Most of these influencer programs get some things right and other aspects laughably wrong. Rather than pick on any one, let’s set up a straw man to point out the biggest sins of corporate influencer programs, as we see it.
Stephen Foskett, founder and principal at Foskett Services, has been recognized by Microsoft and VMware for outstanding contributions to the technical community. The companies today notified him that he has received the MVP and vExpert awards for 2011. This is Foskett’s fourth consecutive Microsoft MVP award, as well as his second VMware vExpert award in a row.