52

Top Experts

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2010

These are this quarter's top performing experts in the fifty most active topics.

Most active topics are the topics with the most points earned and most page views for the specified time frame.

Exchange

Username Metric results Definition
Glen Knight 2,399,884 Most Points Overall
sunnyc7 1,136,437 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Glen Knight 1,271 Most Answered
Akhater 315,071 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Excel

Username Metric results Definition
Rory Archibald 1,928,232 Most Points Overall
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) 1,748,385 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rory Archibald 1,144 Most Answered
Rory Archibald 236,517 Most Assist Points

Windows Server 2003

Username Metric results Definition
Mike Kline 699,283 Most Points Overall
Krzysztof Pytko 388,118 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Darius Ghassem 267 Most Answered
Darius Ghassem 171,851 Most Assist Points

ASP.NET

Username Metric results Definition
guru_sami 1,260,347 Most Points Overall
masterpass 674,354 Most Points Overall by Rookie
guru_sami 615 Most Answered
guru_sami 119,521 Most Assist Points

Windows XP

Username Metric results Definition
johnb6767 1,303,207 Most Points Overall
Bryon H 269,992 Most Points Overall by Rookie
johnb6767 650 Most Answered
johnb6767 278,544 Most Assist Points

Outlook

Username Metric results Definition
David Lee 1,397,047 Most Points Overall
Shreedhar Ette 332,948 Most Points Overall by Rookie
David Lee 635 Most Answered
David Lee 137,040 Most Assist Points

Windows Server 2008

Username Metric results Definition
Darius Ghassem 1,633,512 Most Points Overall
Krzysztof Pytko 328,145 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Darius Ghassem 794 Most Answered
Darius Ghassem 368,462 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Username Metric results Definition
cyberkiwi 1,741,179 Most Points Overall
Bhavesh Shah 333,706 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Raja Jegan R 658 Most Answered
Raja Jegan R 226,514 Most Assist Points

C#

Username Metric results Definition
Todd Gerbert 511,162 Most Points Overall
kris_per 420,399 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Todd Gerbert 237 Most Answered
Carl Tawn 70,146 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Access

Username Metric results Definition
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 3,367,039 Most Points Overall
Dale Fye 483,870 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) 1,608 Most Answered
DatabaseMX (Joe Anderson - Microsoft Access MVP) 302,522 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
cyberkiwi 1,145,692 Most Points Overall
Adam Menkes 179,164 Most Points Overall by Rookie
cyberkiwi 485 Most Answered
Raja Jegan R 157,086 Most Assist Points

JavaScript

Username Metric results Definition
leakim971 2,210,469 Most Points Overall
StealthyDev 241,475 Most Points Overall by Rookie
leakim971 903 Most Answered
leakim971 235,732 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SharePoint

Username Metric results Definition
zephyr_hex (Megan) 613,280 Most Points Overall
Justin Smith 568,516 Most Points Overall by Rookie
zephyr_hex (Megan) 361 Most Answered
Ted Bouskill 62,635 Most Assist Points

PHP

Username Metric results Definition
Ray Paseur 2,372,480 Most Points Overall
Marco Gasi 273,108 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Ray Paseur 1,261 Most Answered
Ray Paseur 510,057 Most Assist Points

Windows 7

Username Metric results Definition
senad 388,337 Most Points Overall
Bryon H 125,124 Most Points Overall by Rookie
senad 223 Most Answered
senad 117,734 Most Assist Points

SBS

Username Metric results Definition
Rob Williams 1,061,170 Most Points Overall
Cliff Galiher 520,679 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rob Williams 431 Most Answered
Rob Williams 165,615 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic.NET

Username Metric results Definition
CodeCruiser 1,874,788 Most Points Overall
Zhaolai 429,404 Most Points Overall by Rookie
CodeCruiser 701 Most Answered
CodeCruiser 285,463 Most Assist Points

Routers

Username Metric results Definition
Istvan Kalmar 599,614 Most Points Overall
rfc1180 387,338 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Istvan Kalmar 297 Most Answered
Istvan Kalmar 85,224 Most Assist Points

VMware

Username Metric results Definition
coolsport00 1,428,220 Most Points Overall
bgoering 636,774 Most Points Overall by Rookie
coolsport00 892 Most Answered
coolsport00 288,491 Most Assist Points

Active Directory

Username Metric results Definition
Mike Kline 1,701,057 Most Points Overall
Adam Brown 384,273 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike Kline 795 Most Answered
Mike Kline 262,776 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Username Metric results Definition
cyberkiwi 1,221,508 Most Points Overall
AmmarR 176,424 Most Points Overall by Rookie
cyberkiwi 381 Most Answered
cyberkiwi 152,011 Most Assist Points

Oracle Database

Username Metric results Definition
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 907,217 Most Points Overall
sumit2906 83,653 Most Points Overall by Rookie
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 546 Most Answered
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 203,371 Most Assist Points

.NET Programming

Username Metric results Definition
CodeCruiser 448,856 Most Points Overall
Zhaolai 181,696 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike Tomlinson 114 Most Answered
CodeCruiser 71,518 Most Assist Points

