Veeam vExperts for 2012
Veeam is proud to have several VMware vExperts on staff. vExperts are selected by VMware in recognition of their contributions to the virtualization and VMware user community. The vExperts at Veeam lend their VMware vSphere expertise to the development and implementation of Veeam’s award-winning products.
vExperts for 2012 include:
Senior System Engineer, Veeam Software
Certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), EMC Proven Professional Technology Architect (EMCTA)
About Henk: IT professional with over 20 years’ industry experience. Specializes in (virtual) data management and backup, restore and archiving technologies; technical sales and pre-sales. Henk lives near Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
LinkedIn: Henk Arts (vExpert)
vExpert Spotlight: VMTN Blog
Solutions Architect, Veeam Software
Certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Advanced Professional-Datacenter Administration (VCAP-DCA), and Advanced Professional-Datacenter Design (VCAP-DCD); Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Technology Specialist in Server Virtualization (MCTS), IT Professional: Enterprise Administrator (MCITP: EA), and Database Administrator (MCDBA); ITIL & Prince2 Foundations
About Chris: IT professional with over 10 years’ industry experience from operations to architecture. Specializes in VMware, troubleshooting, complex solutions design and implementation. Chris lives in Milton Keynes, United Kingdom.
Podcast: Co-host of vSoup
LinkedIn: Chris Dearden
vExpert Spotlight: VMTN Blog
Product Strategy Specialist, Veeam Software
Certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP); Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), IT Professional (MCITP), and Systems Administrator (MCSA)
About Rick: Rick is a respected VMware pundit with extensive virtualization expertise. He is a writer, blogger, former IT infrastructure manager, and host of the Veeam community podcast. Rick lives in Columbus, Ohio USA.
Podcast: Veeam Community Podcast
LinkedIn: Rick Vanover
Solutions Architect Central EMEA, Veeam Software
Certifications: Veeam Most Valuable Professional MVP, Veeam VMSP, Veeam VMTSP, Veeam Sales Professional EMS, VMware vExpert 2012, VMware Technical Sales Professional (VTSP), VMware Sales Professional (VSP), IBM Certified Specialist Open System Storage Solutions, IBM Certified Specialist XIV Storage Systems, IBM Partner Certification for IBM Scale Out Network Attached Storage SONAS, IBM Certified Specialist Storage Networking Solutions, IBM Professional Server Spezialist, IBM eServer Certified Spezialist xSeries, Citrix Certified Administrator (outdated), Citrix MetaFrame Administrator (outdated), IBM Service Authorization (outdated), SuSE Linux Enterprise Administration and some Quality-Management DIN ISO 9001 Certifications.
About Andreas: Andreas Neufert is a virtual environment consultant specializing in high availability and operational optimization for strategic Veeam key accounts and partners. With a 16-year IT infrastructure background, the focus of his career has been consulting and project management of major IT infrastructure projects for public IBM-storage and virtualization-environment customers. As a business development manager, he gained several additional years of experience implementing growth plans and sales concepts for IBM (premier) business partners. Andreas has been leading teams for over 10 years.
Blog: Neufert@Veeam (mostly in German)
LinkedIn: Andreas Neufert
Veeam Sales Engineer
Certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP); Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA), IT professional: Server Administrator (MCITP: SA), Technology Specialist (MCTS); and IBM Certified Specialist: System x High Performance Servers
About Vladimir: Vladimir Eskin has 13 years of IT-sphere experience, especially in the system-integration segment. A Veeam Sales Engineer since 2010, he previously worked on complex infrastructure development and deployment projects for both enterprise and government organizations. Since 2006, his focus has been system integration of virtualization-specific solutions.
LinkedIn: Vladimir Eskin
Territory Manager, Veeam Software
Certifications: VMware Certified Professional (VCP), Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE), VMware Certified Capacity Planner CP, ITIL.
About Warren: Warren has over 14 years of IT experience, with 10 of those years focused on Virtualization. Before joining Veeam in 2008, Warren worked for VMware for 5 years and has extensive knowledge about the virtualization industry, infrastructure stack and partner ecosystem. Recently Warren has moved over to a sales focused role within Veeam, but continues to evangelize the role of virtualization in the Datacenter, Desktop, Mobile and Cloud. Warren lives in South Africa.
LinkedIn: Warren Olivier