Christiaan Brinkhoff works as Cloud Architect and Technology Evangelist for the Windows Virtual Desktop and FSLogix team at Microsoft. Christiaan’s primary focus is Public Cloud infrastructures and End-User Computing environments for the larger multinational enterprise customers for the EMEA region. He designs and provide complex migrations, pre-sales, helps customers with the Digital Transformation, advises on Cloud strategies, writes business continuity plans, strategies, and realizes on-premises and cloud-based environments. When he wants to get something done, he keeps going until he reaches his goal. He is very resourceful in finding solutions for challenges that seem impossible at first.
Christiaan’s new project is writing a book called Book Project Byte-Sized – a new community project as co-author, which is expected to be released this June. Please see projectbytesized.com for more info.
Furthermore, he also shares his knowledge by speaking at large international conferences, such as Microsoft events, Citrix Synergy, ExpertsLive, Parallels Partner Conference, E2E – PubForum (Amsterdam, Athens), local user groups (Dutch, Irish, Swedish and Denmark User Group), and provides webinars and writes articles for IT vendors, as well as his website, christiaanbrinkhoff.com – to share his passion for Cloud innovation. This community-related work got him the privilege to achieve the following three vendor awards, such as Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft Azure, Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), and VMware vExpert. There are currently only five people in the world that have all these titles combined. The titles give him the privilege to interact with product management and development teams within Microsoft, Citrix and VMware for problem-solving and future roadmap discussions.
His blog received also the top 20 awards of best Azure Blogs and Websites To Follow in 2019 of feedspot.com – listed at #8, next to other great well-known blogs of the industry!
Christiaan is also part of the Microsoft Azure Advisors group and is an MCSE: Microsoft Azure Cloud Platform and Infrastructure, Azure Specialist and MCSA Windows Desktop 7, 8 – 10 and Office 365.
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