David Sengupta

David Sengupta is one of the best-known experts in the Microsoft Exchange world. He brings deep messaging and collaboration experience from global business, product management, and Microsoft communities.

David has been a pioneer in the Microsoft Exchange landscape since its inception. Microsoft has awarded him an “Exchange MVP” annually for 14 years for his outstanding leadership to the Exchange marketplace. As one of the longest-serving Exchange MVPs worldwide, he has uniquely had an insider’s seat with the Microsoft Exchange product group, viewing the plans, priorities and development of the product, while at the same time being a voice for over hundreds of millions users worldwide who have adopted Exchange over the past 15 years.

David has hands-on expertise in all markets and technologies touching on Exchange, and has shipped over 50 commercial communications products. His interests are focused on the evolution of electronic communications as an extension of the deep and universal human need to communicate.

In addition to his role as a curator of The Museum of eMail & Digital Communications, David is part of the CTO Office for Quest Software (http://www.quest.com) where he has worked for 10 years. His global role there includes corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, and providing expert insights and guidance to Quest customers, prospective customers, and partners across Europe. He also serves as the Microsoft Exchange Conference Chair for The Experts Conferences (http://www.theexpertsconference.com) in Europe and North America, a 400-level deep technology conference serving industry experts. David is also an accomplished writer and international journalist with the CIoJ in the UK, is Exchange Technical Editor for Windows IT Pro Magazine, and is a member of the Association of Litigation Support Professionals (ALSP). David was also one of the early authors of key portions of the E-discovery Reference Model (EDRM).

David speaks English, German and French, and his family is based in the south of France.