Java

Username Metric results Definition
Mick Barry 1,752,023 Most Points Overall
Hegemon 83,282 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mick Barry 904 Most Answered
Mick Barry 338,125 Most Assist Points

CSS

Username Metric results Definition
remorina 578,626 Most Points Overall
R-Byter 73,944 Most Points Overall by Rookie
remorina 276 Most Answered
LZ1 68,926 Most Assist Points

Networking

Username Metric results Definition
giltjr 227,623 Most Points Overall
rfc1180 157,620 Most Points Overall by Rookie
giltjr 49 Most Answered
giltjr 49,526 Most Assist Points

MySQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
cyberkiwi 563,985 Most Points Overall
Andyc75 76,852 Most Points Overall by Rookie
cyberkiwi 228 Most Answered
Ray Paseur 98,181 Most Assist Points

VB Script

Username Metric results Definition
RobSampson 976,076 Most Points Overall
jostrander 275,608 Most Points Overall by Rookie
RobSampson 401 Most Answered
RobSampson 84,568 Most Assist Points

Microsoft IIS Web Server

Username Metric results Definition
Brad Howe 563,527 Most Points Overall
Brad Howe 563,527 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Brad Howe 208 Most Answered
Brad Howe 64,139 Most Assist Points

Query Syntax

Username Metric results Definition
cyberkiwi 1,044,325 Most Points Overall
Bhavesh Shah 145,364 Most Points Overall by Rookie
cyberkiwi 310 Most Answered
cyberkiwi 130,475 Most Assist Points

VPN

Username Metric results Definition
Qlemo 296,094 Most Points Overall
digitap 287,539 Most Points Overall by Rookie
digitap 116 Most Answered
Qlemo 56,571 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic Classic

Username Metric results Definition
nffvrxqgrcfqvvc 296,594 Most Points Overall
Zhaolai 78,107 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nffvrxqgrcfqvvc 136 Most Answered
nffvrxqgrcfqvvc 34,747 Most Assist Points

Crystal Reports

Username Metric results Definition
Mike McCracken 1,852,986 Most Points Overall
JayConverse 238,911 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike McCracken 1,136 Most Answered
Mike McCracken 292,289 Most Assist Points

Delphi

Username Metric results Definition
Emmanuel PASQUIER 636,510 Most Points Overall
aflarin 276,955 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Emmanuel PASQUIER 378 Most Answered
Geert G 64,447 Most Assist Points

HTML

Username Metric results Definition
remorina 480,287 Most Points Overall
Nenad Rajsic 102,723 Most Points Overall by Rookie
scrathcyboy 111 Most Answered
scrathcyboy 93,963 Most Assist Points

ASP

Username Metric results Definition
Om Prakash 228,954 Most Points Overall
Om Prakash 228,954 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Om Prakash 113 Most Answered
Wayne Barron 29,028 Most Assist Points

Cisco

Username Metric results Definition
MikeKane 314,047 Most Points Overall
anoopkmr 139,517 Most Points Overall by Rookie
MikeKane 130 Most Answered
Istvan Kalmar 42,482 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Word

Username Metric results Definition
GrahamSkan 970,679 Most Points Overall
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) 308,637 Most Points Overall by Rookie
GrahamSkan 486 Most Answered
GrahamSkan 105,792 Most Assist Points

Linux

Username Metric results Definition
arnold 391,567 Most Points Overall
santoshmotwani 77,945 Most Points Overall by Rookie
arnold 173 Most Answered
arnold 87,992 Most Assist Points

Apache Web Server

Username Metric results Definition
arober11 324,335 Most Points Overall
Brad Howe 117,224 Most Points Overall by Rookie
arober11 127 Most Answered
arober11 43,895 Most Assist Points

jQuery

Username Metric results Definition
leakim971 655,301 Most Points Overall
StealthyDev 170,867 Most Points Overall by Rookie
leakim971 265 Most Answered
leakim971 69,764 Most Assist Points

Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
nobus 295,465 Most Points Overall
PowerEdgeTech 58,099 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nobus 125 Most Answered
nobus 112,825 Most Assist Points

Citrix

Username Metric results Definition
Carl Webster 450,886 Most Points Overall
basraj 184,644 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Carl Webster 267 Most Answered
Carl Webster 40,632 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Office

Username Metric results Definition
Patrick Matthews 345,080 Most Points Overall
Ingeborg Hawighorst (Microsoft MVP / EE MVE) 275,043 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Patrick Matthews 38 Most Answered
Patrick Matthews 49,352 Most Assist Points

Server Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
David 469,738 Most Points Overall
PowerEdgeTech 284,608 Most Points Overall by Rookie
David 188 Most Answered
andyalder 105,178 Most Assist Points

Windows Vista

Username Metric results Definition
Jackie Man 197,685 Most Points Overall
Bryon H 36,800 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Jackie Man 106 Most Answered
nobus 58,747 Most Assist Points

DNS

Username Metric results Definition
Chris Dent 705,344 Most Points Overall
Mike Thomas 91,431 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Chris Dent 299 Most Answered
Chris Dent 105,927 Most Assist Points