10th

Annual

Expert Awards

Congratulations to the Top Experts of 2013!

The 10th Annual Expert Awards of 2013

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

2013

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)

3,913,986

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

2013

PortletPaul

2,003,471

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

2013

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)

2,606

Answers

The expert who answered the most questions throughout the year.

The Sniper

2013

Geert Bormans

95.02

% Solutions

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

The Titan

2013

mlmcc

52.92

% Points

Crystal Reports

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

2013

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)

630,582

Assist Points

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

The Addict

2013

Rainer Jeschor

509

Mobile Solutions

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

The Scribe

2013

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)

466,647

Points

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

Impact Award

2013

Mark Wills

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

Author of the Year

2013

Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2)

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 2013

Here are the top finishers in each category for the 2013 Expert Awards

Expert of the Year

Username Points
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 3,913,986
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 2,706,607
Ray Paseur 2,689,527
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 2,252,316
Dave Baldwin 2,235,781
PortletPaul 2,003,471
John Hurst 1,875,626
David Johnson, CD, MVP 1,812,910
Rainer Jeschor 1,759,844
leakim971 1,702,699

Rookie of the Year

Username Points
PortletPaul 2,003,471
aadih 900,857
Haresh Nikumbh 779,522
Nick Rhode 661,229
Skyler Kincaid 389,908
chaau 360,490
Emmanuel Adebayo 340,627
Patrick Bogers 305,397
BlueCompute 304,782
Mahesh 294,755

The Sniper

Username % Solutions
Geert Bormans 95.02
Robert Schutt 92.60
oBdA 91.44
woolmilkporc 89.17
dpearson 86.57
btan 85.41
RobSampson 85.40
girionis 84.64
Subsun 84.17
NBVC 82.59

The Titan

Username Topic % Points
mlmcc Crystal Reports 52.92
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) VMware 52.90
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) Virtualization 43.19
Sjef Bosman Lotus IBM 43.05
Sinisa Vuk Delphi 37.03
_agx_ ColdFusion Language 34.70
JSRWilson Microsoft PowerPoint 32.56
jkr C++ 32.20
Scott Fell,  EE MVE Internet Marketing 31.16
Subsun Powershell 29.87

The Ally

Username Assist Points
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 630,582
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 584,389
Ray Paseur 518,629
Dave Baldwin 482,524
nobus 410,224
John Hurst 406,054
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 396,753
David Johnson, CD, MVP 394,617
PortletPaul 327,547
rindi 300,871

The Scribe

Username Points
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 466,647
Ray Paseur 284,455
DanRollins 186,220
Joe Winograd, EE MVE 2015&2016 52,845
pgnatyuk 50,020
DrDamnit 49,452
younghv 48,156
Jim Horn 45,564
Joseph Moody 41,310
ValentinoV 40,924

Top Experts

Front Runners for 4th Quarter of 2013

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
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 1,922,029 Most Points Overall
Nick Rhode 223,306 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 1,392 Most Answered
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 421,910 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Excel

Username Metric results Definition
byundt 1,138,682 Most Points Overall
Harry Lee 176,896 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 681 Most Answered
byundt 92,535 Most Assist Points

ASP.NET

Username Metric results Definition
guru_sami 674,252 Most Points Overall
Jitendra Patil 100,999 Most Points Overall by Rookie
guru_sami 414 Most Answered
guru_sami 49,554 Most Assist Points

Windows Server 2008

Username Metric results Definition
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 451,389 Most Points Overall
Haresh Nikumbh 185,429 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 307 Most Answered
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 82,659 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
PortletPaul 787,750 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 787,750 Most Points Overall by Rookie
PortletPaul 573 Most Answered
PortletPaul 134,875 Most Assist Points

Windows Server 2003

Username Metric results Definition
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 145,755 Most Points Overall
VirastaR 58,871 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike Kline 119 Most Answered
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 44,412 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Access

Username Metric results Definition
mbizup 1,335,384 Most Points Overall
chaau 78,853 Most Points Overall by Rookie
mbizup 852 Most Answered
mbizup 140,364 Most Assist Points

Outlook

Username Metric results Definition
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 737,287 Most Points Overall
Nick Rhode 118,203 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 483 Most Answered
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 142,317 Most Assist Points

