The Veeam Vanguard Program is Veeam’s top-level influencer community. This group shares points of view, provides feedback and is committed to mutual success. Experts in the Vanguard program are a combination of many different disciplines, contribution types and advocacy mechanisms yet are each the best in space regarding technical thought leadership for the technical communities in which Veeam exist.
These individuals have been nominated as Veeam Vanguards. A Veeam Vanguard represents our brand to the highest level in many of the different technology communities in which we engage. These individuals are chosen for their acumen, engagement and style in their activities on and offline.
Veeam’s goals of the Vanguard Program:
The Veeam Vanguards have an opportunity to gain the following:
Product Manager for Tech Data and has a Virtualization evangelist since 2002 with focus on VMware and since 2008 Veeam as well. Simply just loves how the technology solves the customers problems.
Virtualization specialist: VMware vSphere, MS Hyper-V, IBM Power VM, Veeam B&R.
Syst. admin, blogger.
Rob Nelson is an IT professional with almost 20 years of experience in the industry, mostly in Security and Operations. When he's not fixing or breaking stuff, you can find him on twitter @rnelson0 or at his blog, rnelson0.com.
Owner at Inside Technologies - Senior Consultant and Trainer. Microsoft MVP for Cloud & Datacenter Management, Veeam Vanguard, Parallels VIPP. Community Lead at WindowServer.it, Azure Community, Veeam User Group Italy.
Brandon is a Global HCI Sr. Solutions Engineer at VMware and has been a VMware vExpert since 2012. Founded Baton Rouge and New Orleans VMUGs. He blogs about virtualization, cloud, storage, and containers at brandonwillmott.com.
IT Director for Cheshire County, New Hampshire, Robert is an electrical engineer with over 40 years experience as a system designer, programmer, trainer, and author.
IT professional since 1996 with server, networking and virtualization experience. Veeam user and Veeam Champion!
Technical Consultant, specialized in backup and disaster recovery. Has over 15 years of experience working as IT professional and is i.a. Certified Veeam Trainer & Architect. His website https:// backitup.online is focused around the VMCE program.
Prior to joining Climb, Makoto held key positions in IT sales and marketing management and brings a wealth of industry experience from his years at Pervasive Software, Red Hat and Blue Coat.
IT professional and overall tech enthusiast living in Ontario, Canada, Toronto VMUG Co-Leader. Mike has presented at VMworld, VMUGs, and various IT conferences, as well as authored "Troubleshooting vSphere Storage".
A managing director for Soeldner Consult GmbH based in Nuremberg, Germany. His company specializes on cloud and virtualization infrastructure based on VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, OpenStack and Amazon AWS technologies.
IT system administrator, IT trainer, IT books writer, blogger at SYSADMIT.com, vExpert
IT Consultant, blogger and speaker located in Vancouver. Allan lives to implement or speak about IT infrastructure whether it be virtualized or bare metal, Production or DR. Regular contributor to #MVPDays.
Over 20 years in IT, focused on Microsoft Virtualisation, Private Cloud and Storage Spaces Direct. Currently working for Rachfahl IT Solutions GmbH Germany as a technical consultat. Veeam VMCE, MCSA Windows Server, MCSE Private Cloud.
Rasmus works in a combined role for Arrow ECS teaching Veeam/VMware and performing consulting work. Obtained many certifications such as Veeam Certified Engineer, Microsoft MCSE: Private Cloud, MCSE: Server Infrastructure, VMware VCP-DCV, VCP-Cloud, VCAP-DCA & VCAP-DCD.
Gary is a sysadmin with over 20 years IT experience covering a large range of technologies such as Windows, Linux, Storage, Virutalisation, Security, networking and many other things. Also a believer in tea being the best problem solver
IT Professional and System Administrator at Sein TIC. VMware vExpert 2015-2016, VCP5-DCV.Virtualization lover, owner and writer of the blog aprendiendoavirtualizar.com
ICT system specialist in server and virtualization, responsible for all vSphere, HCI and cloud infrastructure at Oerlikon Group. Veeam and VMware addicted, hot on certifications. Veeam Vanguard 2017-2018, vExpert 2017-2018, VCA, MCSA, VMCE. Blogger.
