First year awarded:
Number of MVP Awards:
Remote Desktop Services
Cluster, Enterprise Client Management, Hyper-V
Author / Evangelist with www.PluralSight.com
Greg Shields is Author/Evangelist with www.PluralSight.com and formerly Senior Partner with Concentrated Technology. With nearly twenty years of IT experience, Greg is one of the world’s leading experts on virtualization, cloud, and systems management technologies. Greg is a contributing editor and columnist for Microsoft TechNet Magazine, Redmond Magazine, Virtualization Review Magazine, has written over a dozen books, and is a regular contributor to online publications like TechTarget, Windows IT Pro, and MCPMag.com. He is a highly sought-after and top-ranked speaker for live and recorded events, and is seen regularly at conferences like TechMentor, the Microsoft Management Summit, Microsoft Tech Ed, VMworld, and Connections, among others. Greg has produced hundreds of hours of video training for PluralSight, CBT Nuggets, TechTarget, the Redmond Media Group, among others. He has served as conference chair for TechMentor Events since 2005. Greg is known for his ability to relate highly technical concepts to audiences at every organizational level, and with an eye towards fulfilling business requirements. Greg has participated in nearly every role in the IT career path: Technician, systems administrator, engineer, solutions architect, technical manager, principal consultant, trainer, and independent technology expert. This wide and deep experience gives Greg a unique perspective on the IT landscape from the view of technology as well as the business decisions that drive its implementation. Greg is particularly skilled in strategic-level consulting having assisted SMBs to enterprises, including: Raytheon Company, Northrup Grumman, University of Illinois, W. L. Gore & Associates, New Belgium Brewing, Children’s Hospital, FlightSafety International, Winter Park Ski Resort, The Denver Post, and others. Greg is a multiple-year recipient of the Microsoft MVP award, VMware vExpert award, and Citrix CTP award.