The growing members of this community with their expertise on Remoting Graphics for Virtual Desktops and Applications. This group of thought leaders shares unbiased and independent knowledge via blog posts, white papers, videos and presentations at local and international events.

Barry Schiffer

Barry Schiffer

Consultant - Pre-sales & Architecture

Barry Schiffer works as an IT Architect for SLTN Inter Access with over 15 years of IT experience. Next to his deep knowledge of Citrix and RES Software products he gained a broad knowledge in the sphere of IT. Barry is responsible for the development and life cycle management of the “Uw Ideale Werkplek/Your Ideal Workplace” concept. This concept currently serves over 15.000 users working for several different customers in Healthcare, finance, retail and local government. This solution is built around the broad Citrix product stack combined with products from vendors like RES Software, SMS Passcode, Imprivata and Lakeside. During the years Barry has developed into a specialist on Microsoft Windows, Desktop and Server virtualization and application delivery with Citrix NetScaler. Barry is an active community contributor. He is one of the co-founders and member of the board of the Dutch Citrix User Group.

Dr. Benny Tritsch

Dr. Benny Tritsch

CTO

Dr. Benny Tritsch is a business developer, principal consultant, market analyst, author, and all-around geek specializing in enterprise Windows remoting and virtualization solutions. He speaks around the world at several conferences each year, including Microsoft TechEd/Ignite, Citrix Synergy, VMware VMworld, BriForum and E2EVC. He has received the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award for RDS since 2004, the Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) since 2006 and the VMware vExpert in 2015. If you want to know more about Benny’s activities in the virtualization communit.

Bram Wolfs

Bram Wolfs

End User Computing Consultant

Bram Wolfs is an IT Consultant with a wide range of experience in the IT industry, his primary focus and interest is around End User Computing solutions from Microsoft, Citrix and VMware. Bram supports customers with building their IT infrastructure from the ground up and to get the most out of their running infrastructure to increase customer productivity. Besides his job as consultant he spends time on developing software to support his daily job and to fill gaps based on customer needs. Bram is also active in numerous community activities and awarded Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) and RES Software Valued Professional (RSVP).

Erik Bohnhorst

Erik Bohnhorst

Performance Engineering Lead Architect at NVIDIA

Over time I became the technical lead at Hewlett-Packard in EMEA for Client Virtualization solutions where I evaluated and presented the newest and upcoming technologies working closely or being part of the VDI engineering team at HP in Houston before I moved to NVIDIA to work on NVIDIA GRID. At NVIDIA I started as a Senior GRID Solution Architect in Central Europe and then moved to the GRID Business Unit where we work with partners like Citrix, Microsoft, Red Hat and VMware on current and upcoming technologies to change the way people work.

Frank Anderson

Frank Anderson

EUC Architect at VMware

Accomplished, results-oriented, Solutions Architect with solid experience driving end-user computing solutions. Extensive portfolio including some of the best reference architectures, guidance and performance studies in the industry. Thought-leader professional with over 20 years of experience in end-user computing. Currently employed by VMware with prior experience working for Citrix and Cisco.

Freek Berson

Freek Berson

End User Computing Specialist

End User Computing enthusiast/ evangelist and Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) on RDS since 2011, working at Wortell and RDSGurus.

I work with lots of Microsoft products daily, but my focus is on End User Computing (EUC), Remote Desktop Services (RDS), Terminal Services (TS), Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI), and the Windows Server & Microsoft Azure platform in general. I’m a MSCE, MCSA, MCC and MCITP on various topics.

Authoring articles and blog posts, creating on demand courses, speaking at conferences. I enjoy sharing information on End User Computing mostly on the Microsoft platform.

Gabe Knuth

Gabe Knuth

Blogger at BrianMadden

Gabe Knuth is an independent industry analyst, blogger, and speaker, known throughout the world as “the other guy” at BrianMadden.com. He has been nearly 100% focused on desktops, applications, and devices throughout his 16 year career in IT, a journey that has taken him from help desks, to data centers, to the cloud as a consultant, in-house IT person, and as an analyst. As evidenced by his co-authorship of the book The VDI Delusion, Gabe’s focus tends to lean more toward practical, real-world uses for technology, essentially boiling off the hype and examining the actual usefulness of each technology in specific use cases. Gabe has written for BrianMadden.com and SearchVirtualDesktop.com since 2007, and has spoken at major industry trade shows such as BriForum and Citrix Synergy

Jits Langedijk

Jits Langedijk

Technology Officer at PQR

Jits Langedijk is Technology Officer at PQR. As a Technology Officer he is responsible for IT vision and strategy. With his 15+ years of experience in IT he is able to analyze and advice organizations on their IT vision and strategy as well. He has a focus on delivering smart solutions, enabling people to work in a pleasant and productive manner. With a brought experience in the End User Computing space, the Workspace, he knows how to translate functional requirements into technical solutions that fits.

