vExpert 2017

I’m honored to again be a member of VMware’s vExpert program following the 2017 award announcement yesterday evening.

[vExperts are] people who were particularly engaged with their community and who had developed a substantial personal platform of influence in those communities.

This idea of technical community is core to the award, and something that I believe VMware foster extremely well. The (separate but related) VMUG organisation is obviously a large part of this- I’m a regular at the London events - and between that and VMworld there’s the opportunity to meet fellow professionals in person. The vExpert Slack Channel is always busy but the wider VMware online community extends from Cloud Credibility, VMTN, VMware {code} and out into all the independent forums and blogs. Not forgetting Twitter of course.

So, much more to come from me through the next year and I look forward to continuing to be an active member of the vCommunity.