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When I’m not blogging, I’m probably doing one of the following…


Virtual Design Master | Speaking Engagements | Podcasting | Writing


Virtual Design Master


I’m the Creative Director for the Virtual Design Master challenge.  We are gearing up for Season 3 of our reality competition, and run other activities such as Virtual Design Master Live! sessions and #vDM30in30 (aka 30 blogs in 30 days) throughout the year.

#VirtualDesignMaster Live! @ Toronto VMUG

The #VirtualDesignMaster crew ran our first ever live competition at the Toronto VMUG Usercon in February 2015.


#EngineersUnplugged S7|Ep2: FlexPod 101

I join forces with my buddy Emad Younis at NetApp Insight 2014 to talk FlexPod 101!


VMworld 2014 – vBrownBag Opening Acts – Architecture and Infrastructure Panel

NetApp VSC for VMware and Clustered Data ONTAP

Here’s a NetApp demo video I created.

The #CurrentStatus Podcast

I’m the co-host with the #CurrentStatus podcast along with Phoummala Schmitt (@ExchangeGoddess) and Theresa Miller (@24x7ITConnect).  View our past episodes on our YouTube channel here!


In  Tech We Trust Podcast 008: Here Be Open Clouds!

I was a guest on episode 008 of the In Tech We Trust Podcast talking about one of my favorite topics, OpenStack, among other things!

#vBrownBag Podcast with #VirtualDesignMaster

VMware Communities Podcast #291 – VCDX Updates and Virtual Design Master

24×7 IT Connection

I contribute to site of one of my #Current Status co-hosts, Theresa Miller (@24x7ITConnection). 24×7 IT Connection is your source for everything IT!

NetApp Tech OnTap Newsletter, April 2015

I wrote an introduction to Docker article for NetApp’s Tech OnTap newsletter, it is a great overview for those not familliar with the technology and went out to the NetApp customer base.