Key Excel MVP Web Sites
These are the top Excel web sites we know of for people who
ever been Excel MVPs.
At last count, there were 64 Excel MVPs. Most of these people do not
maintain web sites with extensive Excel help written in English. The following Excel
MVPs are the exception.
Microsoft can drop MVPs for reasons that have nothing to do with the
quality of their web sites or their work. Therefore, this page will list
top Excel web sites for anyone who has ever been an Excel MVP.
Write us to recommend additional Excel MVP sites.
I might as well begin with myself. Based in the Seattle area, I earned
my MBA from the University of Washington. I worked as the CFO for a
variety of small companies, then moved into consulting. I've written
four books about spreadsheets and about 50 articles and columns for
national magazines about finance or spreadsheets. I accept occasional
consulting projects, primarily about Excel dashboard reporting.
Jon Peltier, Peltier Technical Services
Jon earned a Ph.D. in metallurgy from MIT, and a minor in statistics.
He worked for 23 years in R&D and Manufacturing. Based in
Massachusetts, he provides Excel solutions that enhance information
presentation, integrate with other members of Microsoft's Office suite,
and save time through automation. His web site offers extensive
tutorials, primarily about Excel
John, who earned a Ph.D. from the University of Montana, is a well-known computer book author and software developer.
Now based in Tucson, Arizona, he's written about 30 books and about 300
articles and reviews for InfoWorld, PC World, PC/Computing, Windows, and
other magazines that no longer exist. His site offers extensive Excel tutorials.
Chip Pearson, Pearson Software Consulting
A professional Excel developer, he creates workbooks and add-ins
for clients world-wide, primarily in the financial industry. His web
site offers extensive information and advice about Excel.
Dick is the operations manager for an avionics test equipment
manufacturer in Elkhorn, Nebraska. In his blog,
Daily Dose Of Excel, Dick
explores a wide variety of cutting-edge Excel topics.
Offers more than 200 web pages about using Excel macro solutions as building blocks.
He includes usage notes to help users work with Excel spreadsheets.
He also discusses worksheet formulas, VBA macros, backup & recovery, color
palettes, conditional formatting, event macros, Excel newsgroups, response
time considerations, generating HTML, lists of functions and subroutines,
shortcuts, menus/toolbars, etc.
Rob was one of the early Excel gurus. He's been an Excel MVP since 1995. He specializes
financial, accounting, and Executive Information Systems, using Microsoft Office, Visual Basic, and SQL Server. In addition to tips, his web site offers his widely used (and free!)
In addition to Excel,
Tushar consults in Computer Science, Economic Analysis, Quantitative
Analysis, Operations Research, Technology Management, and Finance. His
web site offers extensive Excel samples and solutions.
Andy is a software developer for a data processing bureau based in
London. He was technical reviewer on a couple of books covering Pivot
Tables and What If Analysis. He has also contributed a chapter on
charting to a book of Excel hacks. His web site offers many ideas for
charting and VBA.
Bill is the author of at least eight books about Excel, and he's a regular
guest on TechTV's Call for Help. He is the host of
MrExcel.com, with a knowledge base
of over 188,000 Excel questions and answers.
Debra is a computer consultant in Ontario, Canada, serving local and
international clients. You can find a wide variety of Excel tips and
tutorials, and sample files, on her
Contextures.com web site.
These days, he works for Barclays Capital in London, developing pricing, risk
management, settlement and reporting tools for the trading floor. He's
also the owner of Office Automation Ltd, but no longer accepts
consulting projects. His two sites for
Office Automation and Office
Automation contain many examples of his work, including tools
and utilities to extend Excel's functionality, and many examples of Excel
development techniques. (Why two sites? The first one was hijacked by a
Russian porn site for several years, and he's just got it back.)
Jan Karel Pieterse
From his home in the Netherlands, Jan Karel works as a
fulltime Excel consultant. He develops solutions for customers all over
the world, using Excel and Excel VBA. His Excel articles discuss topics
about spreadsheets and VBA that other sites tend to overlook. His
download page includes one of the most popular (and free) Excel
downloads on the web: the Excel Name Manager, which he developed in
collaboration with Charles Williams.
Ron de Bruin
Ron works for a company that grows chrysanthemums. Excel is his hobby. His website offers
a variety of useful tips, primarily about Excel VBA. He also offers add-ins
including SendMail, Google
EasyFilter, and DataRefiner. He lives in
Monster, in the Netherlands.
Based in Houston, Texas, he has been providing independent contracting services to automate
spreadsheet applications since the inception of VBA. His web site offers
a variety of Excel tips and techniques, primarily using VBA.
Zach lives in Boardman, Oregon, in the heart of Oregon's desert
country along the Columbia River. His
VBA Express web site
has more than 65,000 posts to more than 8,000 threads. If you're looking
for information about VBA, this is a place to come.
Ayush lives in India and works as a Senior Analyst for an international
consulting firm. He has worked in planning, launching new products,
monitoring performance, and reporting on corporate strategy and long term change.