Currently working as a Field Solutions Architect with CDW, has been working with virtualization since 2002 and has been in consulting since 2005. During that time, he has participated in many assessment, planning, design and implementation engagements. Previous to consulting, he worked at a major disaster recovery services company, where he assisted in recoveries during disasters such as 9/11, and hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He has worked in technology since 1998. David is currently a VMware Certified Design Expert in VI3 and vSphere 4 and VMware Certified Professional in VI2, VI3, vSphere 4 and vSphere 5. He was also awarded the VMware vExpert designation for 2009 and 2010. David also holds several certifications from Cisco HP, RedHat, Citrix, Brocade and Symantec.