Bill Baer

Bill Baer

Senior Product Marketing Manager at Microsoft Corporation

Redmond, Washington (Greater Seattle Area)
Computer Software

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Bill Baer's Overview


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Bill Baer's Summary

Bill Baer is a Senior Product Marketing Manager and Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint in the SharePoint product group at Microsoft Corporation in Redmond, Washington; previously a Hewlett-Packard Technology Solutions Group MVP with a background in infrastructure engineering and enterprise deployments of SharePoint Products and Technologies.

Bill Baer has deep industry experience having worked for Apple Computer Corporation, First Data Corporation, Digital Equipment Corporation, Compaq Computer Corporation, Hewlett-Packard, and Microsoft Corporation.

Specialties: Microsoft Office SharePoint Products and Technologies, server architecture, enterprise content management, application development

Bill Baer's Experience

Senior Product Marketing Manager

Microsoft Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

October 2009Present (5 years) Redmond, WA

Technology Architect


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; MSFT; Computer Software industry

November 2005October 2009 (4 years)

Conceive, experiment with, and present architectural approaches for information technology and systems, including software, hardware, and processes, in support of business needs. Design new information technology systems. Ensure architectural integrity and consistency across the entire product.

Technical Projects Lead


Public Company; 10,001+ employees; HPQ; Information Technology and Services industry

June 2000October 2005 (5 years 5 months) Colorado Springs, Colorado Area

Provided expertise for IT infrastructure, application infrastructure, and related services throughout the lifecycle of deals in accordance with constractually established terms, conditions, and established technical standards in addition to providing technical input, solutions, and recommendations to deal pursuit. Engaged in and provided support for transition/transformation efforts in addition to monitoring service delivery compliance to budget, quality standards, and customers, internal businesses, and end user requirements.

Bill Baer's Languages

  • German

Bill Baer's Skills & Expertise

  1. Product Management
  2. Product Marketing
  3. Software Engineering
  4. Systems Engineering
  5. Enterprise Architecture
  6. Information Architecture
  7. C#
  8. Windows PowerShell
  9. Enterprise Content Management
  10. Powershell
  11. Server Architecture
  12. Software Development
  13. SharePoint
  14. Virtualization
  15. Agile Methodologies
  16. Microsoft Technologies
  17. IIS
  18. WCF
  19. Requirements Analysis
  20. Scrum
  21. Business Intelligence
  22. Agile Project Management
  23. Microsoft Office Sharepoint Server
  24. Cloud Computing
  25. Microsoft SQL Server
  26. Enterprise Software
  27. Infrastructure
  28. Information Technology
  29. .NET
  30. Solution Architecture
  31. SaaS
  32. Software Project Management
  33. Integration
  34. Architecture
  35. Web Services
  36. Service Delivery
  37. Software Design
  38. SOA
  39. Visual Studio
  40. Web Applications
  41. System Architecture
  42. Pre-sales
  43. ASP.NET
  44. Go-to-market Strategy
  45. Distributed Systems
  46. Partner Management
  47. Architectures
  48. Professional Services
  49. Windows Azure
  50. Mobile Applications

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Bill Baer's Certifications

  • Microsoft Certified Master for SharePoint 2007

    • Microsoft Corporation
  • SixSigma Green Belt

  • ITIL v3 Foundation

Bill Baer's Publications

  • Professional SharePoint 2010 Administration (Contributing Author)

    • Wiley Publishing, Inc
    • 2010
    Authors: Bill Baer
  • SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Architect's Guidebook

    • Wrox
    • October 25, 2010
    Authors: Bill Baer

    If you're eager to design and architect a successful deployment of SharePoint 2010, then this is the book for you. Packed with real-world experiences and solid processes, this guidebook provides you with everything you need to perform for designing and architecting enterprise portal services. Helpful examples examine the common design issues affecting SharePoint 2010 environments that can cause deployments to fail so you can learn what to avoid. Plus, key development and deployment issues are covered from an architecture perspective and backup and disaster recovery planning are described at length.

    Details the skills and attributes necessary in order to design and architect successful SharePoint 2010 deployments
    Provides real-world scenarios and helpful examples of various types of enterprise portal services
    Discusses corporate Intranet service, enterprise content management, team collaboration services, enterprise search service, and more
    Addresses marketing your SharePoint 2010 solution to users to ensure they are aware of the services you provide
    With SharePoint 2010 Enterprise Architect’s Guidebook, you'll quickly discover the requirements for designing a successful SharePoint 2010 deployment.

  • Best practices for people and profiles (SharePoint Server 2010)

    • Microsoft TechNet
    • August 11, 2011
    Authors: Bill Baer, Chris Gideon, Steve Peschka, Yancho Yanev, Siva Subbiah, Spencer Harbar, Sheyi Adenouga, Joe McTaggart, Jon Rosenberg

Bill Baer's Education

Bill Baer's Additional Information


sharepoint, microsoft office sharepoint server, office sharepoint server, moss, windows sharepoint services, wss, collaboration, ecm, enterprise content management, wcm, web content management, enterprise, capacity planning, governance, development

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Honors and Awards:

SixSigma, Microsoft Certified Master, MCSE, MCP, MOF, ITIL, MVP (Hewlett-Packard, Technology Solutions Group), Engineering Excellence (Microsoft Corporation)

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