Expert Speakers

The best independent authors and bloggers, industry analysts, and experts in desktop and application virtualisation and consumerisation.

At BriForum, our speakers talk honestly and openly about technical challenges they have faced, how they solved them, what works and what does not work. The topics they present are relevant, up-to-date, and guaranteed to be chock full of tips, tricks, techniques and strategies you can implement right away back in the office.

To learn more about our Class of 2014 presenters, we've linked to their bios below.

 

Erik Ableson Erik Ableson Bio
Senior Consultant
Infralys
Graeme Bailey Graeme Bailey Bio
Troubleshooter
TARCA
Shawn Bass Shawn Bass Bio
Independent Consultant
ShawnBass.com
Ryan Bijkerk Ryan Bijkerk Bio
Development Manager
Login VSI
Daniel Bolton Daniel Bolton Bio
Technical Architect
Kingston University London
Vincent Branger Vincent Branger Bio
Senior Consultant
Infralys
Kenny Buntinx Kenny Buntinx Bio
Principal Consultant
Inovativ Belgium
Tim De Keukelaere Tim De Keukelaere Bio
Freelance Consultant
Dekeukelaere.com
Rick Dehlinger Rick Dehlinger Bio
CTO
nGenx
Denis Gundarev Denis Gundarev Bio
Senior Consultant
Entisys Solutions Inc.
Adnan Hendricks Adnan Hendricks Bio
IT Infrastructure Architect
Microspecialist Consulting
Magnar Johnsen Magnar Johnsen Bio
Solution Architect
Firstpoint
Helge Klein Helge Klein Bio
Architect
Helge Klein GmbH
Gabe Knuth Gabe Knuth Bio
Independent Industry Analyst & Blogger
BrianMadden.com
Nico Luedemann Nico Luedemann Bio
CEO
bluecue consulting GmbH & Co. KG
Jack Madden Jack Madden Bio
Blogger
BrianMadden.com
Tim Mangan Tim Mangan Bio
Kahuna
TMurgent Technologies
Patrick Mangan Patrick Mangan Bio
Specialist
TMurgent Technologies
Pierre Marmignon Pierre Marmignon Bio
CEO
Norskale
Andy Morgan Bio
CTO
Enterprise Solutions
Jim Moyle Jim Moyle Bio
Technical Evangelist
Atlantis Computing
Mike Nelson Mike Nelson Bio
Architect
nGenx
Ian Parker Ian Parker Bio
Senior Webservices Administrator
Thomson Reuters
Thomas Poppelgaard Thomas Poppelgaard Bio
Founder and CTO
Poppelgaard.com
Thorsten Rood Thorsten Rood Bio
Principal Architect
net.workers AG
Ruben Spruijt Ruben Spruijt Bio
CTO
PQR
Peter Sterk Peter Sterk Bio
Solution Architect
PQR
Benny Tritsch Benny Tritsch Bio
CTO
bluecue consulting GmbH & Co. KG
Jeroen van de Kamp Bio
Coming soon
Jeff Wouters Bio
Consultant
Methos

 

Erik Ableson

Erik Ableson Senior Consultant, Infralys
Presenting: What's Best for VDI Storage Optimisation - Hardware or Software?
With Vincent Branger

Erik is a virtualisation expert based in France with over 25 years of IT experience in Canada and the US. Upon arriving in France, he formed and directed the virtualisation team at Ozitem, then became a senior architect and trainer with the Arumtec virtualisation consultancy followed by a stint at the French Autorité des marchés financiers. He is now an independent consultant with Infrageeks, working closely with Vincent Branger at Infralys on storage virtualisation and identity management projects.

 

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Graeme Bailey

Graeme Bailey Troubleshooter, TARCA
Presenting: How to Get to the Root Cause of a Problem - Quickly!

