SUMMARY OF EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS A Pre-Sales Consultant-level, Storage Networking Engineer/Systems Engineer/Solutions Architect, with 15 years of experience; comprising Fortune/Global 1000 corporate and entrepreneurial startup management. Recognized as an evangelist with specific expertise in researching emerging technologies and their transitions to standards-based deployments, e.g., Virtualization and SRM, IP convergence and IP-based secure storage networking. Accomplished skills include competitive technology solution sales, competitive technical strategy and marketing, customer service, business development, and technical program and project management.
Mar 2003 - Present
Storage Systems Consultant
Storage Systems Consultant at HPSNProvided technical competitive positioning, customer needs analysis, proposal development, and the complete solutions process of sizing, configuration, and integration into new or existing infrastructures. Provided on-going internal technical training and multi-vendor storage product interoperability lab testing.Storage Systems Engineer concentrating in IP-based, multi-tiered, storage networking; network-attached and array systems were NAS-based Gigabit Ethernet and SAN-based Fibre Channel products. Storage products ranged from mid-range departmental to enterprise class; NAS and SAN Disk Storage, Storage Networking and Storage Blades. Authored technology-based, customer presentations and proposals, RFP/RFI and RFQ responses, technical research reports, and reviewed technical white papers and product application notes. Researched emerging technologies such as: Virtualization and SRM, Grid Architecture , Fabric Computing, Storage Networking Security, the iSCSI protocol and Data Center Architecture for both virtualization and convergence of server/storage and IP-based networks.