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Emt’s chief information security officer honoured

Erdal Ozkaya scoops Microsoft Most Valuable Professional award

Ozkaya says it's an honour to receive this recognition from Microsoft.
Ozkaya says it's an honour to receive this recognition from Microsoft.

Value-added distribution Emt Distribution, has announced that Erdal Ozkaya, chief information security officer (CISO) at the company, has been awarded a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award.

The Microsoft MVP award is an annual award that recognises exceptional technology community leaders worldwide.

Microsoft stated in a statement that: "All of us at Microsoft recognise and appreciate Erdal's extraordinary contributions and want to take this opportunity to share our appreciation with you. MVPs are technology's best and brightest, and we are honoured to welcome Erdal as one of them."

With fewer than 5,000 awardees globally, Microsoft MVPs represent a highly select group of experts, the company added. Microsoft said MVPs are present in over 90 countries and in over 90 Microsoft technologies.

"Being part of Microsoft conferences and user groups for several years has given me a great opportunity to increase my knowledge and understanding of IT, its applications and usage models. It is an honour to be recognised on such a global platform," added Ozkaya.

Mohammad Mobasseri, CEO, Emt Distribution, said: "Erdal is a thorough professional whose work enriches not just our organisation but our customers as well. His contribution to the Microsoft community worldwide has been commendable and we take pride in congratulating him at winning such an award. This recognition supports Emt's vision and will help our company to gain more momentum in the region."