Graeme is an independent troubleshooter with over 35 years’ experience in all aspects of system and infrastructure, having worked for Burroughs, HP, 3Com and others. He founded TARCA (troubleshooting and root cause analysis) in 2008, having identified a clear need for an independent consultancy firm with the capability to address end to end performance.  Taking network analysis further than the network itself, TARCA encompasses applications, workstations, servers, storage, networks and connectivity, to provide a unique, unbiased insight into issues.  TARCA helps to resolve problems for their clients more rapidly, often bringing together a wide variety of third parties and gaining agreement as to the precise cause of the issue.  This maximises productivity potential for both people and equipment, often resulting in huge savings through the improvements they make together.

 

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Shawn Bass

Shawn Bass Independent Consultant, ShawnBass.com
Presenting: How Folder Redirection Impacts User Experience and Breaks Applications with Helge Klein, Thin Clients - Don't Believe the Myths. How to Make the Right Decision for Your Company with Andy Morgan, New Test Results - Hardware Accelerated High-end Graphics Performance in Virtual Desktops with Benny Tritsch, and Best Practices in SBC / VDI Environments (Part 3): Optimise Login & Response Time! with Pierre Marmignon.

Shawn Bass, an independent consultant based in the Chicago area, is a “Citrix Technology Professional” and a “Microsoft Most Valuable Professional.” He’s been working with Citrix technologies since the WinView product days, and today, most of his clients are Fortune 500 companies (primarily in the financial services and insurance markets).

Shawn got involved in trying to help the server-based computing community around February 2005. Back then, he’d spent long hours lurking on a variety of forums and learning from others, so he decided it was finally time to give back to assist others. Since that time, he’s become an active poster on the support forums on BrianMadden.com, the official Citrix Support Forums (discussions.citrix.com), and AppVirtGuru.com

Shawn is a 10+time (and top-rated) presenter at BriForum, and has spoken at other worldwide events including Citrix Synergy, VMworld, TechEd, TEC, E2E, and various Citrix user groups. He also continues to teach the independent desktop virtualisation 5-day master class that he and Brian developed back in 2004.

You can follow him on Twitter @shawnbass

 

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Ryan Bijkerk

Ryan Bijkerk Development Manager, Login VSI
Presenting: Direct From The Performance Labs: Best Practices for VDI and a Deep Dive on App-V, a Virtual Reality Check with Ruben Spruijt and Jeroen van de Kamp

As a development manager at Login VSI, Ryan is responsible for the product Login VSI. Together with a small development team he develops new features and maintains the product. Ryan is also involved in Project VRC and is responsible for running these tests. Together with the other VRC members he analyses the data and publishes different whitepapers. Along with this he likes to write technical content on his blog at www.logitblog.com.

 

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Daniel Bolton

Daniel Bolton Technical Architect, Kingston University London
Presenting: The Mirage Desktop: Or, Why We Abandoned VDI and Went Back to Physical Desktops with Jim Moyle

Daniel Bolton is a Technical Architect with over 10 years’ experience specialising in end user computing modernisation programmes focusing on physical desktop management, RDSh, VDI, UEM, application delivery, automation and self-service delivery.

In 2012 Daniel honourably received RES Software Valued Professional status for contributions to the EUC community and enjoys speaking at round table discussion panels through to industry events such as IPEXPO and soon BriForum.

Currently working at Kingston University London, Daniel is leading Kingston’s workspace transformation project implementing solutions such as VMware Horizon Mirage.

Daniel can be found sharing his knowledge and views on his blog, www.vdirantsandraves.com and on Twitter @DanielJBolton.