Arne is working for Uniserver Internet a Cloud hosting company in the Netherlands. He started to virtualise workloads back in 2005 and loves to automate with Powershell. In his private life he is husband and dad. VCP, VCAP-DCA/DCD, vExpert
Over 18 years in IT and is currently a Principal Technology Strategist @ Elcore Group. Speaker. Veeam User Group Ukraine Leader. MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure. Microsoft MVP Office Servers and Services.
Anoop is a Solution Architect on enterprise device management with more than 17 years of experience. He is Microsoft MVP, Blogger, and Speaker. His main focus is on Device Management technologies like Windows, SCCM Current Branch, Intune , and Hyper-V.
I am a Sr. Cloud Engineer working with Backup and DR as a service.
Technical systems engineer with Climb Inc.,Veeam’s first ProPartner member based in Japan specializing in Virtualization and Database management solutions. He has engaged with many Veeam and VMware implementations in Japan.
Kyle Jenner is an Architect working at Insight UK within the Cloud Architect team with a big involvement in the community. Kyle is a current vExpert, VMware EUC Champion, VMUG Leader, Nutanix NTC and also a co-founder of a AWS User Group in the UK
Cloud Architect focusing on Microsoft Cloud and Virtualization Technology.
Senior Solutions Architect for Proact IT Norway. IT veteran with over 20 years of experience. Veeam VMCE, vExpert 2011-2017, VCAP-DCA/DCD, VMUG Leader, author, podcaster and blogger.
VMware SE / SLED-IA/KS/MO/NE IT "jack of all trades, master of some" KC VMUG (2006-2018), vExpert (2009-2018), VMunderground/OpeningActs (2012-2017), Veeam Vanguard (2016-2018)
Pivot3 SA for HCI, formerly VMware Sr. SE for HCI and IBM XIV Storage Technical Advisor, with 25 years in x86 server deployment and training. VCP-DCV, vExpert, speaker, podcast guest, consultant. Created TinkerTry.com featuring technical articles about efficient virtualization, storage, backup, and more.
Eugene Kashperovetskyi is a Global Solutions Architect, specializing in the cloud and managed services space. His work primarily focuses on assisting Veeam Cloud & Service Provider (VCSP) partners with configuration best practices and optimization of Veeam-powered service delivery, including Backup as a Service (BaaS) and Disaster Recovery as a Service (DRaaS) offerings.
Virtualization technology professional. 11 years ago he built #1 website on virtualization in Russia. Alex runs his own virtualization-focused company VMC. Also, he works as Senior Investment Advisor at VIG Ventures and he is a CEO of Tubalytics.
Josh is a Systems Architect focusing on virtualization and storage solutions working with customers of all sizes. Josh holds two VCP's (DCV & NV) & is a 4 time vExpert. Occasional blogger, twitter addict, taker of naps.
Presales Architect focused on virtualization, hyperconvergence, and data protection. Leads Indianapolis VMware and Veeam User Groups. vExpert and Nutanix Technology Champion. Loves drinking bourbon and running, but not at the same time.
Operations Director and lead architect for a virtualization focused reseller and consultancy practice Computerworld.co.uk. Barry is a blogger, author, podcaster and multiple time vExpert specializing in server virtualization, end user computing and related technologies.
Jorge de la Cruz is Systems Engineer at Veeam. In his blog, which has more than 50,000 monthly visits, he regularly talks about Veeam as well as the latest news about VMware, and other Cloud and Datacentre technologies, virtual labs and how-to articles about virtualization, monitorization, open-source, etc.
