While at the inaugural IGEL #DisruptEUC 2018 conference hosted at the AMD Headquarters in Austin, Texas, VMblog spoke with Nabeel Youakim, Vice President, Product & Strategic Partners at Citrix. He has been with the company 20+ years in various departments. Nabeel talks about the great relationship and partnership Citrix has with IGEL and how the two companies are aligned. He tells the story of Citrix growth last year, with 6% growth rate and 400,000 customers using Citrix and over 120 million devices. Hear more about their software-defined and IoT initiatives and how they are helping end users do their work in a more efficient and easy manner. Watch and learn about three new focuses for Citrix in 2018.
Stratodesk is a software company that focuses on hardware agnostic thin client software and PC repurposing solutions. Stratodesk's signature product is NoTouch Desktop. Stratodesk's mission is to provide the most powerful and simple to use endpoint OS for VMware, Citrix and other VDI environments and a centralized endpoint management solution. NoTouch Desktop works on any kind of old and new dektop hardware (PCs, Laptops, Thin Client devices) and offer more security, better and easier client management, increased reliability and lower total cost of ownership to companies of all sizes.
Read this exclusive pre-show interview between VMblog and Stratodesk to learn what they have planned for Citrix Synergy 2017.
Our team spends all year preparing programs for Citrix Synergy and, by spring, we can recite details about the conference in our sleep. But newcomers and even alumni can feel overwhelmed by the incredible number of options for intensive training and networking, and wonder whether they’re making the right choices.
VMBlog speaks with Ken Oestreich, Senior Director, Product Marketing, Cloud Services at Citrix during Citrix Synergy 2016.
Ken Oestreich is senior director of product marketing for Cloud Services, a role in which he helps drive the convergence of cloud, desktops and application delivery at Citrix. For more than 20 years, he has led marketing in the converged infrastructure, cloud computing, and network identity spaces. Oestreich specializes in new product introductions and new category development.
Oestreich began his career in electrical engineering, controlling adaptive optics with Litton Industries. He was also with Sun Microsystems in various new product management capacities. Prior to Citrix, Oestreich was with EMC, where he helped develop cloud computing and IT-as-a-service strategies. Previously, Oestreich held leadership positions with Egenera Inc. and Cassatt Corp.
Oestreich holds an MBA from Columbia University and a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania.
VMBlog speaks with Calvin Hsu, Vice President, Product Marketing, Windows App Delivery at Citrix during Citrix Synergy 2016.
Calvin Hsu is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for the market-leading Citrix desktop virtualization solutions, XenDesktop and XenApp. Hsu leads the team that is evangelizing centralized desktop delivery as a primary enabler of customer initiatives, such as BYO, enterprise mobility and business continuity and is helping to drive an industry transition to delivering desktops and apps from the cloud.
Since joining Citrix in 2004, Hsu has helped the company launch major software releases of both XenDesktop and XenApp. Hsu has over 15 years of experience in software technology marketing and management, and prior to Citrix led product marketing for an enterprise storage virtualization software company. Hsu also has experience in data quality management and database requirement methodologies, and was a management consultant to federal government agencies.
Hsu holds a bachelor’s degree from the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
VMBlog speaks with Manoj Raisinghani, Vice President Mobility Platforms, of Citrix during Citrix Synergy 2016.
Manoj Raisinghani leads the worldwide go-to-market strategy and its execution for enterprise mobility management (EMM) solutions at Citrix. This includes establishing market leadership for Citrix mobility and enabling field sales. Raisinghani’s role allows channel teams to position and sell solutions that deliver comprehensive mobility management and security of devices, apps and data.
Prior to Citrix, Raisinghani led product marketing and go-to-market strategy for the datacenter automation and cloud management group at HP. For the last 18 years, he has led teams in technology architecture, product management, strategic insight management and business development for new and mature lines of business across consumer and enterprise segments.
As an entrepreneur in the San Francisco bay area, Raisinghani created and sold an application services start-up. Over the years, Raisinghani has been part of multiple business incubations in the areas of IT operations management, SaaS and cloud solutions.
Raisinghani earned a master’s degree in computer engineering from Oregon State University and a bachelor’s degree in electronics from the University of Mumbai.
VMBlog speaks with Calvin Hsu – Vice President, Product Marketing, Desktops and Apps at Citrix during Citrix Synergy 2015.
Citrix Synergy is the premier industry conference on the software-defined workplace, which is enabling new ways to work better. The Synergy agenda is packed with training on how to accelerate the path to mobility-transformed business—an imperative for both IT and your organization. The different perspectives and technology vision you’ll gain at Synergy can have a major impact on your company’s IT strategy. Learn what’s new, see what’s possible and find out what others have accomplished. You’ll be inspired by:
Brian Ducharme of VMBlog.com speaks with Calvin Hsu, VP of Product Marketing, Desktop and Apps during Citrix Synergy 2013.
Calvin Hsu – Vice President, Product Marketing, Desktops and Apps
Calvin Hsu is responsible for the go-to-market strategy for the market-leading desktop virtualization solutions, Citrix XenDesktop and Citrix XenApp. Hsu leads the team that is evangelizing centralized desktop delivery as a primary enabler of customer initiatives such as BYO, enterprise mobility and business continuity, and is helping to drive an industry transition to delivering desktops and apps from the cloud.
Since joining Citrix in 2004, Hsu has helped the company launch major software releases of both XenDesktop and XenApp, which helped position the company to reach $2B in revenue. Hsu has 16 years of experience in software technology marketing and management, and prior to Citrix led product marketing for an enterprise storage virtualization software company. Hsu also has experience in data quality management and database requirements methodologies, and was a management consultant to federal government agencies.
Hsu holds degrees from The Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania.
Follow Calvin’s blog: http://blogs.citrix.com/author/calvinhs/
VMBlog.com interviews Sameer Dholakia of Citrix and Joseph George of Dell about how they are using OpenStack as a layer to orchestrate cloud architecture.