About: Christian Parker

Christian is a senior technical leader with extensive experience in IT architecture and major incident management, focusing on the Software Defined Data Center (SDDC). He is the VMware EMEA escalation point for VMware Support.

Eight times awarded VMware’s vExpert, for his contribution to the VMware community. In 2016, he was awarded the inaugural NSX vExpert award, and in 2019 vExpert PRO. In addition, he was the leader of the Ireland chapter of the VMware User Group (VMUG) for four years till 2022.

Christian has a passionate interest in educating others (And himself). He writes and validates certification questions for VMware as one of their volunteer Education SMEs. He is also a proven speaker and presenter on education and enhancing people’s technical careers.

Awarded vExpert every year since 2015

The annual VMware vExpert title is given to individuals who have significantly contributed to the community of VMware users over the past year. The title is awarded to individuals (not employers) for their commitment to sharing their knowledge and passion for VMware technology above and beyond their job requirements.

Awarded vExpert PRO every year since 2019

A vExpert Pro is a current vExpert who excels in their local region, adding value to the program and giving back to the community. This person has a strong relationship with the local IT community in general, and works as an advocate for the vExpert program, recruiting, mentoring and training people.

Awarded vExpert NSX 2016-2020

The program is built upon the vExpert program. This award is given to current vExperts for evangelising VMware NSX.



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