Cloud Architect working for Proact Systems A/S in Denmark. Primarily focusing on VMware vRealize Orchestrator, VMware vRealize Automation and Veeam Backup & Replication. He has been recognized as a VMware vExpert in 2014-2017.
IT and Virtualization professional, technology & certification geek and owner of vBrain.info. Presenter at local VMUG meetings. Certifications VCAP-*, VCIX-NV, VMCE, CCP-V, NPP and MCSE. Awards: vExpert 2014-16, Cisco Champion 2015-16
Val is an Senior IT Professional from São Paulo, Brazil with focus on Infrastructure Architecture and Cloud He's the proud Dad of Mariana and João. Blogger, Community Lover and Corintiano. VMware vExpert, VMUG Leader, Host of vBrownbag Brasil
Virtualization Enthusiast, Author of the blog Running-System.com, VCP-DCV, VMUG Austria Leader, #vExpert 2012-2018, #CiscoChampion, #VeeamVanguard 2017/2018
An EUC Consultant at Sigma Solutions, 3x VMware vExpert, VMware EUC Champion, VCP5-DCV, VCP5-DT, Blogger at nigelhickey.com, Dad, Husband, and ex-DJ. Nigel is also the Houston VMUG Leader. NY Rangers & Seattle Seahawks fan.
Principal Technologist/Evangelist for Zettagrid, Australia`s Leading vCloud Air Network SP. 17 years in IT as a consultant/architect for medium to large enterprises on all things server, storage, DR and cloud. VMware vChampion, 4x vExpert
I am a Senior Technical Marketing Architect for VMware in the Storage and Availability Business Unit. Focused primarily on content generation, product enablement and feedback from customers and field to engineering.
Independent @Textrovert, vExpert 2011-18, VMUG Leader #vmugdk. Mother. Wife. Psychotherapist.
Federico is a Storage expert in HPE Tech Marketing. As tech lead in Veeam alliance, he prepares collaterals, speaks at conventions and manages the integration lab. More than 20Y in HPE, EMC, NetApp and Vodafone. In 2017, he relocated from Italy to the US.
Senior Cloud Architect from Norway, focusing his day to day business on anything related to Software-defined, Cloud and datacenter solution. He is also a Microsoft/Veeam/Citrix instructor. Also a Microsoft MVP for Azure
System Engineer with over 10 years IT experience focusing on virtualization | VCIX6-DCV | vExpert 2016-18 | NTC-2018
Technical Lead at BEarena, Australia. Veeam Technical Champion, VMware vChampion & Nutanix Technology Champion. Doing IT right the first time, every time!
Senior Data Center Architect, 5x VMware vExpert, VCAP-DCD, MCITP, blogger at tsmith.co, and Cincinnati VMUG Leader.
Solution Architect and responsible for Cloud services in a Swiss company. Holder of several Certifications such as VMCE, VCP-DCV, VCP-DT and CrossFit enthusiast.
Lai Yoong Seng @ericlaiys also known as "Virtual Lai". MVP Hyper-V (Malaysia), interested in Hyper-V, Azure & System Center.
Chris has worn many hats over 25 years in IT, from consultant to evangelist, manager to leader, executive to CTO, blogger to author of 7 books. In addition to being a proud Vanguard, he´s one of few VMware vExperts since the beginning of the program.
Cameron Fuller is an author, speaker, Microsoft MVP and principal consultant for Catapult Systems.
Cristal is active in the IT Community and is the Co-Founder of TriCon Elite, MVPDays Community Roadshow, and runs #MVPHour. Over the past 18+yrs she has worked on various contracts for the MS Platform teams authoring and reviewing content.
Technologist & Evangelist working for VMware Cloud Services. Lead evangelist for vCloud Air. Over the past twenty years, David has been a successful entrepreneur, architect and business consultant. British but living in warm Austin TX!
