Dr Nitin Paranjape, Chairman and Managing Director, Maestros Mediline Systems Ltd, has been recognised as a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for Office System in 2005.
Paranjape is one of the few in the world who has achieved this feat this year.
Paranjape has won other awards which include the Best Trainer Award by Microsoft in 1999 and Enterprise Solutions Award by Microsoft in 2003.
Each year, Microsoft gives a MVP Award to outstanding members of a Microsoft online developer forum.
The MVP Award is given in recognition of a recipient's technical expertise, spirit of community, and their willingness to help their peers by providing reliable and accurate answers to technical questions about Microsoft products and technologies.
Dr Paranjape is considered to be an 'IT Productivity Guru' for his sessions on highlighting the real value of Office Productivity.
He has conducted a large number of sessions across Asia-Pacific for CEOs, top management, partners, information workers and developers to highlight the benefits of Office. 'Role-based customisation of Office' is an innovative methodology developed by Paranjape and his team to unearth maximum value from Office and related products.
He has conducted more than 500 knowledge transfer sessions covering 6,000+ professionals on various technical and medical topics.