VMworld Speaker Interview


Okay I had a little fun this week and I interviewed my co-worker and friend Jay Marshall about his sessions at VMworld.  He has 4 total sessions, but there is one in particular you REALLY might want to go to.

HBC2609 – Smells Like Team Spirit: Achieve Hybrid Operations Nirvana with vCloud Air:  VMware Staff Automation Specialist Gary Coburn and Senior Technical Solutions Architect Jay Marshall bring their renowned “ Gary and Jay Road Show” to the big stage at… View More

I cannot tell you what he is planning, all I can tell you…..is it will be EPIC and VERY over the top.  It may even surpass the days of PowerCLI Man dare I say?  In all seriousness I may need Jay to get me into the session as the “Q&A Runner” because it could be full.  All I can tell you is Jay is a musician and he has a lot planned to not only make this session informative, but also VERY fun.  I assure you that you will not be disappointed if you sign up for this one.  My only hope is it is not opposite my sessions.  You can see the full interview video and his other sessions below.

HBC1917 – Build Your First Mobile Application… In The Cloud… In 60 Minutes:  Two of the hottest topics in technology today are “mobile” and “cloud”. They are at the top of most CIO’s list of objectives; yet they are also the ones with the most mystery… View More

HBC2577 – Hybrid Sandboxing – Create the Ultimate On and Off Premises Test/Dev Factory:  The ability to do test/dev and sandboxing projects on throwaway cloud resources is well known. But the ability to add cloud to your existing software development lifecycle… View More

HBC2371 – Stick a Knife in IT! Chef + vCloud Air = A Well Done Cloud:  True Hybrid DevOps is a “unicorn” of most Enterprise IT shops. While DevOps culture and techniques are becoming more prevalent in the Enterprise, few are actually… View More





About Chris Colotti

Chris is active on the VMUG and event speaking circuit and is available for many events if you want to reach out and ask. Previously to this he spent close to a decade working for VMware as a Principal Architect. Previous to his nine plus years at VMware, Chris was a System Administrator that evolved his career into a data center architect. Chris spends a lot of time mentoring co-workers and friends on the benefits of personal growth and professional development. Chris is also amongst the first VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDX#37), and author of multiple white papers. In his spare time he helps his wife Julie run her promotional products as the accountant, book keeper, and IT Support. Chris also believes in both a healthy body and healthy mind, and has become heavily involved with fitness as a Diamond Team Beachbody Coach using P90X and other Beachbody Programs. Although Technology is his day job, Chris is passionate about fitness after losing 60 pounds himself in the last few years.

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