 

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Vincent Branger

Vincent Branger Senior Consultant, Infralys
Presenting: What's Best for VDI Storage Optimisation - Hardware or Software?
with Erik Ableson

After getting his Ph.D. in Computer Architecture in 1998, Vincent Branger worked for two years as the Project Manager for Prologue Software, the French ISV who implemented Windows NT 4 T.S.E. with Citrix and Microsoft. He then worked at Ozitem, a System Integrator, for six years to create and develop the SBC consultancy centre. He became Ozitem’s CTO and managed up to 150 engineers and diverse projects of varying size and complexity. Since 2006, he has been a freelance virtualisation consultant and architect. He speaks at the virtualisation seminar at Cap Gemini and regularly consults around Citrix, Microsoft, VMware, Ulteo, and other virtualisation technologies. Vincent Branger is an active member of the French Citrix community organising “Rencontres des Virtualisations” every year since 2007 (official Geek Speak Local).

 

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Kenny Buntinx

Kenny Buntinx Principal Consultant, Inovativ Belgium

Presenting: ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Intune: Setup and Deployment Notes From the Field (with focus on Single Sign-on & ADFS) with Tim De Keukelaere

Kenny is a highly qualified, certified and energised consultant with more than 15 years of experience and strives to always deliver high quality when managing and delivering projects. He has a strong focus on the Microsoft system centre product family and is an industry expert in the system centre enterprise client management space. Kenny has a deep technical background with a track record in "Enterprise Client Management" architecture and "Unified Mobile Device Management" expertise.

Additionally, he believes strongly in sharing knowledge amongst his peers and therefore co-founded the System Centre User Group Belgium. As an industry expert and Most Valued Professional (MVP), he is a frequent speaker and ask-the-expert guest at both national and international events.

 

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Tim De KeukelaereTim De Keukelaere Freelance Consultant, Dekeukelaere.com

Presenting: ConfigMgr 2012 R2 and Intune: Setup and Deployment Notes from the Field (with focus on Single Sign-on & ADFS)with Kenny Buntinx

Tim is a freelance consultant with over 10 years of experience in the field. He has a broad technical knowledge and a strong focus on Systems Management products. As a consultant, engineer and trainer he helps customers in designing, implementing, optimising and maintaining systems management tools and processes.

Tim is a board member of the System Centre User Group Belgium (Scug.be) and strongly engaged in the System Centre.

community. He is a frequent blogger and speaker at online and offline events. Since 2012 he is an accredited member of the Microsoft Extended Experts Team (MEET).

You can follow Tim on Twitter @Tim_DK

 

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Rick DehlingerRick Dehlinger CTO, nGenx
Presenting: Orchestrating Cloud Hosted Desktops - The Citrix Way

Rick Dehlinger, formerly a founder and managing owner of Claros Systems (now part of nGenx) is currently the CTO at nGenx. Rick joined Citrix in 1999 as a Systems Engineer/Architect, and quickly became one of the most trusted and innovative technologists in the desktop virtualisation community. After a short stint at Microsoft, he built a focused, highly specialised desktop/application virtualisation consulting practice which has evolved over the last 7 years into the service offering that nGenx delivers today. Rick is an active participant in the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) Program, as well as a consistent supporter and presenter at a variety of industry events (including BriForum, Citrix Summit and Synergy, Geek Speak, and a variety of user group events around the world).

 

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Denis GundarevDenis Gundarev Senior Consultant, Entisys Solutions Inc.

Presenting: SAML and Other Types of Federation for Your Enterprise and Citrix Intervals: ICA Connectivity

Denis is a consultant with Entisys Solutions in California and focuses on desktop virtualisation, server based computing, enterprise computing and virtualisation.  Denis is a technologist at heart with a passion for defining technology strategies that fit the business and practically implementing systems in line with initiatives. He is a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) since 2010, Microsoft Certified Trainer and Citrix Certified Instructor. Denis is one of the founders of the San Francisco Bay Area Citrix User Groups (BayCUG).

