Brian Kirsch is an IT architect and instructor at Milwaukee Area Technical College, focusing primarily on the virtualization and storage environments. He has been in information technology for more than 15 years and worked with VMware products for more than seven years. Brian holds multiple certifications from Microsoft, CommVault, VMware and EMC. He also sits on the VMware Customer Council, a role he has held for the last five years, helping to provide a direct line of communication from customers to the VMware product architects. Brian also accepted a position in 2012 as a member of the VMUG Global Board of Directors.