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About me

Welcome to Robert Guske’s blog

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Professional Information

Robert Guske is an accomplished, hands-on, & well informed IT professional with 15+ years of experience in providing strategic guidance regarding IT technology and infrastructural enhancements. In his current role as a Staff Technical Account Manager within VMware’s Customer Success Organization, he’s a strategic advocate by helping clients and organizations in achieving business and IT objectives using VMware’s technologies and by bridging people, process and technology gaps.

Robert is also part of VMware’s Office of the CTO Ambassador program and helps to ensure an active collaboration between VMware’s R&D and field organizations as well as customers across Europe.

Open-Source Contributions

He’s very keen on cloud native technologies and an active team-member and contributor of the open source project VMware Event Broker Appliance (https://vmweventbroker.io). This project has the intention to reveal the hidden potential of events in VMware’s SDDC by providing event-driven interactions with VMware solutions like e.g. vSphere.

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Official VEBA Mascot - Otto the Orca

Achievements

Details via Robert’s Linked profile.

Certifications

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vExpert

Status: Active 2019 - 2021

Acknowledgement by sharing passion and gained experience with the community.

About the program
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.
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vExpert Subprograms

The vExpert Application Modernization subprogram rewards those, who have stronger contributed on this specific topic (Application modernization).

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Public Events - Speaking, Demoing, Staff and Initiatives

2019

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UserCon Germany 2019, Frankfurt SPEAKER - Presenting about the topic Event-Driven interactions with vSphere using Functions as a Service. https://www.vmug.com/events2/vmug-usercon
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Container Days Hamburg 2019 STAFF - at the VMware booth to present the Modern Apps strategy and vision. https://www.containerdays.io/

2018

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VMworld 2018, Barcelona STAFF - at the VMware Cloud Foundation booth - VMworld Expo Area. https://www.vmworld.com/
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VMworld 2018, Barcelona STAFF - Representing the VMware TAM program at the VMworld TAM Customer Central area. https://www.vmworld.com/
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VMware TAM Customer Roundtable 2018, Hamburg HOST & SPEAKER - An exclusive event for VMware TAM customers. Robert organized and hosted the event as well as presented on it. https://www.vmware.com/professional-services/optimization-advocacy.html

2017

Event My Part Homepage
VMworld 2017, Barcelona STAFF - VMworld Hands-on Labs team-member. https://www.vmworld.com/
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VMworld 2017 - Hands-on Labs Staff

Providing conference attendees a unique Hands-on Labs experience was part of his role and he took it seriously 😊 .

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Certificate of Achievement - VMworld 2017 HOL

2016

Event My Part Homepage
Bechtle IT Forum Nord, Hamburg SPEAKER - The IT Forum Nord is a customer facing event hosted by the Bechtle IT Systemhaus Hamburg GmbH. Employed as a Datacenter Consultant at this time, he presented on the topic Hyperconverged Solutions by Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Link to the Customer Invitation can be found here: https://bit.ly/32gBxfW. https://www.bechtle.com/de-en/
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Speaker - Bechtle IT Forum Nord 2016