Dr. Benny Tritsch
Dr. Benny Tritsch is a solution architect, market analyst, community leader, author and founder of DrTritsch.com. He is a Subject Matter Expert in IT virtualization, Windows workspace management, Cloud technologies, high-end graphics remoting and remote end user experience benchmarking. In his role as a principal consultant and evangelist he works with customers and partners across Europe and North America.
Benny received a PhD in computer science in 1996. From 1999, he has been in management positions at international IT vendors and consulting companies. He speaks around the world at major industry events each year, including Microsoft TechEd/Ignite, Citrix Synergy, VMware VMworld, BriForum and E2EVC. Over the last 12 years Benny was awarded as a Microsoft Regional Director, Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vExpert.
Cláudio Rodrigues provides strategic direction and vision for IQBridge as CEO. Cláudio is an active consultant and architect, specialized in End User Computing technologies. He is the author of many technical articles on the subject and has been working with enterprise class environments for more than 20 years all over the world. He was the founder and CEO of Terminal-Services.NET, now under the Parallels brand. Cláudio holds a degree in Electronics Engineering and when he is not working he enjoys spending time and traveling with Anthony, Ana, Lucas and Eliana. And of course, with all his cars, including his beloved Lamborghini.
Dane Young is a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), VMware vExpert, and technology enthusiast. Dane is the Virtualization Practice Manager at Entisys Solutions, Inc. in Northern California specializing in application, desktop, and server virtualization technologies from Citrix, Microsoft and VMware. Dane maintains a virtualization focused blog that can be found at blog.itvce.com. He has obtained a number of technical certifications from Citrix, Microsoft, and VMware. Dane currently holds Master of Business Administration and Management Information Systems degrees.
Douglas A. Brown
Douglas A. Brown is the Founder and President of DABCC, Inc. Doug has more than 17 years of experience in virtualization, cloud, and server based computing technologies and markets. DABCC is the first and most visited website dedicated to all elements of virtualization and features news and resources. Doug worked at Citrix as a Senior Systems Engineer where he developed the leading Citrix deployment system, “Methodology in a Box”, which has more than a million users. Doug was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) by Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the industry. He has also been acknowledged with the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vEXPERT awards for his continued support in the IT community. Doug speaks at leading industry events and has been a prolific author over the past 15 years. Mr. Brown is also host of the #1 rated virtualization and cloud podcast show, DABCC Radio and DABCC TV.
Jarian Gibson is an independent consultant/solutions architect focused on end user computing technologies based out of the Kansas City area. With more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry, Jarian has worked on many assessment, design, and implementation projects for end user computing solutions. Jarian is an active contributor in the Citrix Support Forums, the Citrix IRC channel, and has his own website. Jarian has presented at conferences and groups (BriForum, Citrix Synergy and E2E Virtualization Conference, Citrix User Group Community). Jarian has been awarded as Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), Nutanix Technical Champion (NTC), VMWare vExpert, and Atlantis Community Expert (ACE).
Ruben Spruijt is Chief Technology Officer at Atlantis Computing, responsible for driving vision, technology evangelism and thought leadership with Atlantis customers, partners and communities. Mr. Spruijt is a well-regarded author, speaker, market analyst, technologist, and all-around geek. An established industry leader and luminary, he is one of only a few individuals in the world to hold three prestigious virtualization awards: Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vExpert.
Mr. Spruijt has presented more than 150 sessions at national and international events such as BriForum, Citrix iForum Japan, Citrix Synergy, Gartner Catalyst, Microsoft Ignite, Microsoft TechEd, NVIDIA GTC, and VMworld. Mr. Spruijt founded several independent industry analysis bodies including Project Virtual Reality Check (VRC), Team Remote Graphics Experts (TeamRGE), AppVirtGURU, written and co-authoring multiple disruptive ‘Smackdown’ research whitepapers. Ruben is based in the Netherlands where he lives with his wife and three kids.
Trond Erik Haavarstein
Tron Erik Haavarstein is a Norwegian Citrix Consultant living and working independently from his home office in Fortaleza, Brazil. Erik has been working with both Citrix and Microsoft products since 1999. He’s known to customers, companies and individuals around the world for xenappblog.com and xenapptraining.com, which shares his real world experience with Citrix & Microsoft products. The blog offers a wide range of helpful scripts, tools, resources, opinions and information.