Former Veeam SE and a veteran of IT industry. Cycling through different roles like head of IT, business development manager, field SE and now a worldwide freelance trainer and consultant. Experienced with the various aspects of the industry and has found his dream job: sharing his knowledge.
Joep is a seasoned IT professional, with 10+ years’ experience as a Technical Pathfinder, CTO, Tech Marketing and Nutanix tech evangelist.
VMware Certified Design Expert #236 focused on the complete infrastructure stack. Creative Director of the Virtual Design Master Challenge. vExpert, CiscoChampion, NetApp A-Team
Nathan is an IT professional with over 20 years experience in a wide range of environments. These days working with VMware, 3Par and MS infrastructure. Also a keen Office 365 enthusiast looking forward to the new versions of Veeam for Office 365 VMCA.
20 years’ experience of working in the technology market and understanding how new technologies and trends fix difficult business challenges and impact how we will all operate and do business in the future. NetApp A-Team, CRN UK A-List.
Pete is a Sr Tech Marketing Architect at VMware focusing on VVols and vSAN. He can be found speaking at various industry events, on his blog at pedrosarrow.com or geeking out weekly on the vSpeaking Podcast. vExpert 2014-2017.
Florian is a consultant and trainer working for SVA GmbH Germany. He has a strong focus in virtualization and backup infrastructures. VCP-DCV, VCP-DT, VMCE, VMCT, VMCA.
IT and Virtualization consultant, owner of vladan.fr - ESX Virtualization - one of the top independent virtualization blogs. VCAP-DCA/DCD, VCP.
Seiji is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in virtualization and networking. He's an engineer at Meiji Yasuda Life Insurance, Japan's oldest life insurance company. JapanVMUG Co-leader(2017-2020), vExpert(2019-2020) , speaker & Blogger.
Cloud Engineer at Turkcell in Turkey. Focusing on IaaS, DRaaS, BaaS technologies. Blogger, Community Lover. Also VMware vExpert.
Wesley is an Senior IT Professional with over 10 years of experience in virtualization. Love Veeam Products and write about in my blog. He is also vExpert since 2016, MCSA and VCP-DCV.
IT Nerd with 30+ years of experience focused on Microsoft Private and Hybrid Cloud. Carsten is rewarded as Microsoft Cloud & Datacenter Management MVP and Microsoft Azure. He owns a german based SI and organizes the Cloud & Datacenter Conference Germany https://cdc-germany.de
Esteban is an Pre-Sales Engineer & Veeam Certified Instructor, live in Argentine. Veeam Lover, with 12 years of expertise in VMware Certifed Veeam VMCE / VMCET & VMware VCP6-DCV / VCP6-NV / VCP7-DTM. Event Speaker. Ex futsal Soccer Player. Father of Twins.
System Engineer focusing on Virtualization, Storage and Data Protection. Co-Author, VCP-DCV, VMCA, vExpert, Veeam Vanguard. Blogger at Nolabnoparty.com - virtualization and beyond.
Senior Virtual Infrastructure Engineer at Arrow ECS CZ, VCI-Level2, VCIX6-NV/VCIX6-DCV,vExpert12-20,vExpertNSX16-20,vExpertPro19-20.VMUG CZ Leader, VMCT-Mentor, Veeam Certified Architect, TechFieldDay Delegate, co-author book Mastering VMware vSphere 6.5
IT professional with 25+ years of expertise focused on Azure & AWS, Windows, Linux, Virtualization, Storage, and DR. Outside of IT, I am a DJ/MC and a music producer. Proud Veeamer for life and I bleed green! #Vanguard 2017-2020.
Victor is a senior solution architect, VCIX-DCV, Author, Blogger, vExpert 2014 to 2020. In Dell Technologies Proven Professional Knowledge Sharing Competition 2019, his article “Unmatched Availability Solution for VxRail” was selected for publication.
System engineer in the cloud provider. Over the years I have gained extensive knowledge and skills, but now focused on backing up data and storage systems. I spend a lot of time on the community.
