Interview with a Wiki Ninja and PowerShell MVP: Chen V!

Welcome to another Interview with a Wiki Ninja! This one is 5 months in the making!

Chen V is an MVP in PowerShell!

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TechNet Wiki Stats:

  • 153 Articles
  • 773 Edits

Let's get to the interview...

Who are you?

Myself: Chendrayan Venkatesan; people call me Chen V. I work as SharePoint 2010 Admin and Data Center Support Engineer.
I am interested in Microsoft Technologies like SharePoint , Exchange , LYNC - Indeed PowerShell.

I share my learning experience in and in


Where are you, and what do you do?

I am currently residing in Nijmegen, Netherlands. I support SharePoint Applications and Data Center Operations.


What are your specialty technologies?

SharePoint 2010
Windows Server Administration
Data Center.


What are your big projects right now?

At present I am engaged in these Projects:

  • Aligning Data Center as per the Industry standard.
  • Converting old automation process using PowerShell.
  • Re-writing the old PowerShell Scripts in newer versions.
  • Re-aligning Active Directory User Management using PowerShell.



What is TechNet Wiki for? Who is it for?

TechNet Wiki is to Share and explore the technology, this is common for all IT Professionals.

What do you do with TechNet Wiki, and how does that fit into the rest of your job?

I write TechNet Wiki to share my learning and experince. It helps me to get some best practise in the Industry.
One portal to GET what we need.

What is it about TechNet Wiki that interests you?

Sharing is Caring. Learning, Sharing, Collaborating and exploring the technologies under one roof.
Multi Language Portal which reaches people across geography.

What are your favorite Wiki articles you’ve contributed?

My Favourites Wiki Articles are

Solved My Client Requirement:

Nerve Racking Fix in SharePoint 2010

All my wiki's are my favourite because I pick the cases from my day-to-day operations.
What is your favorite Wiki article with a Top 5?

[Something thatI wrote while travelling]


What are the top 5 Wiki articles or areas that need more attention and development?

What could we do differently on TechNet Wiki?

Build a Windows Mobile App for Wiki and Gallery Forum including the below features
    1. Single Sign On
    2. Filters
    3. Search
    4. Points and Rewards

Who has impressed you in the Wiki community, and why?

The below people impressed me by translating, correcting, and updating my wiki's:


Do you have any tips for new Wiki authors?

Try to Share at least 1 Wiki per day. No matters if something is wrong, people around the world will correct us. Learning is a Continuos Process so we can't stop.


Please join me in thanking Chen V for providing so much great content on TechNet Wiki!

And remember to Wiki while you work (and after you work)!!!

   - Ninja Ed

Comments (24)
  1. Hi Chen, and I am so glad to have met you in person this week. Great interview and congratulations.

  2. Saeid Hasani says:

    Nice to know about you Chen!
    Thanks Ed for providing the great interview! 🙂

  3. Chen V says:

    Thanks Richard Mueller. It’s my pleasure to meet you too. I have few plans for TechNet Wiki so I will bother you a lot from now especially in Directory Services. 🙂

  4. Chen V says:

    Thanks Saeid Hasani 🙂

  5. Dipti Chhatrapati says:

    Happy for you Chen – You rocked 🙂 !! Wish you success forever 🙂

  6. kalaivani says:

    super Chen

  7. pituach says:

    congratulations, Great interview, Chen
    Thanks Ed

  8. Vindhya says:


  9. Prasad DVN says:

    Congrats Chen ….proud of your achievement.
    You rock always and all the best for your future achievements.

  10. Shanky_621 says:

    Congratulations Chen and great work

  11. Varun says:

    Awesome!! Congrats on the good work 🙂

  12. Durval Ramos says:

    Chen, It’s a pleasure to know more about you. I’m glad to have helped you!!!

    Ed, great interview.

  13. Aravind Appaji says:

    Good job Chen, keep going!

  14. sekar says:

    super matchi…

  15. devipriya says:

    Fantastic job da Chen i am very happy

  16. sravs says:

    Congrats chen…

  17. This is a great community response! Thanks, everyone!

  18. Congrats and welcome Chen, and great interview Ed 🙂

  19. Thanks for sharing Ed.

  20. Anonymous says:

    Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week.

    First up, the

  21. Anonymous says:

    Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week.

    First up, the

  22. anonymouscommenter says:

    Welcome back for another analysis of contributions to TechNet Wiki over the last week.

    First up, the

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