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Veeam Vanguard

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:

  • Build mindshare of technical thought leaders
  • Gain feedback and insight on topics related to Veeam technologies
  • Provide opportunities for growth

The Veeam Vanguards have an opportunity to gain the following:

  • Access to Veeam Product teams
  • A forum to provide feedback and perspective
  • Sharing of unique perspectives in the industry and exclusive networking opportunities
Michael Berg

Michael Berg

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.

Victor Konovalov

Victor Konovalov

Virtualization specialist: VMware vSphere, MS Hyper-V, IBM Power VM, Veeam B&R.

Andrey Vakhitov

Andrey Vakhitov

Syst. admin, blogger.

Rob Nelson

Rob Nelson

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.

Silvio Di Benedetto

Silvio Di Benedetto

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 Willmott

Brandon Willmott

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.

Robert L. Hummel

Robert L. Hummel

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.

Shawn Cannon

Shawn Cannon

IT professional since 1996 with server, networking and virtualization experience. Veeam user and Veeam Champion!

Bart Pellegrino

Bart Pellegrino

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.

Makoto Kawakami

Makoto Kawakami

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.

Mike Preston

Mike Preston

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".

Jens Söldner

Jens Söldner

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.

Xavier Genestos

Xavier Genestos

IT system administrator, IT trainer, IT books writer, blogger at SYSADMIT.com, vExpert

Allan Rafuse

Allan Rafuse

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.

Petra Lipp

Petra Lipp

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 Haslund

Rasmus Haslund

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 Williams

Gary Williams

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

Gorka Izquierdo

Gorka Izquierdo

IT Professional and System Administrator at Sein TIC. VMware vExpert 2015-2016, VCP5-DCV.Virtualization lover, owner and writer of the blog aprendiendoavirtualizar.com

Karl Widmer

Karl Widmer

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 Fokkema

Arne Fokkema

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

Anatoliy Bakal

Anatoliy Bakal

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 C Nair

Anoop C Nair

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.

Jesse Anderson

Jesse Anderson

I am a Sr. Cloud Engineer working with Backup and DR as a service.

Yukinobu Asami

Yukinobu Asami

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

Kyle Jenner

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

Thomas Maurer

Thomas Maurer

Cloud Architect focusing on Microsoft Cloud and Virtualization Technology.

Christian Mohn

Christian Mohn

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.

Jim Millard

Jim Millard

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)

Paul Braren

Paul Braren

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

Eugene Kashperovetskyi

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.

Alex Samoylenko

Alex Samoylenko

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 De Jong

Josh De Jong

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.

Ken Nalbone

Ken Nalbone

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.

Barry Coombs

Barry Coombs

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

Jorge de la Cruz

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.

Mads Fog

Mads Fog

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.

Manfred Hofer

Manfred Hofer

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

Valdecir Carvalho

Valdecir Carvalho

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

Andreas Lesslhumer

Andreas Lesslhumer

Virtualization Enthusiast, Author of the blog Running-System.com, VCP-DCV, VMUG Austria Leader, #vExpert 2012-2018, #CiscoChampion, #VeeamVanguard 2017/2018

Nigel Hickey

Nigel Hickey

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.

Luke Brown

Luke Brown

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

Myles Gray

Myles Gray

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.

Liselotte Foverskov

Liselotte Foverskov

Independent @Textrovert, vExpert 2011-18, VMUG Leader #vmugdk. Mother. Wife. Psychotherapist.

Federico Venier

Federico Venier

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.

Marius Sandbu

Marius Sandbu

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

Bilel Kammoun

Bilel Kammoun

System Engineer with over 10 years IT experience focusing on virtualization | VCIX6-DCV | vExpert 2016-18 | NTC-2018

Darryl Crossley

Darryl Crossley

Technical Lead at BEarena, Australia. Veeam Technical Champion, VMware vChampion & Nutanix Technology Champion. Doing IT right the first time, every time!

Tim Smith

Tim Smith

Senior Data Center Architect, 5x VMware vExpert, VCAP-DCD, MCITP, blogger at tsmith.co, and Cincinnati VMUG Leader.

Patrice Singy

Patrice Singy

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

Lai Yoong Seng

Lai Yoong Seng @ericlaiys also known as "Virtual Lai". MVP Hyper-V (Malaysia), interested in Hyper-V, Azure & System Center.

Christopher Kusek

Christopher Kusek

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

Cameron Fuller

Cameron Fuller is an author, speaker, Microsoft MVP and principal consultant for Catapult Systems.

Cristal Kawula

Cristal Kawula

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.

David Hill

David Hill

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!

