Our Authors

 Theresa Miller  Theresa Miller, Principal Technologist and Founder  – Citrix CTP, VMware vExpert, Microsoft MVP and MBA

Theresa Miller is a Principal Technologist at Cohesity. She is an IT professional that has been working as a technical expert in IT for over 20 years and has her MBA. She is uniquely industry recognized as a Microsoft MVP, Citrix CTP, VMware vExpert. Her areas of expertise are in Cloud, Hybrid-cloud, Office 365, VMware and Citrix. She is also the founder of the community blog https://24x7itconnection.com and you can find her on twitter as @24x7itconnect.

mp  Melissa Palmer, Contributing Author – VCDX #236, VMWare vExpert, Cisco Champion

Melissa is an information technology infrastructure enthusiast, and Solutions Architect.  She has also been an engineer for several very large enterprise VMware environments. She has Bachelor and Master of Engineering degrees focused in Electrical Engineering and Secure Networked Systems Design. In 2016 she achieved the VMware Certified Design Expert Certification in Data Center Virtualization.

Melissa is also the Creative Director of the Virtual Design Master program, which focuses on community members who are working towards enterprise architecture and technology certification goals.  More of her writing can be found on her own blog http://vmiss.net/.  Follow her on Twitter @vmiss33.


phoummala-schmitt-300x300 Phoummala Schmitt, Contributing Author – VMware vExpert

Phoummala is an IT professional with a broad range of experience that includes Microsoft software, VMware, and Enterprise storage. Phoummala has worked in IT consulting, IT operations even supporting a global messaging, enterprise storage and backup environment supporting employees in more than 30 countries. She holds several certifications, including an MSCA and MCTS in addition to be named vExpert 2014.

Phoummala is also one of the co-leaders of the Central PA VMUG. Some of her favorite platforms and technologies are Microsoft Exchange server, mobile devices, and VMware. You can usually find her tweeting as @Exchange Goddess or participating in various podcasts within the IT community.  She also has her own blog that can be found at www.exchangegoddess.com.


Gina Rosenthal Gina Rosenthal,  Contributing Author – VMware vExpert, EMC Elect

Gina Rosenthal is an experienced B2B product marketing manager and founder of Digital Sunshine Solutions.  She spent the last several years creating compelling product positioning, messaging, and content for enterprise software products.

She’s a community builder, her superpower is connecting people who didn’t know they needed to be connected. She was on the ground floor of creating internal and external communities at Fortune 500 companies, and was one of the original influencer advocates.

Her motto is Think Big. Think Different. Connect All!  You can connect with her on Twitter at @gminks.