Infrastructure and Cloud Consultant specializing in Virtualization, Storage, Data Protection and Data Governance at Monaco Informatique Service - Avangarde (Gold Partner). Veeam VMCE, Author (Editions-ENI.fr) and Speaker. Owner of Original-Network.com.
IT Architect on virtualization, cloud, storage technologies. VMUG IT Co-Founder and board member. Certifications: VCDX-DCV,VCAP-*,VCP-*, MCSA,MCSE,MCITP,CCA,NPP Accreditation: vExpert 2010-2018, NTC, Vanguard. Blogger on vinfrastructure.it
Brad Jervis is a Technology enthusiast with a special focus in the cloud, virtualization and disaster recovery spaces. Currently the leader of the New York City VUG(Veeam User Group), and Senior Cloud Architect at J2, OffsiteDataSync and KeepItSafe.
I am a Microsoft MVP/MCT and Veeam Vanguard, with a passion for Microsoft 365, Veeam and all Cloud-based technologies on an enterprise level.
CTO of Probax - supporting BaaS, DRaaS and AaaS since the early 2000's. Advocate for all Veeam products and leading development of Veeam into our management and automation platform for MSPs. When I’m not working I’m travelling and drinking good scotch.
Mike works as a Solution Architect at Bupa Dental UK, one of the UKs largest dental chains. Having worked with Veeam since 2012, initially as a partner, now as a customer, he is a strong advocate for Veeam as both a product, and a company.
Working with Virtualization for more than 10 years (mainly VMware). vExpert last 3 years. Specialties, Virtualization, Storage, and Backups. Working for Elits and allocated In Germany as a Teach Lead and acting as a Senior ICT Infrastructure Engineer.
Currently working as a Senior Infrastructure Engineer at Advania responsible for infrastructure in hosting division of Advania, passionate about everything in the cloud and finding the right solution for the right job.
Matt is an IT Pro with ~15 years of industry experience. He founded the Southwest Ontario Veeam User Group in 2015 & is always willing to share knowledge. vExpert 2016-2017, VCP-DCV, MCITP, & blogger at 42u.ca
Nicolas is a Technical referee at modern workplace. He is a member of Microsoft community and has been MVP Enterprise Mobility for several years. Just has published a book about Veeam for Office 365. He´s the owner of availability-blog.com and 2 more!
Justin Giardina is the Chief Technology Officer of iland Secure Cloud and oversees all aspects of global technical operations and strategy including design, implementation, and support.
Senior Systems Engineer for Vocus based in Perth WA. Focusing on IaaS, DRaaS, BaaS and just all things Cloud. Busy Dad to two young energetic sons and a big fan of vCloud Director and everything Veeam. Current Veeam Vanguard and VMware vExpert.
Thomas works as a Senior Cloud Advocate at Microsoft. He engages with the global community and customers to share his knowledge and collect feedback to improve the Azure cloud platform. Prior to joining the Azure engineering team (Cloud+AI), he was a Lead Architect and Microsoft MVP.
Piotr is trainer and IT consultant specializing in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware virtualization technologies as well as public cloud. Holder of VMware vExpert 12-18 award and many other certifications, including Microsoft MCSA, MCITP, MCTS and Citrix CCA.
Dave is a Microsoft MVP with over 20 years of experience in the IT industry. Well known as evangelist for Microsoft, Veeam, 5Nine Software. Dave is the founder MVPDays Community Roadshow and Project Data Raft.
Senior Systems Engineer at brightsolid, Dundee, Scotland and co-leader/founder of the UK Veeam User Group. 20+ years experience within the IT industry. Enjoy rugby/gaming in spare time.
Craig is a Technical Director with Outsource Solutions focusing on virtualisation, networking, Veeam and analytics with well over 20 years’ experience in the IT industry. Blogger @ www.craigrodgers.co.uk & Speaker at Veeam User Group UK meetings.