 

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Adnan HendricksAdnan Hendricks IT Infrastructure Architect, Microspecialist Consulting

Presenting: Death to XP! Deploying the New Desktop OS Windows 8.1 and Virtualising the User Workspace

Adnan is an Infrastructure Architect, Microsoft MVP and Microsoft Certified Trainer with experiences that span all fields in IT. He’s implemented core Microsoft solutions, System Centre suite of products and his personal favourites, OS deployment and virtualisation. He often spends his time assisting and speaking at international & local community events, as well as mentoring those new to IT. You can follow him on Twitter @Microspecialist.

 

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Magnar Johnsen

Magnar Johnsen Solution Architect, Firstpoint

Presenting: How to Be Successful with GPU Virtualisation with Thomas Poppelgaard

Magnar Johnsen is a Solution Architect working for the consulting company Firstpoint in the west side of Norway. Magnar has long experience working with assessing, designing, implementing and troubleshooting complex application and desktop virtualisation solutions.

The main focus is on Citrix and Microsoft products, and he's been working with Citrix since the age of Metaframe 1.8. He is also a Citrix certified expert for applications and desktops.

Magnar has been active in the Citrix community since 2005, contributing to community projects like the flex profile kit, providing information on the support forums, writing blogs and speaking at Citrix User Group events.

 

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Helge KleinHelge Klein Architect, Helge Klein GmbH
Presenting: XenDesktop 7 Sizing for Dummies and How Folder Redirection Impacts User Experience and Breaks Applications with Shawn Bass

Helge Klein (CTP and MVP) is an independent consultant and developer. He has worked in Citrix projects for various large German corporations and architected the user profile management product sepagoPROFILE whose successor is now available as Citrix Profile Management. Helge is the author of the popular tools Delprof2 and SetACL. He publishes a blog at http://helgeklein.com/blog and has presented at Synergy 2011 through 2013 and BriForum 2012.

 

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Gabe Knuth

Gabe Knuth Independent Industry Analyst & Blogger, BrianMadden.com
Presenting: A "No B.S." Look at the Various DaaS Providers and Whether They're Ready for Prime Time with Brian Madden

Gabe Knuth is an independent industry analyst, blogger, and speaker,knownthroughout the world as "the other guy" at BrianMadden.com. He has been nearly 100% focused on desktops, applications, and devices throughout his 16 year career in IT, a journey that has taken him from help desks, todata centres,to the cloud as a consultant, in-house IT person, and as an analyst. As evidenced by his co-authorship of the book The VDI Delusion, Gabe's focus tends to lean more toward practical, real-world uses for technology, essentially boiling off the hype and examining the actual usefulness of each technology in specific use cases. Gabe has written for BrianMadden.com and SearchVirtualDesktop.com since 2007, and has spoken at major industry trade shows such as BriForum and Citrix Synergy.

 

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Nico Luedemann

Nico Luedemann CEO, bluecue consulting GmbH & Co. KG
Presenting: Delivering Seamless Remote Applications - Citrix Published Applications versus Microsoft RemoteApp with Benny Tritsch

Nico Luedemann has been working in IT since 1994 and has been the CEO at bluecue consulting GmbH & Co. KG (former Systems&Services business unit at acocon GmbH) since 2013.  His main areas of expertise include corporate consulting, lecturing and public speaking with particular focus on the centralisation and virtualisation of IT systems. He is well known in these areas as a much-demanded specialist thanks to a series of IT projects involving Microsoft Server System, Citrix Delivery Centre and general network optimisation products. In addition to his main work, he is also author of books (all in German) on Citrix XenApp, XenDesktop, Microsoft SoftGrid/App-V and has written a number of articles in specialist magazines. Nico is also a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and Citrix Technology Professional (CTP).

