Mike Smith
Senior Technical Instructor

Mike is a Senior Technical Instructor with MAX Technical Training and a self-proclaimed "computer nut" since 1980. He has worn many IT hats over the last thirty years including business owner, developer, technical writer, book author, trainer, DBA and consultant. Mike was an MVP for 12 years; he is also a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) with many other MC* certifications. He specializes in Azure, SharePoint, SQL Server and .NET and web development.

MVP candidates are rigorously evaluated for their technical expertise, community leadership, and voluntary community contributions from the previous year. They come from more than 90 countries, speak over 40 different languages, and are awarded in more than 90 Microsoft technologies. Together, they answer more than 10 million questions a year!

ke’s blog – Mike Smith’s Tech Training Notes SharePoint, PowerShell and .NET

Areas of Expertise

  • SharePoint administration, development and governance
  • .NET web development
  • Azure
  • PowerShell
  • SQL Server
  • Power BI
  • Angular
  • Web API
  • MVC

Representative Courses Taught

SharePoint, .NET, ASP.NET, Entity Framework, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SQL Server, Azure, PowerShell, Power BI

Years of Experience in the Field


Real-World Experience

  • Smith/Boehm Associates
  • Microsmith, Inc.
  • Construction Software Technologies
  • Years of consulting


Created Smith/Boehm Associates

Academic Background

University of Cincinnati (aerospace engineering)

Other Interests

SharePoint, .NET, etc.  (no time for anything else!)

SharePoint Courses and Books Authored by Mike Smith


  • SharePoint 2007/2010/2016 Customization for the Site Owner
  • SharePoint 2010 Security for the Site Owner
  • SharePoint Calculated Columns and Validation Formulas


Courseware author - 11 in the Microsoft Community Courseware collection and 160 since my first DOS course!


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