Claus Pfleger

Claus Pfleger

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 Piscaer

Joep Piscaer

Joep is a seasoned IT professional, with 10+ years’ experience as a Technical Pathfinder, CTO, Tech Marketing and Nutanix tech evangelist.

Melissa Palmer

Melissa Palmer

VMware Certified Design Expert #236 focused on the complete infrastructure stack. Creative Director of the Virtual Design Master Challenge. vExpert, CiscoChampion, NetApp A-Team

Carsten Rachfahl

Carsten Rachfahl

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 Prieto

Esteban Prieto

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.

Paolo Valsecchi

Paolo Valsecchi

System Engineer focusing on Virtualization, Storage and Data Protection. Co-Author, VCP-DCV, VMCA, vExpert, Veeam Vanguard. Blogger at Nolabnoparty.com - virtualization and beyond.

Karel Novak

Karel Novak

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

Drew J. Como

Drew J. Como

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 Wu

Victor Wu

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.

Eugene Elizarov

Eugene Elizarov

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.

David Ball

David Ball

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.

Craig Rodgers

Craig Rodgers

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.

Chris Childerhose

Chris Childerhose

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.

Ian Sanderson

Ian Sanderson

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

Paulo Sant´anna

Paulo Sant´anna

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 Gregorius

Tobias Gregorius

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.

Sagi Brody

Sagi Brody

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.

Al Rasheed

Al Rasheed

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.

Adam Fisher

Adam Fisher

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 Kraus

Markus Kraus

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.

Wenhua Tang

Wenhua Tang

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 Santos

Joaquim Santos

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.

Ben Young

Ben Young

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

Maurice Kevenaar

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.

Rajesh Radhakrishnan

Rajesh Radhakrishnan

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.

Andre Atkinson

Andre Atkinson

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.

Christopher Glémot

Christopher Glémot

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.

Andrea Mauro

Andrea Mauro

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

Brad Jervis

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.

Chris Gecks

Chris Gecks

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.

Josh Archer

Josh Archer

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.

Eric Machabert

Eric Machabert

Datacenter and mission critical systems architect, virtualization veteran and trusted advisor. Has been Veeamizing your world since 2008.

Didier Van Hoye

Didier Van Hoye

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.

Jim Jones

Jim Jones

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.

John Nicholson

John Nicholson

vExpert 2013-2015. Enjoys syslog deep dives, and can telepathically sense slow and undersized storage.

Denis Kelley

Denis Kelley

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.

Julien Mousqueton

Julien Mousqueton

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.

Kevin Allan

Kevin Allan

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 Conjoice

Mike Conjoice

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.

Luciano Patrao

Luciano Patrao

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.

Olafur Helgi  Haraldsson

Olafur Helgi Haraldsson

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 Crape

Matt Crape

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 Bonnet

Nicolas Bonnet

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

Justin Giardina

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.

Shane Williford

Shane Williford

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.

Sander Berkouwer

Sander Berkouwer

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.

Patricio Cerda

Patricio Cerda

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.

Ryan Jacksland

Ryan Jacksland

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.

Rhys Hammond

Rhys Hammond

Senior Systems Engineer at Data#3 based in Brisbane, Australia. Rhys specialises in all things Veeam and authors the blog www.rhyshammond.com.

Scott Driver

Scott Driver

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.

Steven Onofaro

Steven Onofaro

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 Maurer

Thomas Maurer

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.

James Kilby

James Kilby

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.

Preben Berg

Preben Berg

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.

Piotr Masztafiak

Piotr Masztafiak

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 Kawula

Dave Kawula

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.

Craig Dalrymple

Craig Dalrymple

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.

Nathan Oldfield

Nathan Oldfield

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.

Paul Stringfellow

Paul Stringfellow

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 Flecha

Pete Flecha

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 Raack

Florian Raack

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.

Seiji Maeda

Seiji Maeda

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.

Vladan Seget

Vladan Seget

IT and Virtualization consultant, owner of vladan.fr - ESX Virtualization - one of the top independent virtualization blogs. VCAP-DCA/DCD, VCP.

Wesley Martins Silva

Wesley Martins Silva

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.

Tolga Anit

Tolga Anit

Cloud Engineer at Turkcell in Turkey. Focusing on IaaS, DRaaS, BaaS technologies. Blogger, Community Lover. Also VMware vExpert.

Falko Banaszak

Falko Banaszak

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.

Dan Frith

Dan Frith

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.

Shane Williford

Shane Williford

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.

Dean Lewis

Dean Lewis

Technical Account Manager, and Ambassador, Office of the CTO @ VMware. Enthusiastic about cloud native and data management. Occasionally blogs @veducate.co.uk