I am a Technical Director at Pure Storage, where my focus is on Cloud, Automation (DevOps) and Microsoft solutions and integrations. I help customers and partners realize the advantages of the flash technology with Microsoft server products such as, Azure, Azure Stack, Windows Server, Hyper-V, Exchange and System Center.
Before Pure Storage I spent five years at NetApp working on Microsoft Reference Architectures for SharePoint using SnapManager for SharePoint, SnapDrive and SnapManager for SQL Server for the FAS Series (7-mode & C-mode).
I started my love for all things Microsoft (I do admit I use a MacBook Pro) was my time working at Microsoft as a Technical Evangelist on SharePoint, Office Development and .NET.
I really enjoy working with customers and helping to breakdown difficult problems and solve them with the most practical solution. Much of my career was spent balancing time between administrative tasks and software engineering so I have a unique understanding of how admins see the world as well as what a software developer expects.
I live in Cupertino where I enjoy spending time with my furry child (Lily) and mountain biking.
Places you can find me:
- Strava — http://www.strava.com/athletes/2584245
- Twitter — https://twitter.com/purepowershell
- Pure/Code() — http://code.purestorage.com
- PowerShell Toolkit — https://github.com/purestorage-openconnect/powershell-toolkit
- Code Pure Storage Slack Team — Join the team at https://pscodeinvite.azurewebsites.net/
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