Advisory Task Force

Naomi Moneypenny

CTO ManyWorlds www.synxi.com

Naomi Moneypenny is Chief Technology Officer at Synxi (a ManyWorlds brand) where she leads the development team for the adaptive recommendations & machine learning engine for SharePoint and other social business systems such as Yammer and Tibbr. She is also responsible for the knowledge infrastructure internally for the organization.

Prior to ManyWorlds, Naomi served as a senior business & IT strategist at the Royal Dutch/Shell Group. Naomi developed advanced business strategies for global business units and worked on overall Shell technology forecasts & knowledge management strategies.

Before moving into the energy industry, Naomi was senior production editor at recognized blue chip business publisher, Euromoney PLC. There, while redesigning processes, she implemented one of Europe’s first Intranets, for which she won the U.K. Director’s Award.
Naomi’s formal education includes a graduate degree in Astrophysics from the University of London, as well as executive programs in strategy and M&A from Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management.

She holds over 30 patents in the area of adaptive systems and is a frequent speaker at international events on enterprise social & collaboration, predictive analytics & business growth from innovative technology.

An active contributor to the SharePoint community, recognized as a Microsoft MVP in Office 365 & one of the Top 25 SharePoint Influencers in 2014.

Speaker at over 30 conferences in 2014 including Microsoft SharePoint Conference (SPC14), Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), European SharePoint Conference, SharePoint Summit Toronto, Dev Intersection & SPS’s.

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