March 07, 2018 by Hedgehog

Sitecore MVP Spotlight: Sean Holmesby

Sean Holmesby is a Solutions Architect at Hedgehog, and a Sitecore MVP who has been developing on the Sitecore platform since 2010. This is Sean's fifth year as an MVP. We sat down with Sean to discuss soup, selfies and football! 

What Sitecore accomplishment are you most proud of?
Creating the #SitecoreSelfie music video.

What Sitecore event will you never forget?
SUGCON North America in New Orleans.

What is your favorite Sitecore memory?
Upgrading a client from 6.4 to 7.1, with no downtime or content freeze, over a 2 week period across 270 servers.

What is your favorite thing about Sitecore?
The community. So many talented people who are willing to help each other.

What’s the best part of being a Hedgehog?
The fact that I can learn something from every person at the company. There’s such a wealth of knowledge across the board, and everyone can teach you something new.

What was the last book you read?
The FIFA 18 video game manual.

DC or Marvel and why?

Marvel, because Mike Shaw would de-friend me otherwise.

Favorite ice cream flavor?
Coffee with chocolate chips.

What do you want to be when you grow up?
A teenager again, able-bodied and carefree.

What’s the funniest thing that’s happened to you recently?
Hearing my daughter do a fart, and then telling me she did a ‘bum woof’.

What do you work toward in your free time?
Building up my Aussie Rules football club in New York. Eventually Americans will get to know just how awesome the sport is!

If you could choose a last meal what would it be?
10 Lobster Rolls from the Soupman 

Sean is active in the Sitecore community, on Twitter, Slack, and with his work on various open source projects on GitHub. He’s best known for his user group and conference presentations, and for his #SitecoreSelfie music video.  You can follow Sean on Twitter and LinkedIn.

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