vExpert: Christopher Wells

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    NameChristopher Wells
    LocationMountain View, CA
    United States
    Short DescriptionSr. Technical Marketing Engineer @CohoData, VMware vExpert 2011-14,blogger, VCP, RHCE, cloud computing, virtualization, storage.
    IndustryComputer Hardware, Computer Software
    OverviewChristopher Wells is originally from NY but also lived in AZ and spent half of his IT career in APAC, in Tokyo, Japan. He is an IT professional, most recently having worked for an international testing and certification company, and VMware & NetApp customer, TÜV Rheinland Japan, Ltd. He currently lives with his wife and two kids in Morrisville, NC. He has been a Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer developing VMware Cloud solutions since September 2011. At NetApp, Chris creates VMware solution oriented technical content for Customers, System Engineers and Channel Partners. He also works closely with Product Management, Technical Alliance teams, and Development Engineering on the company's future strategies related to VMware solutions. In addition, he collaborates with third-party vendor organizations as required to achieve corporate goals regarding product integration and best practices. Chris is a current RHCE and VCP 3/4/5 & VSP certification holder and recognized as a strong contributor in the community via the vExpert award for 2011 & 2012. He is pursuing the VMware VCAP-DCA and VCP-DCD as well as the VCDX certifications. His other interests are in the areas of cloud theory, DevOps, *aaS, and new datacenter technologies.
    Technical CertificationsVCP, RHCE
    Publications and Speaking EngagementsVMworld 2011/2013, PEX 2012/2013, VMUG
    User Groups and CommunitiesTokyo VMUG, Silicon Valley VMUG
    Expertise and InterestsVirtualization, Cloud Computing, Storage


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