With the right Remote Desktop and Application (Microsoft (Azure), Citrix and VMware), Enterprise Mobility Management and Internet of Things (IoT) solutions he is able to deliver a great Dynamic Workspace, where User eXperience (UX) is key! Jits is awarded as a Citrix Technology Advocate.

Kristin Griffin

Kristin Griffin

Managing Partner at RDS Gurus

Kristin has worked for over 13 years as a sys admin, project manager, and IT consultant for small to medium sized businesses. She currently is a Microsoft MVP for Remote Desktop Services (and have been for since 2009).  Kristin co-authored the following books: Microsoft Windows 2008 Server Terminal Services Resource Kit and Microsoft Windows 2008 R2 Remote Desktop Services Resource Kit.

She has written articles on Powershell scripting, and was a contributing author for Mark Minasi’s Windows Server 2008 book series (I wrote a chapter on PKI) and also wrote a chapter for Mark’s Mastering Windows Server 2008 R2 book.

Magnar Johnson

Magnar Johnson

End user computing and remote graphics specialist and owner at Firstpoint Bergen AS

Magnar is a EUC solution specialist, blogger, speaker, and community tool developer with 15+ years’ experience in End User Computing. Based in Bergen, Norway, he has worked with Citrix, Microsoft, and VMWare products since 1999 and with NVIDIA products since 2012. Magnar has a passion for technology, computer visualization, and virtual reality, as well as experience in 3D modeling, graphic manipulation, and video effects. He has assessed, designed, implemented, and supported many virtual graphics solutions based on NVIDIA technology for small to large companies in the oil and gas industry in Norway. Magnar shares his knowledge, tools and experience on his blog, www.virtualexperience.no, and speaks at numerous industry conferences including Citrix Synergy, Briforum, and Citrix User Group.

Rasmus Raun Nielsen

Rasmus Raun Nielsen

Senior Systems Consultant, Conecto

Rasmus implements, upgrades, and refines Citrix environments, from small and relatively simple installations to the more complex ones. No matter if it is from sizing to configuration, performance to features, it is always with the user experience in mind. He primarily works on design and implementations of the XenApp and XenDesktop products. Rasmus is a keen attendee of the EMEA GRID partner days and training events and travels across EMEA to keep NVIDIA updated on what partners and customers need.

Ruben Spruijt

Ruben Spruijt

CTO

Ruben Spruijt is Chief Technology Officer at Atlantis Computing, responsible for driving vision, technology evangelism and thought leadership with Atlantis customers, partners and communities. Mr. Spruijt is a well-regarded author, speaker, market analyst, technologist, and all-around geek. An established industry leader and luminary, he is one of only a few individuals in the world to hold three prestigious virtualization awards: Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), NVIDIA GRID Community Advisor (NGCA), Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) and VMware vExpert.

Shawn Bass

Shawn Bass

CTO - End-User Computing at VMware

Shawn is a recognized expert in the End User Computing industry. With more than 20 years of consulting experience, he has worked with all facets of End User Computing (Terminal Services, Virtual Desktops, Application Virtualization and Enterprise Mobility Management) since the very beginning of these technologies. Shawn joined VMware in September 2014 to help lead and define a long-term strategy for VMware’s End User Computing products and works closely with the product team in implementing the strategy in the years to come. He is currently serving as CTO of Desktop Technologies in the EUC business unit.

Thomas Poppelgaard

Thomas Poppelgaard

Independent Consultant / Technology Evangelist

Thomas Poppelgaard was awarded the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) award in 2015 and 2016, Citrix Technology Professional (CTP) award in 2013 and the RES Software Valuable Professional award since 2013. Thomas has 19 years of IT experience and currently works as a Technology Evangelist / Independent Consultant at his own company, Poppelgaard.com. He works with Advisory, Business development, IT-strategy, Pre-sales, Architectural designing, Planning, Implementation and Troubleshooting solutions within Citrix, VMware, Microsoft, NVIDIA/AMD/INTEL environments. He is also highly involved in Proof of Concepts to help prove why business should adapt new technologies.