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May 13, 2015

Steve Wilson of Citrix talks about Keynote announcments

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VMBlog speaks with Steve Wilson - Vice President and Product Unit Manager, Converged Infrastructure at Citrix.

Steve Wilson is vice president and product unit manager for Converged Infrastructure at Citrix. He oversees the development of server virtualization, cloud orchestration, lifecycle management and storage technologies and products at Citrix, as well as Citrix contributions to Xen Project and Apache CloudStack.

Wilson is a recognized expert on technologies related to systems management, virtualization and cloud technologies. Before joining Citrix, Wilson was at Oracle where he was vice president of Product Development for Oracle Enterprise Manager. Prior to that role, Wilson was the vice president/general manager for virtualization technologies at Sun Microsystems. He has also served as vice president of Product Management at Cassatt Corporation, an early innovator in Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) technologies. Earlier in his career, Wilson served as director of NetBeans technologies at Sun where he led Sun’s open source Java developer tools efforts, and he was an early member of the Java development team where he developed many of the original techniques and technologies for performance analyzing and tuning large-scale Java applications. He is the lead author of “Java Platform Performance: Strategies and Tactics”.

Wilson holds a degree in business administration from the University of San Diego and is a second-degree black belt in Taekwondo.

Last modified on May 13, 2015
Brian Ducharme

Brian is an event reporter for VMBlog.com and an expert in virtualization/cloud techonlogies.  In his 15+ years of experience in the virtualization/cloud field he has interviewed hundreds of companies, users and executives.  Brian has been an active member of the NEVMUG (NEVTUG) since 2006 and attends both vmworld and Citrix Synergy every year.  Brian works full time as a Senior Software Engineer for Liquidware Labs.

Brian also spent 5 years as the managing editor of Virtual Strategy Magazine, an online magazine focused on the virtualization industry and the past 6 years with vmblog. He has a background in Computer Graphics, Marketing, Programming, Web Design, Mobile App Development, Linux Administration and is an active member of the NHJS group.