C#

Username Metric results Definition
käµfm³d   👽 655,796 Most Points Overall
Jitendra Patil 32,093 Most Points Overall by Rookie
käµfm³d   👽 445 Most Answered
käµfm³d   👽 89,950 Most Assist Points

PHP

Username Metric results Definition
Ray Paseur 2,495,105 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 67,200 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Ray Paseur 1,778 Most Answered
Ray Paseur 475,812 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic.NET

Username Metric results Definition
CodeCruiser 1,291,078 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 27,901 Most Points Overall by Rookie
CodeCruiser 763 Most Answered
CodeCruiser 118,375 Most Assist Points

JavaScript

Username Metric results Definition
leakim971 1,216,977 Most Points Overall
jagzviruz 30,700 Most Points Overall by Rookie
leakim971 691 Most Answered
leakim971 98,147 Most Assist Points

Windows XP

Username Metric results Definition
nobus 145,253 Most Points Overall
aadih 32,505 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nobus 164 Most Answered
nobus 52,390 Most Assist Points

Windows 7

Username Metric results Definition
jcimarron 456,615 Most Points Overall
aadih 179,258 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nobus 417 Most Answered
nobus 135,108 Most Assist Points

Active Directory

Username Metric results Definition
Mike Kline 609,421 Most Points Overall
Mahesh 81,007 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Mike Kline 503 Most Answered
Mike Kline 131,544 Most Assist Points

SBS

Username Metric results Definition
Cliff Galiher 480,640 Most Points Overall
BlueCompute 77,813 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Cliff Galiher 320 Most Answered
Cliff Galiher 59,513 Most Assist Points

.NET Programming

Username Metric results Definition
käµfm³d   👽 657,591 Most Points Overall
Jitendra Patil 39,757 Most Points Overall by Rookie
käµfm³d   👽 442 Most Answered
käµfm³d   👽 77,424 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Legacy OS

Username Metric results Definition
arnold 290,933 Most Points Overall
aadih 118,560 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nobus 242 Most Answered
nobus 67,009 Most Assist Points

Oracle Database

Username Metric results Definition
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 1,417,083 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 291,751 Most Points Overall by Rookie
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 963 Most Answered
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 213,924 Most Assist Points

VMware

Username Metric results Definition
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 3,439,924 Most Points Overall
rjanowsky 54,105 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 2,281 Most Answered
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 542,799 Most Assist Points

Networking

Username Metric results Definition
giltjr 282,742 Most Points Overall
naderz 32,172 Most Points Overall by Rookie
giltjr 207 Most Answered
giltjr 67,450 Most Assist Points

Java

Username Metric results Definition
mccarl 625,401 Most Points Overall
GuruJava 42,616 Most Points Overall by Rookie
CEHJ 432 Most Answered
CEHJ 83,819 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server 2008

Username Metric results Definition
PortletPaul 724,961 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 724,961 Most Points Overall by Rookie
PortletPaul 535 Most Answered
PortletPaul 122,991 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SQL Server 2005

Username Metric results Definition
PortletPaul 289,322 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 289,322 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Scott Pletcher 214 Most Answered
PortletPaul 55,265 Most Assist Points

Routers

Username Metric results Definition
Craig Beck 202,626 Most Points Overall
naderz 129,520 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Craig Beck 146 Most Answered
Craig Beck 43,507 Most Assist Points

Visual Basic Classic

Username Metric results Definition
Martin Liss 232,742 Most Points Overall
Harry Lee 13,000 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Martin Liss 146 Most Answered
Martin Liss 24,792 Most Assist Points

Linux

Username Metric results Definition
woolmilkporc 585,821 Most Points Overall
Daniel Helgenberger 93,421 Most Points Overall by Rookie
woolmilkporc 356 Most Answered
Mazdajai 85,068 Most Assist Points

Microsoft SharePoint

Username Metric results Definition
Rainer Jeschor 1,186,723 Most Points Overall
Haresh Nikumbh 28,850 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rainer Jeschor 653 Most Answered
Rainer Jeschor 68,234 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Applications

Username Metric results Definition
byundt 193,683 Most Points Overall
Haresh Nikumbh 41,852 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 116 Most Answered
Manpreet SIngh Khatra 17,630 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Office

Username Metric results Definition
byundt 330,045 Most Points Overall
aadih 47,981 Most Points Overall by Rookie
byundt 195 Most Answered
John Hurst 35,022 Most Assist Points

MySQL Server

Username Metric results Definition
Ray Paseur 505,901 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 233,069 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Ray Paseur 356 Most Answered
Ray Paseur 93,881 Most Assist Points

VB Script

Username Metric results Definition
RobSampson 410,746 Most Points Overall
BT15 21,000 Most Points Overall by Rookie
RobSampson 221 Most Answered
RobSampson 29,957 Most Assist Points

Storage

Username Metric results Definition
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 385,778 Most Points Overall
Haresh Nikumbh 15,650 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 264 Most Answered
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 77,985 Most Assist Points

HTML

Username Metric results Definition
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 501,525 Most Points Overall
nickinthooz 17,520 Most Points Overall by Rookie
COBOLdinosaur 371 Most Answered
COBOLdinosaur 102,540 Most Assist Points

Microsoft IIS Web Server

Username Metric results Definition
David Johnson, CD, MVP 109,970 Most Points Overall
Emmanuel Adebayo 57,128 Most Points Overall by Rookie
David Johnson, CD, MVP 68 Most Answered
David Johnson, CD, MVP 12,180 Most Assist Points

Server Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
andyalder 429,846 Most Points Overall
Haresh Nikumbh 18,586 Most Points Overall by Rookie
andyalder 334 Most Answered
andyalder 92,258 Most Assist Points

Hardware

Username Metric results Definition
nobus 169,050 Most Points Overall
Nick Rhode 12,396 Most Points Overall by Rookie
nobus 209 Most Answered
nobus 75,734 Most Assist Points

Programming

Username Metric results Definition
TommySzalapski 139,855 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 21,054 Most Points Overall by Rookie
TommySzalapski 90 Most Answered
TommySzalapski 13,758 Most Assist Points

Microsoft Server OS

Username Metric results Definition
David Johnson, CD, MVP 152,710 Most Points Overall
BlueCompute 52,471 Most Points Overall by Rookie
David Johnson, CD, MVP 115 Most Answered
David Johnson, CD, MVP 41,872 Most Assist Points

Query Syntax

Username Metric results Definition
PortletPaul 579,805 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 579,805 Most Points Overall by Rookie
PortletPaul 417 Most Answered
PortletPaul 102,626 Most Assist Points

CSS

Username Metric results Definition
COBOLdinosaur 459,728 Most Points Overall
nickinthooz 27,364 Most Points Overall by Rookie
COBOLdinosaur 356 Most Answered
COBOLdinosaur 94,237 Most Assist Points

ASP

Username Metric results Definition
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 408,813 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 14,200 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 257 Most Answered
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 65,519 Most Assist Points

Windows Networking

Username Metric results Definition
Rob Williams 114,315 Most Points Overall
BlueCompute 22,943 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Rob Williams 77 Most Answered
Rob Williams 18,209 Most Assist Points

Crystal Reports

Username Metric results Definition
mlmcc 992,723 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 15,356 Most Points Overall by Rookie
mlmcc 634 Most Answered
mlmcc 136,268 Most Assist Points

Storage Software

Username Metric results Definition
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 176,952 Most Points Overall
Haresh Nikumbh 71,267 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 119 Most Answered
Andrew Hancock (VMware vExpert / EE MVE^2) 24,158 Most Assist Points

Web Development

Username Metric results Definition
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 445,749 Most Points Overall
aadih 10,443 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 312 Most Answered
Scott Fell,  EE MVE 89,809 Most Assist Points

Databases

Username Metric results Definition
PortletPaul 132,513 Most Points Overall
PortletPaul 132,513 Most Points Overall by Rookie
PortletPaul 88 Most Answered
slightwv (䄆 Netminder) 22,797 Most Assist Points

Hardware Firewalls

Username Metric results Definition
Blue Street Tech 298,906 Most Points Overall
naderz 34,336 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Blue Street Tech 157 Most Answered
Blue Street Tech 32,432 Most Assist Points

Cisco

Username Metric results Definition
Marius Gunnerud 156,120 Most Points Overall
naderz 33,736 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Marius Gunnerud 113 Most Answered
Marius Gunnerud 30,734 Most Assist Points

Switches / Hubs

Username Metric results Definition
Craig Beck 195,041 Most Points Overall
naderz 44,244 Most Points Overall by Rookie
Don Johnston 139 Most Answered
Don Johnston 45,199 Most Assist Points