Mike Nelson

Architect

ExtraHop Networks

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 12 years, 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 advisor for the Citrix Education team on Netscaler and XenDesktop technology. He is also a VMware vExpert, a VMware VCP, and VMware User Group (VMUG) Leader for his region. Mike also serves on the Technology Futures Council for Microsoft for their Server and Cloud product technologies.