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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 Lead Tanzu Emergings Solution Engineer within VMware’s Modern Applications Platform Business Unit, he’s helping clients and organizations adopting new technologies to accomplish business goals and IT objectives, which are mainly oriented towards application modernization as well as on the platforms to run such modern applications (Microservices).

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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Unofficial 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

2021

VMworld 2021

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
VMworld {Code} Connect 2021, Virtual Event SPEAKER - Presented: DIY Deployment of Event-Driven Automation in vSphere Environments #CODE2762 https://youtu.be/ieUqfir5Oag

VMware UserCon 2021

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
UserCon Germany 2021, Virtual Event CO-SPEAKER - Presented (in German): NSX Advanced Load Balancer (Avi) - Load Balancer für Next Gen und traditionelle Apps. https://youtu.be/8fLXPXs23GI

2020

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
UserCon Germany 2020, Virtual Event CO-SPEAKER - Presented: Event-Diven Automation with the VMware Event Broker Appliance - Reloaded. https://www.vmug.com/events/all-events/

2019

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
UserCon Germany 2019, Frankfurt SPEAKER - Presented: Event-Driven interactions with vSphere using Functions as a Service. https://www.vmug.com/events/all-events/
Activity @ Outcome Evidence
Container Days Hamburg 2019 STAFF - at the VMware booth to present the Modern Apps strategy and vision. Tweet below

2018

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
VMworld 2018, Barcelona STAFF - at the VMware Cloud Foundation booth - VMworld Expo Area. Tweet below
Activity @ Outcome Evidence
VMworld 2018, Barcelona STAFF - Representing the VMware TAM program at the VMworld TAM Customer Central area. Tweet below
Activity @ Outcome Evidence
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. Tweet below

2017

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
VMworld 2017, Barcelona STAFF - VMworld Hands-on Labs team-member. Tweet below
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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

Activity @ Outcome Evidence
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
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Speaker - Bechtle IT Forum Nord 2016