 

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Brian Madden


Brian Madden
Independent Industry Analyst, Blogger & Author, BrianMadden.com
Presenting: A "No B.S." Look at the Various DaaS Providers and Whether They're Ready for Prime Time with Gabe Knuth

Brian Madden is known throughout the world as an opinionated, super technical, fiercely-independent desktop virtualisation expert. He's written several books and thousands of articles about desktop virtualisation. His blog site, BrianMadden.com, receives millions of visitors per year and is a leading source for conversation, debate, and discourse about the application and desktop virtualisation industry. Brian is also the creator of BriForum, an independent conference about desktop virtualisation, consumerisation of IT, and enterprise mobility management. Having been ranked the #1 speaker at both VMworld and Citrix Synergy, Brian flies over 200,000 miles per year for speaking and consulting. He has been written about in Wired Magazine, heard on NPR, quoted in The Economist, and featured on podcasts around the world.

 

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Jack Madden

Jack Madden Blogger, BrianMadden.com
Presenting: 5 in 75: Jack Madden's Take on 5 Top Mobility Questions

Jack Madden covers everything related to enterprise mobility management at BrianMadden.com, a website devoted to desktop virtualisation, the consumerisation of IT, and enterprise mobility. Jack has written hundreds of articles and spoken at BriForum, Citrix Synergy, VMworld, and other events throughout the US and Europe. He is the author of Enterprise Mobility Management: Everything you need to know about MDM, MAM, & BYOD and co-author of The VDI Delusion.

 

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Tim Mangan

Tim Mangan Kahuna, TMurgent Technologies
Presenting: In-Depth Debugging in App-V with Patrick Mangan

Mr. Mangan is sometimes referred to as the Godfather of App-V due to his involvement in building the original SoftGrid product at Softricity (later bought by Microsoft and rebranded as App-V).  His company is known world-wide for providing his GridMasterTraining classes for App-V, as well as a lot of free tools.  He is a Microsoft MVP for App-V, and a Citrix CTP.  He is based in Boston in the United States.

 

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Patrick Mangan

Patrick Mangan Specialist, TMurgent Technologies
Presenting: In-Depth Debugging in App-V with Tim Mangan

Probably the only person in the world that has worked with application virtualisation for over half of his life, Patrick was an unofficial tester for SoftwareWow way back in 2000.

Patrick has been a contractor doing contract App-V sequencing for TMurgent Technologies and some customers since 2011. He also helps out with teaching portions of the App-V training classes.

Patrick is an Eagle Scout, and is pursuing a degree in Engineering on the side.

 

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Pierre Marmignon

Pierre Marmignon CEO, Norskale
Presenting: Best Practices in SBC / VDI Environments (Part 3): Optimise Login & Response Times! with Shawn Bass

After 12 years+ of Desktop Transformation consultancy Pierre founded Norskale to provide products focusing on giving users the best desktop experience ever while helping IT manage the most complex tasks easily.

 

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Andy Morgan CTO, Enterprise Solutions
Presenting: Thin Clients - Don't Believe the Myths. How to Make the Right Decision for Your Company with Shawn Bass

Andrew has been working in IT for over 10 years with the majority of work spent in server based computing, VDI and private cloud solutions. Andrew frequently blogs about virtualisation technologies and also provides free community based tools from his blog. Andrew is passionate about application virtualisation, desktop delivery and mobility products. Andrew is a certified MCSE, CCIA, VCP and was also awarded the RSVP (RES software valued professionals) title in 2011.

 

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Jim Moyle

Jim Moyle Technical Evangelist, Atlantis Computing
Presenting: The Mirage Desktop: Or, Why We Abandoned VDI and Went Back to Physical Desktops with Daniel Bolton

Jim is an infrastructure technologist with almost two decades of passionate involvement in the IT industry. Over the last decade he has been a specialist in the server based computing, application and desktop delivery sector. He has worked with many blue chip companies around the UK, and was involved with the architecture and delivery of some of the largest Citrix farms in Europe. As the Lead Solution Architect for Atlantis Computing in EMEA he is responsible for the design and execution of many world class projects for this Citrix Platinum partner. He also enjoys speaking at various industry events such as BriForum, E2E and Citrix Synergy. You can find out more about Jim on his blog, on twitter at @jimmoyle and on the Citrix IRC Channel.

