Truth is indeed stranger than fiction. I am not making this up – 1) There IS a SharePoint Samurai, and he is quite famous in the SharePoint community. and 2) He DID do some artistic SharePoint Fairy interpretations in PhotoShop:
(CORRECTION: These imges were taken/rendered by Marcy Kellar, not the Samurai. Apologies to Marcy. See more of her work from the SharePoint conference here: https://marcykellarstudio.com/events/spc09 )
The SharePoint Samurai’s name is Michael Gannotti, and he does actually wear his Samurai outfit to conventions. I had not heard of him until recently, but he is quite the presence in the SharePoint scene:
(Click image to visit his impressive site, complete with SharePoint Fairy interview!)
BI and Excel Pros – do we have anything like the Samurai and the Fairy? I think not. The gauntlet has been thrown down by the SharePoint community.
Who among us will take up this challenge?