Mike's IT career spans over 25 years, involving a vast array of technologies. His roles in 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 virtualization, both from a technical and visionary point of view. For the last decade or so, 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 adviser for the Citrix Education team on Netscaler and XenDesktop technology. He is also been awarded the distinction of a Microsoft MVP, Microsoft Azure Advisor, VMware vExpert, and VMware User Group (VMUG) Leader for his state.