I'm co-hosting an IT Camp with Robert Bakker this week

As a virtual Technical Evangelist (TE) for Microsoft Netherlands, it is my privilege to work together with legendary people. In the past I've worked with Daniel van Soest and Tony Krijnen to organize IT Camps. This week, on Tuesday April 14, I'm working with Robert Bakker to organize an Azure IT Camp at Van der Valk Schiphol, the … Continue reading "I'm co-hosting an IT Camp with Robert Bakker this week"

I’ll be speaking at WinDays Croatia 15

Last year, at Sinergija 14 in Belgrade, Serbia, I made a lot of friends and they seem to have enjoyed the sessions I presented at the event, because I have invitations from throughout the region to come speak at events. One of my new friends, Romeo Milnar, a Hyper-V Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) from … Continue reading "I’ll be speaking at WinDays Croatia 15"

Raymond and I will be inspiring a new group of High School students

Remember when Raymond and I delivered a fully customized presentation on the Bring-Your-Own (BYO) technologies in Windows 8.1 (Update) and Windows Server 2012 R2 (Update) to a group of High School students last year? Ronald Wassink and Arnold Maatman reached out to us again to inspire their seniors to lead a life of continuous learning. … Continue reading "Raymond and I will be inspiring a new group of High School students"

Pictures of the 2015 Nordic Infrastructure Conference

Raymond and I delivered two sessions at the 4th edition of the Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NIC) in Oslo, Norway. This was my second time on stage for NIC and Raymond’s third time. Just like last year, we flew from Amsterdam Schiphol Airport (AMS) to Oslo Gardermoen Lufthavn (OSL) and upon arrival of our 2-hour flight, … Continue reading "Pictures of the 2015 Nordic Infrastructure Conference"

I will be speaking at Nordic Infrastructure Conference 4th Edition

The speaker season for 2015 is about to start. Of course, we're kicking off with the Nordic Infrastructure Conference (NICConf) in Oslo, Norway. I'll be copresenting two sessions with Raymond Comvalius at NIC's 4th edition. As our session on Experts Live 2014 on the pitfalls when virtualizing Domain Controllers was a huge success, we will … Continue reading "I will be speaking at Nordic Infrastructure Conference 4th Edition"

Pictures of ITPRO|DEV Connections Greece 2014

Last weekend, I had the opportunity to speak at ITPRO|DEV Connections 2014 in Athens, Greece. This meant I not only had the opportunity to share knowledge with Greek IT Pros, joined by the their IT professional community autoexec.gr and developers community, dotNETZone.gr, but also to enjoy some nice weather and meet with old friends again. … Continue reading "Pictures of ITPRO|DEV Connections Greece 2014"

Seventh Consecutive Year as a Directory Services MVP

This afternoon, I received an e-mail message titled: “Congratulations 2015 Microsoft MVP!” This is the seventh message I receive, welcoming me (back) to Microsofts Most Valuable Professional (MVP) Program. It’s my honor to accept the award and wear the MVP logo for the seventh consecutive year. Just like previous years, I will take my experiences … Continue reading "Seventh Consecutive Year as a Directory Services MVP"

Pictures of Experts Live 2014

On Thursday November 18, 2014, Raymond and I delivered two 1-hour sessions at Experts Live 2014 at Cinemic in Ede, the Netherlands. With nearly 800 attendees, Experts Live transformed the cinema multiplex with its 6 smaller auditoriums (177 seats), its grand auditorium (336 seats) and its new Expo Theatre (1030 seats) into a buzzing and … Continue reading "Pictures of Experts Live 2014"

Speaking at ITPRO | DEV Connections Greece again

Last year, I was invited to speak at ITPro | DEV Connections Greece. That was great fun, so we were delighted to see this years organization asking Adnan and me to send in some session proposals for this years event. Even better was seeing our proposals accepted. As a bonus: Our buddy Peter also got … Continue reading "Speaking at ITPRO | DEV Connections Greece again"