Christian is a senior technical leader with extensive experience in IT architecture and major incident management, focusing on the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). He is the VMware EMEA escalation point for VMware Support. Eight times awarded VMware’s vExpert, for his contribution to the VMware community. In 2016, he was awarded the inaugural NSX vExpert award, and in 2019 vExpert PRO. In addition, he was the leader of the Ireland chapter of the VMware User Group (VMUG) for four years till 2022. Christian has a passionate interest in educating others (And himself). He writes and validates certification questions for VMware as one of their volunteer Education SMEs. He is also a proven speaker and presenter on education and enhancing people’s technical careers.