2010 Speaker List

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Russell Wilkinson

Sr. Business Strategist, VMware

Russel Wilkinson is a 6+ year veteran of VMware, Inc. and has been directly involved with customers' virtualization of Fortune 10 websites and multi-thousand seat desktop deployments. Initially brought on as a Sr. Systems Engineer, Russel spent 2 1/2 years working with customers in Michigan & Indiana driving customer adoption of ESX/Virtual Center and was quickly promoted to Staff SE. Russel was one of the initial members of the Global Accounts team as a Solutions Consultant where he worked with General Motors, Chrysler, & Ford to standardize on "virtualize first" approaches for server deployments. He has spent the last two years working as a Desktop Specialist Systems Engineer as a key member of the team aiding in customer adoption of VMware based desktop solutions including VMware View and ThinApp.

Based outside Detroit, MI, when Russel isn't found meeting with customers and evangelizing hosted desktop strategies he is responsible for chauffeuring his daughter to various ice skating competitions around the upper Midwest.


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