Hilversum, October 10, 2022 – Xpirit, part of Xebia and an Azure Cloud and DevOps expert, announces that Rocky Lhotka has joined as Vice President of Strategy. With the addition of Rocky, who is both Microsoft Regional Director (RD) and Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Xpirit now has the highest number of Regional Directors within a company worldwide. This significantly strengthens the company’s Microsoft authority position.
Rocky Lhotka is a well-known name in the tech space. He’s been in the business for quite some time, with over 20 years of experience as CTO at Magenic and another ten as Chief Software Architect at Marimer LLC. Lhotka specializes in software architecture, distributed system design, open source, and framework design and implementation. He is also the creator of the widely used CSLA .NET open-source development network and regularly inspires audiences at conferences worldwide.
Five Microsoft Regional Directors at Xpirit
Lhotka is both a Microsoft RD and an MVP. Microsoft enables Regional Directors to provide developers and IT professionals with the most innovative and impactful tools, services, and solutions. Microsoft MVPs are technology, particularly Microsoft products and services, experts who actively share their knowledge with the community. With as many as five Microsoft Regional Directors, Xpirit has a strong connection to the Microsoft community. This is of great value to both Xpirit’s customers and employees.
“We are excited to add someone with Rocky’s experience and proven capabilities to our team. As a company, we want to take the next step and expand globally to increase our impact. We believe Rocky will play an essential role in this. With five Microsoft Regional Directors in our company, which is unique on a global scale, we can call ourselves a Microsoft authority. This reflects positively on Xpirit as a brand, a company with a tremendous amount of knowledge and expertise,” said Esteban Garcia, CEO of Xpirit USA.
Xpirit, part of Xebia, is a fast-growing Microsoft Consulting firm with a mission to be the authority in Azure and DevOps. Xpirit was founded in 2014 and consists of over 100 experts today. Their expertise is amplified by the fact that 19 Microsoft MVPs and 5 Microsoft Regional Directors are part of the Xpirit journey. Xpirit is also the first GitHub Verified Partner in Europe, and part of the Azure Migration and Modernization Program.
Xebia is an IT Consultancy and Software Development Company that has been creating digital leaders across the globe since 2001. With offices on every continent, they help the top 250 companies worldwide embrace innovation, adopt the latest technologies, and implement the most successful business models. To meet every digital demand, Xebia is organized into chapters. These are teams with tremendous knowledge and experience in Agile, DevOps, Data & AI, Cloud, Software Development, Security, Quality Assurance, Low Code, and Microsoft Solutions. In addition to high-quality consulting and state-of-the-art software, Xebia Academy offers the training that modern companies need to work better, smarter, and faster. Today, Xebia continues to expand through a buy and build strategy. Partnering with leading IT companies to gain a greater foothold in the digital space.