Nick Cassimatis is a Solution Engineer on the Google Cloud VMware Engine Center of Excellence team at Google Cloud. He joined Google via the acquisition of CloudSimple (Nov 2019) where he was the lead Sales Engineer. He 25+ years experience includes time at some of the biggest players in the IT industry (IBM, EMC, Dell) as well as a number of startups (Data Domain, Druva, CloudSimple)
Wade Holmes, VCDX #15, CISSP, is a Solutions Manager focused on infrastructure modernization, and is leading Google Cloud's VMware-aaS solution. Wade has over 20 years of industry experience leading products and solutions within complex computing environments of all scopes and sizes. Previous to being at Google, Wade led the VMware Cloud Provider Software Business Technical Product Management team, with overall responsibility for technical strategy and enablement of VMware's Cloud Provider Platform. Earlier in his career, Wade was the first external VMware Certified Design Expert in the world outside of VMware, fifteenth overall. Wade is an experienced presenter within the IT industry, and has previously presented at conferences such as VMworld US and Europe multiple times, RSA, Gartner Security Summit, SXSW Interactive, LISA, Tech summit US, Tech summit Tokyo, vForum Tokyo, and multiple VMware User Group conferences. Wade has been recognized as a top 50 VMware influencer and one of the top 100 virtualization people you must follow on Twitter. You can follow Wade on Twitter @wholmes.
Paul Stephenson is a business technologist helping organizations deliver the technical capabilities needed to meet business goals. He has been working with cloud technologies for over 20 years including virtualization, containers, decomposed & remotely delivered web services, cloud native applications, and most flavors of "as a Service". Paul is the global technical director for Google Cloud VMware Engine where he is leading the technical-sales go-to-market activities including cloud economics responsibilities focussing on VMware's multi-cloud & hyperscaler go-to-market execution.
Harold Simon is a Staff Cloud Solutions Architect in the Cloud Solutions Architecture organization at VMware. He is a member of the VMware CTO Ambassador’s program, presenter at VMworld (US and Europe) and has authored whitepapers and blogs for the VMware Cloud Architecture Toolkit. Harold’s certifications include VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX - Data Center and VCDX - Cloud), TOGAF9 and Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect