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The Challenge With Community Event Sponsorship

This actually seems to be a topic that bubbles up every year before, during, and after VMworld.  Nobody is going to argue that community events are valuable to many people who attend them and bring others to them.  There is however an inherent challenge that has yet to be overcome by the ask for sponsorships at these.  I know I ... Read More »

Finding The VMworld Sessions You Want

Most people know by now that the VMworld 2017 Content Catalog is live.  Those that are VMworld veterans know the tricks to find the sessions they want to register for before the session builder opens up.  Seeing as Tristan Todd and I have one session there year, here is the easiest way to find, save, and ultimately register for ours ... Read More »

My VMworld 2017 Sponsor Session

Last week I was out at Tintri HQ working furiously with Tristan Todd to come up with a fun, cool, title and abstract for one of our Sponsor Sessions.  The challenge with the sponsor sessions is always the balance between any “sales” pitch and useful information.  We spent a few hours trying to come up with something that we thought ... Read More »

Thank You To Those That Support Small Business

Many people know me from my twenty year plus IT career and the last almost 9 years at VMware.  That has provided a lot of connections throughout the community for sure.  What many people may not know is that I have spent a great many nights and weekends help my wife Julie build her company from something that started as ... Read More »

VMworld 2016 Session Approved

Yesterday many people started getting their notifications about sessions that were approved and denied.  I submitted two sessions this year and of the two one was accepted.  I was pretty excited about the fact I have had a streak going of submissions and acceptances that I tweeted this out. About Chris ColottiChris is currently a Field CTO for Tintri. In ... Read More »

VCDX Happenings at VMworld 2015

There is actually a lot going on for me this month as it relates to VCDX so I wanted to give a quick rundown with VMworld fast approaching.  Most of this is around some workshops and activities, but these are all things that you might want to get in on. About Chris ColottiChris is currently a Field CTO for Tintri. ... Read More »

My VMworld 2014 Session Information – US

It’s that time of year again, and what I mean by that is time for the shameless plugging of sessions.  I will have a few things going on this year at VMworld and for the first time I also helped support an Expert Led Workshop for vCloud Air-DR.  So that being said, below is all the things I will be ... Read More »

Get The VMworld 2014 Mobile Application – It Runs on vCloud Air!

Yes, I am now pimping the VMworld 2014 Mobile Application for iOS and Android but there is a reason for it.  To be quick and simple, it’s actually hosted on VMware vCloud Air and was designed new for this year! Yes that’s right, this year the entire mobile app was built new to support the conference with information, notifications, some fun things, ... Read More »

VMworld Speaker Interview

Okay I had a little fun this week and I interviewed my co-worker and friend Jay Marshall about his sessions at VMworld.  He has 4 total sessions, but there is one in particular you REALLY might want to go to. HBC2609 – Smells Like Team Spirit: Achieve Hybrid Operations Nirvana with vCloud Air:  VMware Staff Automation Specialist Gary Coburn and Senior Technical ... Read More »

VMworld 2013 Reflection

I will say that VMworld is bar far two of the busiest weeks of my year while working at VMware.  This year has been no exception to that.  Since joining Technical Marketing, it got even busier for me but I love the interaction and personally I love presenting to all the attendees.  I wanted to thank all of you that ... Read More »

VMworld 2013 – Day One Buzz

Well today is the start of Day Two of VMworld and its the first chance I have gotten to grab a few minutes and write some thoughts on the first day.  For me this is my 6th VMworld and I think my 5th as a speaker.  You tend to lose count after so many, but you don’t forget the things ... Read More »

VMworld 2013 Call For Papers Voting Is Open

Well kids here we are again ready for the VMworld 2013 Call For Papers Voting.  This is going to be a short post but as always you can easily filter by the name of the presenter you want to find to make things easier.  Below you can see the filter results for my sessions.  I’ve also listed a few others ... Read More »

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