Alasdair has been an IT professional for over 32 years. Starting out as a Network Engineer in the heady days of thin/thick wire Ethernet, token-ring, and Novell Netware, he soon established himself as an authority on LAN/WAN technologies. Over the next 15 years he worked for many blue-chip companies, helping them develop their network services infrastructures. In the late 90’s he entered the world of virtualization via a beta of VMware Workstation and soon became an expert in VMware’s technologies. He has spent the last 15 years designing, implementing, and teaching virtual infrastructure, virtual networking, and storage. He joined VMware in 2012 to help enable partners on VMware technologies and to help them build their practices. He currently works as an indispensable member of VMware’s Livefire team. A group of experts with decades of experience in SDDC / Multi-Cloud design, deployment, and automation, where his current focuses are VMware Cloud Foundation, VMConAWS, VMware Cloud Services and Kubernetes. He brings an unwavering commitment to innovation and excellence to the ever-evolving landscape of IT and Virtualization.