 

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Mike Nelson

Mike Nelson Architect, nGenx
Presenting: Automating vSphere Interals and PowerCLI & Orchesetrator and A Crash Course in Hyper-V for VMware Administrators - 2014 Edition!

Mike's IT career spans over 25 years, involving a vast array of technologies. His roles ranging from corporate management and engineering to industry consulting provide him with a wide range of hands-on experience and solutions. Mike has a strong passion for virtualisation, both from a technical and visionary point of view. For the last 12 years, his focus has been on the SBC and Cloud areas, with major projects in VDI, multi-tenant SaaS, DaaS, and virtual consolidations. He is a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and has served as an expert advisor for the Citrix Education team on Netscaler and XenDesktop technology. He is also a VMware vExpert, a VMware VCP, and VMware User Group (VMUG) Leader for his region. Mike also serves on the Technology Futures Council for Microsoft for their server and cloud product technologies.

 

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Ian Parker

Ian Parker Senior Webservices Administrator, Thomson Reuters
Presenting: Automated Performance Analysis of SBC Workloads

Ian is a Senior Webservices Administrator employed in the tax and accounting division of Thomson Reuters.  He is part of a group that designs, builds, and maintains a XenApp infrastructure that supports over 12,000 concurrent users located around the world.  He specialises in performance and scalability issues.

 

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Thomas PoppelgaardThomas Poppelgaard Founder and CTO, Poppelgaard.com
Presenting: How to Be Successful with GPU Virtualisation with Magnar Johnsen

Thomas Poppelgaard has 18 years of IT experience holding various positions such as Administrator, Consultant, Senior Consultant, IT Architect, Solution Architect, Concept Manager and Product Manager, and he currently runs his own company.

In his current position at Poppelgaard.com he works with clients globally to help their businesses adapt new technologies. Here he acts as the Technology Evangelist, and as the subject matter expert on remote graphics, where he helps companies realise how they can virtualise 2D/3D graphics in the cloud. His client vendors are, ISV, ISP, distributors, resellers and end customers. Thomas also has in-depth knowledge about HDX 3D Pro. In 2011, he was one of the organisers of a successful event where vendors including Citrix, HP, Autodesk and Nvidia all gathered to demonstrate HDX 3D Pro to a wider audience, and in 2013 he talked at NVIDIA GTC and Citrix HQ, Webinar for global market. Globally, Thomas is a speaker at conferences, webinars, seminars and roadshows about remote visualisation, Citrix, VMware and Nvidia/AMD in the World and HPC solutions.

Thomas Poppelgaard has been awarded the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), and RES Software Value Professional (RSVP) titles.

 

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Thorsten RoodThorsten Rood Principal Architect, net.workers AG
Presenting: The Citrix Mobility Stack: Uncovered

Thorsten is an IT veteran with 2 decades of experience in systems engineering and is an outstanding technologist with passion for bits and bytes in real world challenges. Holding several technical certifications including MCITP, MCSE and CCIA he has implemented large-scale installations for worldwide companies in a variety of industries. Currently he is the principal architect at net.workers corporation, a European consultancy experts group where he is engaged in secure application delivery architecture, high-availability and cloud solutions. In addition, he is the team leader and business owner for application networking solutions including NetScaler, Cloud Bridge and the mobility stack around XenMobile and ShareFile. With access to beta product code and designs, he has finalised a wide range of remarkable success stories and early adopter setups for demanding customers. In addition to speaking at roadshows, he has spoken at community events such as BriForum, ICE, Citrix User Groups and more, and is known for level 400+ technical breakout sessions.

