Thomas John of SMITH Wins 2017 Sitecore Most Valuable Professional Award in Commerce

Seattle, WA. February 9, 2017 - SMITH, the leading experiential commerce agency, is pleased to announce that longtime employee Thomas John has been named a “Most Valuable Professional (MVP)” by Sitecore®, the global leader in experience management software.  Thomas is one of only 18 professionals worldwide to be recognized as a Sitecore MVP for Commerce for 2017. Thomas has worked with the Commerce Server platform since 1996.

"The recognition that Sitecore has bestowed on Thomas is reflective of his incredible commitment to the craft of technology and dedication to the clients and community around the platform,” says Tony Steel, CEO of SMITH. “As commerce and content become more critically intertwined, Sitecore’s newly integrated approach to both offers brands a powerful framework for driving revenue."

Now in its eleventh year, Sitecore’s MVP program recognizes individual technology, digital strategy, commerce, and cloud advocates who share their Sitecore passion and expertise to offer positive customer experiences that drive business results. The Sitecore MVP award recognizes the most active Sitecore experts from around the world who participate in online and offline communities to share their knowledge with other Sitecore partners and customers.

"The Sitecore MVP awards recognize and honor those who make substantial contributions to our loyal community of partners and customers,” says Pieter Brinkman, Director of Developer and Platform Evangelism at Sitecore. “MVPs consistently set a standard of excellence by delivering technical chops, enthusiasm, and a commitment to giving back to the Sitecore community. They truly understand and deliver on the power of the Sitecore Experience Platform to create contextualized brand experiences for their consumers, driving revenue and loyalty for life.”


SMITH is a leading experiential commerce (xCom) agency that specializes in helping brands modernize the buying and selling experience for both B2B and B2C customers. SMITH is proud to serve some of the world’s most highly recognized brands, including AT&T, Microsoft, Cansel, Top Golf and CDK Global. The company is headquartered in Seattle and has offices in Portland, Spokane, and Ottawa. Learn more at Follow us on Twitter: @humansofsmith.