2014 Annual VTUG Winter Warmer • Chris Colotti's Blog

2014 Annual VTUG Winter Warmer

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Well, it’s that time of year again!  Patriots playoff football, and technology all wrapped into one!  As always I will be there for a Keynote…with bells, and a Pats jersey on.  Are you going to be there for the learning and the fun?  If you have never been the VTUG is a great event and the Winter Warmer is one of the best simply because it’s held at the home of the New England Patriots.  Below is the agenda, so mark your calendar, and get registered.  After all, it’s FREE to attend to GET REGISTERED TODAY!

8 A.M. Registration & Networking – East Side Club
                 Sponsor Expo – Open 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
9 A.M. 
Keynote # 1 – West Side Club North
                  Cody Bunch – Prinicipal Architect, Private Cloud – Rackspace
                  Ken Hui – Open Cloud Architect – Rackspace
                  Keynote # 2 – West Side Club Center
                  Simone Brunozzi – Sr. Technology Evangelist – Amazon Web Services
                  Keynote # 3 – West Side Club South
                  Chris Harney – VTUG Leader
                  Tony Asaro – Founder and CEO – The INI Group
10 A.M. 
Keynote # 4 – West Side Club Center
                  Chris Colotti – VMware, Sr. Product Line Technical Marketing Mgr.
11 A.M. 
Keynote # 5 – West Side Club Center
                   Brad Anderson, Microsoft, Corporate VP of Windows Server & System Center
12:00 P.M. Lunch – West Side Club

East Side Club Presentation Breakout Rooms

1:30 P.M. Breakout session 1 – East Side Red & Blue Floors
2:30 P.M.Breakout session 2 – East Side Red & Blue Floors
3:30 P.M.   Breakout session 3 – East Side Red & Blue Floors
4:30 P.M.Happy Hour & Prize Giveaways Sponsor Expo Area –East Side Club  

About Chris Colotti

Chris is currently a Principal Architect at Cohesity. In his role he spends the majority of his time supporting Cohesity events and creating outward facing content. He also acts as an active interface between the field and engineering/product management as customer zero in the TAG production lab. Chris is active on the VMUG and event speaking circuit and is available for many events if you want to reach out and ask. Previously to this he spent close to a decade working for VMware as a Principal Architect. Previous to his nine plus years at VMware, Chris was a System Administrator that evolved his career into a data center architect. Chris spends a lot of time mentoring co-workers and friends on the benefits of personal growth and professional development. Chris is also amongst the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX#37), and author of multiple white papers. In his spare time he helps his wife Julie run her promotional products as the accountant, book keeper, and IT Support. Chris also believes in both a healthy body and healthy mind, and has become heavily involved with fitness as a Diamond Team Beachbody Coach using P90X and other Beachbody Programs. Although Technology is his day job, Chris is passionate about fitness after losing 60 pounds himself in the last few years.

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