Over 20 years, David has worked in all facets of the technology spectrum and is currently a Cloud Platform Architect based in central North Carolina. David blogs at virtualbonzo.com and when not working, he enjoys photography.
Chris Childerhose works for ThinkOn as a Senior Engineer in Storage, Virtualization & Backups. He has a passion for technology and stays on top of the ever-evolving IT realm. He is a Veeam Vanguard, vExpert, VMCA and VMCE certified.
Technical Presales Consultant for virtualisation specialist TruStack in the North East of England. 14 years’ experience in the IT industry with a focus on virtualisation technologies for the last 10 years. Blog at www.snurf.co.uk
IT professional with 20 years of experience in infrastructure, support, consulting, information security, governance and training in large data center environments and non stop operations in large companies. He is also VMware vExpert and Microsoft MVP Reconnect.
Tobias is a consultant at Bechtle GmbH. Specialized in SLA design and business process mapping. He has a strong focus on backup and multi cloud infrastructures. VMCA, NCIE-SAN, NCIE-BR, IBM - TSM, VCP.
Al is a systems administrator for a services company supporting federal agencies & Fortune 1000 clients. He´s a long-time member of the VMUG community & VMware vExpert. He´s an active volunteer, sharing skills with diverse groups from Power Circle Mentors to children’s orgs or social services.
Wenhua is an expert in Database, Virtualization, SDN field. During 2012 he established the Changingit System Company with partner. They enable to make the costumer’s blue print in new general Datacenter and always serving customers' data centers with VM platform and data protection.
Joaquim is an Architect IT, with over 10 years of experience. He is love hardware, virtualization and backup. It dedicates every possible effort to promote and make sure that the IT communities are always growing. He is also a blogger, VMUG Leader, vExpert and Veeam Vanguard.
Sagi Brody, CTO of Webair, oversees all technical R&D, design, and implementation. An active member of the data center, network, and cloud industry for 20+ years, Sagi volunteers, speaks, and holds board seats for internet education & proliferation organizations including NYNOG & Open-IX.
Specialising in the integration & automation of a broad range of cloud & virtualisation technologies including Veeam, VMware, Fortinet, Dell EMC into multi-tenant web applications. If it has an API, then it's in my wheelhouse. Works at vBridge, a cloud service provider.
Maurice Kevenaar is a System Engineer at INFO located in Amsterdam, NL, Package maintainer and moderator for the Chocolatey Community Repository (CCR), contributor to OSS projects. Creator of Veeam Chocolatey packages and BoxStarter scripts.
Manager at Citrus Consulting, handling Consulting Business of SDDC and EUC portfolio for EMEA & APAC. VMUG Leader & VUG Champion for UAE Region. Certified on VCIX DCV/NSX, Azure & AWS Certified, EMCSA,vExpert 2016-2020, Veeam Vanguard, Blogger at vmarena.com and Event Speaker.
Senior Systems Engineer for DATACOM based in Australia focusing on all things Private Cloud with a main focus on Veeam and VMware. I am a certified Veeam Architect with a passion all things Veeam. I love to travel and play games.
Josh Archer is a Solutions Architect and Veeam certified architect (VMCA) working for cloud service provider, Element Four. He focuses primarily on VMware, Veeam, storage, and cloud solution implementations.
Datacenter and mission critical systems architect, virtualization veteran and trusted advisor. Has been Veeamizing your world since 2008.
IT veteran with over 17 years of expertise in Microsoft technologies, storage, virtualization & networking. Microsoft MVP, a member of the Microsoft Extended Experts Team in Belgium and a DELL TechCenter Rockstar.
Husband, parent, geek, proud West Virginian. Sr. Cloud Architect at OffsiteDataSync and KeepItSafe. Certified as a CCNA, VCP-DCV, VMCE, AWS-SAA & once upon a time a MCSE. Honored to be selected as vExpert and Inaugural Veeam Vanguard.