 

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Ruben SpruijtRuben Spruijt CTO, PQR
Presenting: EMM Smack Down: The 2014 Edition with Peter Sterk and Direct From the Performance Labs: Best Practices for VDI and a Deep Dive on App-V, a Virtual Reality Checkwith Ryan Bijkerk and Jeroen van de Kamp

Ruben Spruijt is CTO of PQR and focuses primarily on enterprise mobility, virtualisation and cloud management. He is actively involved in determining PQR’s vision and strategy. Ruben is a Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), VMware vExpert and is also the only European with these three virtualisation awards. With his expertise, he is able to give customers sound advice, motivate his colleagues and write blogs, articles and opinion pieces on a regular basis. Through his presentations in several national and international congresses, Ruben shares his thoughts and knowledge on application and desktop delivery, and on virtualisation solutions.

 

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Peter SterkPeter Sterk Solution Architect, PQG
Presenting: EMM Smack Down: The 2014 Edition with Ruben Spruijt

Peter is a solution architect at PQR. In this position he supports customers with any technical challenge they may encounter, following PQR’s credo Simplicity in ICT™. Although he is primarily focused on enterprise mobility, application and desktop delivery, Peter is also able to overlook and advise on other components in IT infrastructures. Peter is active in communicating the vision of PQR on subjects like application and desktop delivery and enterprise mobility on various national events.

 

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Benny TritschBenny Tritsch CTO, bluecue consulting GmbH & Co. KG
Presenting: Delivering Seamless Remote Applications - Citrix Published Applications versus Microsoft RemoteAppwith Nico Leudemann and New Test Results - Hardware Accelerated High-end Graphics Performance in Virtual Desktops with Shawn Bass

Dr. Benny Tritsch is the Chief Technology Officer with bluecue consulting in Germany. He is a principal consultant, market analyst, author, and all-around geek specialising in enterprise Windows remoting and virtualisation solutions. His areas of expertise include: remote desktop services, VDI, high-end graphics remoting, Hyper-V, enterprise Windows deployment tools and solutions, PowerShell for IT Pros and user workspace management.

Benny speaks around the world at several conferences each year, including Microsoft TechEd, Citrix Synergy, VMware VMworld, BriForum and E2EVC. He is also actively involved in communities like Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and he has been awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) for 10 years. If you want to know more about Benny's community activities, check out his website http://drtritsch.com or follow him on Twitter: @drtritsch.

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Benny TritschJeroen van de Kamp coming soon
Presenting: Direct From the Performance Labs: Best Practices for VDI and a Deep Dive on App-V, a Virtual Reality Check with Ryan Bijkerk and Ruben Spruijt

Coming soon

 

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Jeff Wouters Consultant, Methos
Presenting: PowerShell’s Desired State Configuration

Jeff, MVP PowerShell, is a consultant and trainer from The Netherlands. He drives his own company Methos, with a main focus on automation and virtualisation, runs his personal blog (http://www.jeffwouters.nl) and was one of the contributing authors of PowerShell Deep Dives. In 2012, Jeff founded the Dutch PowerShell User Group and is a frequent speaker on IT conferences such as the Microsoft TechDays, E2E Virtualisation Conference, BriForum, System Center Universe and multiple other user groups.

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Conference Chair and Keynote Speaker

Brian Madden Brian Madden Bio
Independent Analyst, Blogger and Author, BrianMadden.com


Brian Madden is known throughout the world as a highly-opinionated, super technical, fiercely-independent desktop virtualisation expert.

He's written and edited six books and over 2,000 articles about desktop virtualisation. (Brian's most recent book, The New VDI Reality, was published in May 2013.) His blog (www.brianmadden.com) receives millions of visitors per year and is a leading source for conversation, debate, and discourse about the end user computing industry.

Brian is also the creator of BriForum, an independent conference about desktop virtualisation, the consumerisation of IT, and enterprise mobility management. Having been ranked the #1 speaker at VMworld, Citrix Synergy, and past Storage Decisions conferences.

Brian flies over 200,000 miles per year speaking and consulting around the world. Brian has been written about in Wired Magazine, heard on NPR, quoted in The Economist, and been a guest on dozens of different podcasts throughout the world.