Dennis Zimmer has a strong reputation as a technology visionary across the globe. His seven German and two English books, as well as dozens of magazine articles and video training sessions, are read and used by leading IT vendors and large organizations in many countries. He is a thought leader within the European Virtualization Community. Dennis has been awarded VMware vExpert six times in a row by VMware.
Dennis began working on the opvizor? platform in 2008 and was appointed CEO and Director of the Board. He is responsible for daily operations, technology strategy and alliances. Prior to developing opvizor?, Dennis held the position of Virtualization Specialist and Systems Engineer for EMEA Central, with the storage vendor Pillar Data System.
Dennis has more than 15 years of experience in the IT industry. In recent years he has focused on virtualization of datacenters in general, and VMware virtual infrastructure, in particular.
After getting his Ph.D. in Computer Architecture in 1998, Vincent Branger worked 2 years as Project Manager for Prologue Software, the French ISV who implemented Windows NT 4 T.S.E. with Citrix and Microsoft. He then worked 6 years for Ozitem, a System Integrator, to create and to develop the SBC consultancy centre. He became Ozitem?s CTO and managed up to 150 engineers and diverse projects of varying size and complexity. In 2006, he founded Infralys, a consulting company specialized in virtualization and cloud technologies. He also presents, among others, the Virtualization and IaaS seminars at Cap Gemini and regularly does consultancy around Citrix, Microsoft, VMware and other virtualization technologies for companies like BNP Paribas, TOTAL and EDF.
Vincent is an active member of the French Citrix community, organizing ?Rencontres des Virtualisations? annually since 2007 with the participation of Brian Madden, Shawn Bass, Benny Tritsch, Thomas K?tzing, Rick Dehlinger, Jeroen van de Kemp. He has also been a speaker at Briforum since 2011.
A user experience guy first and foremost, Aaron is an experienced End User Computing Solutions Architect with a long history delivering applications, desktops and end-user compute devices. Awarded Citrix Technology Professional (since 2012) and Microsoft MVP in App-V (2011, 2012, 2013, 2014) for community involvement and contributions with blogging and regular speaking at events including Citrix Synergy (US/EU), BriForum (US/EU), E2EVC and the UK Citrix User Group.
Daniel Wedel is the Senior Consultant and Founder of Wedel IT, a company specializing in Citrix, Microsoft and Appsense technology. With more than 10 years of experience in the Citrix field, Daniel has extensive knowledge about the products. He is passionate about new technology and uses his expertise to ensure that customer solutions are built to order.
In recent years, Daniel has combined consulting and Citrix/Appsense training for customers across Norway. He was awarded CCI of the year 2010 - Nordic region and Citrix CTP in 2012. Daniel is also a popular speaker at events in Norway, such as VirtualPower and the Norway Citrix User Group as well as E2E.
James has worked in IT for nearly twenty years, starting out as a server engineer and becoming an AD expert. After becoming exposed to AppSense in 2008, he concentrated on Citrix, AD, application virtualization and user virtualization as specialist areas, becoming a consultant in these areas.
He started blogging in 2012 and publishes ramblings regularly at appsensebigot.blogspot.co.uk, ramblings for which he was invited to join the ACA program. He also writes on desktop virtualization over at thevirtualizationpractice.com. As an independent consultant and slave to fast cars, he is therefore always available for work!
Bill is an enthusiastic technologist with experience in datacenter design, management, and deployment. His architecture work includes large virtualization and cloud deployments as well as business network design and implementation. Bill enjoys writing, blogging, and educating colleagues around everything that is technology.
During the day, Bill is the Director of Strategy and Innovation at MTM Technologies, where he interacts with enterprise organizations and helps align IT strategies with direct business goals. Bill?s whitepapers, articles, video blogs and podcasts have been published on InformationWeek, NetworkComputing, TechTarget, Wall Street Journal, ZDNet, Slashdot, and many others.
Financial services user virtualization specialist, Paul has spent much of the past two decades helping some of the world?s biggest financial organisations change the way that they deliver resources and applications to their employees.
A specialist with a wealth of experience in delivering server, desktop, application and user virtualization projects, Paul has implemented large scale programmes for several global financial services organisations where he has engineered infrastructure platforms designed to cater for 100,000+ users.
Paul is a member of both the AppSense Community Advisor (ACA) Programme and the AppSense Inner Circle