Systems Administrator for a Civil Engineering company with 20 years of experience in IT. Proud father of three great kids. When Denis is not solving problems, he spends his spare time learning Kung Fu.
vExpert 2013-2015. Enjoys syslog deep dives, and can telepathically sense slow and undersized storage.
Chief Technologist @ Computacenter with over 20 years experience as solution architect focusing on virtualisation and automation technologies. vExpert since the first date. When I'm not working, you may find me on a rugby field.
Senior Systems Engineer with almost 20yrs in the IT industry across multiple business disciplines. 8yr VMware vExpert specializing in BC/DP/DR, storage, infrastructure & systems automation. Guest blogger and various tech cert Study Guide creator.
IT Pro, focusing on cloud computing (IaaS, PaaS and SaaS), identity and access management (IAM) and information security. Advises, designs and implements advanced solutions for both on-premises and cloud-based resources. Also Microsoft MVP.
Senior Cloud and Virtualization Consultant with over 15 years of experience in IT industry. vExpert 2011-2017, and Nutanix NTC 2015-2017. Blogger at patriciocerda.com. VMware Certified Instructor, Veeam VMCT, VCAP-DCA/DCD, VCIX-NV, NPP.
System and Storage Admin with a focus on virtualization, storage, and disaster recovery. A Veeam Certified Engineer with a focus on giving back to the tech community. Over a decade of general IT experience across multiple technologies.
Senior Systems Engineer at Data#3 based in Brisbane, Australia. Rhys specialises in all things Veeam and authors the blog www.rhyshammond.com.
Geek with a virtualization focus by day, Husband/Dad/snowboarding/foodie/music loving/New Englander by night VCP-DCV & vExpert. Former VMUG Leader PowerShell the things. Solve problems and use bullet points.
James is a Senior Consultant, working for Xtravirt focusing on the VMware stack. He can often be found speaking throughout the UK, discussing some of the technology he uses. He is a founding member of the UK Veeam UserGroup.
CTO of CLOUDIO focusing on building efficient BaaS, DRaaS and IaaS solutions. Preben is Veeam Certified Architect, Veeam Certified Trainer, maintainer of github.com/VeeamHub and co-author of the e-book “Best Practices for Veeam Backup and Replication” available at veeambp.com.
Technical Architect working for Lanway CBS Ltd, specialising in the Virtualisation and Networking space, general geek.
Falko is a consultant based in Germany working for SVA GmbH. He has a strong focus on virtualization, data backup, disaster recovery infrastructures and a passion for Microsoft 365 & storage systems. He´s a VMware vExpert & Veeam user group leader in Germany. VCP-DCV, VMCE, VMCA.
20 years in IT working for government and VARs in a big country town called Brisbane. I’m now Head of Technology at Digital Sense. I like things that go in racks and making life easier through smarter process and cool technology applications.
Cloud and DevOps Engineer with a background in traditional data center and virtualization technologies. Current focus on AWS and VMC. Blogger at virtualbonzo.com, vExpert, maker and consumer of delicious BBQ.
Markus is living IT-Pro life more than 10 years as a Consultant, Architect & Systems Engineer. He focuses on virtualization and automation technologies. In addition to his 4th Vanguard nomination in 2020 & the 1st NetApp A-Team nomination in 2019, he´s a 5-time VMware vExpert.
Shane Williford is a Sr. Systems Engineer and has been working in the IT industry for over 20 years across multiple business disciplines. He has been awarded several industry certifications, some of which include Veeam® Certified Architect, VMware Certified Advanced Professional, and AWS Solutions Architect — Associate, just to name a few. He also holds two technology community awards — Veeam Vanguard for the past three years and VMware vExpert for 10 years — for his many contributions, involvements, and interactions with the technology community. He has also authored numerous technology certification study guides over the years, including several VCP-DCV Study Guides.