Steef-Jan Wiggers is IT architect/Consultant has over 15 years of experience as a technical lead developer and application architect, specializing in custom applications, enterprise application integration (BizTalk), Web services and Windows Azure. He has experience in architecting, designing, developing, and supporting sophisticated and innovative software using many different Microsoft technologies and products. Steef-Jan is very active in BizTalk community as blogger, Wiki author/editor, forums, writer and public speaker. He has been awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award (2010) for his contributions to the world-wide BizTalk Server community. He has been re-awarded July 2011, July 2012, July 2013, July 2014 and July 2015. Steef-Jan has been elected "MVP of the Year" in 2011 and 2013 by his peers in BizTalk/Integration expertise and Microsoft.

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Steef-Jan shares his knowledge around SOA, Azure AppFabric (ServiceBus) and BizTalk through:

TechNet Wiki

Steef-Jan is member of the TechNet Wiki advisory board.

All Steef-Jan's Wiki articles he authored or co-authored:

Steef-Jan's MVP Profile:

Steef-Jan's MSDN Profile:

WikiNinjas - Official Blog of TechNet Wiki

Steef-Jan has written the following blog posts:


Code Gallery

Steef-Jan has made the following contributions to code gallery:


Books and White Papers



Technical reviewer:

White papers


Technical reviewer:

BizTalk Innovation Day

BizTalk Innovation Day is a one-day event focused purely on Microsoft BizTalk Server related topics that has been conducted in several major European cities since Feb 2011: Nieuwegein (Netherland), Milan (Italy), Stavanger (Norway), London (UK) and Porto (Portugal).

Steef-Jan is member of BizTalk Crew that are responsible to organize this events along with MVP's: Sandro Pereira, Tord Glad Nordahl, Saravana Kumar and Nino Crudele.

You can follow BizTalk Innovation Day through its Facebook page:

You can follow Steef-Jan in the upcoming events:

  • Azure Integration Day in Calgary Canada


BizTalk User Group

Steef-Jan is member of the BizTalk User Group the Netherlands. The board is responsible for organizing meetings that can be attended by anyone with an interest in the Microsoft integration platform. Ranging from BizTalk to Windows Azure BizTalk Services.


Other Contributions

Steef-Jan also contributed to the following projects:



Steef-Jan has the following certifications:

  • MCTS: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006
  • MCTS: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2006 R2
  • MCTS: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2010
  • MCTS: Microsoft BizTalk Server 2013



In Steef-Jan's Twitter account, @SteefJan, he tweets mostly about BizTalk Server, Windows Azure, and SQL Azure:



If you need to contact Steef-Jan contact him through email: SteefJan add msn dot com or link through LinkedIn:

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