Aakash Basavaraj

Program Manager for SCOM @ Microsoft
Aakash is Program Manager at Microsoft's System Center Team. He has been with Microsoft for over 10 years now, and has had immense customer facing experience in different industries. His passion for technology, hunger for trying new things and for being part of product designing lead him to Program Management.

Adam Kinniburgh

VP Innovation @SquaredUp
Adam has been with SquaredUp for three years now. In his role, he's responsible for all the work they do with their customers to get as much value out of SquaredUp as possible. Most of his career has been Systems Engineer-focused at various levels. From starting out on a busy IT help desk right through to consulting for government, all of his experience has been about using technology to solve problems for people.

Alex Protsenko

Team lead at Viacode
Alex Protsenko is a software engineering leader with a specialization in the development of SCOM management packs. Alex has been working directly with the Microsoft SQL Server Product Team for over 5 years, where he has participated in the product planning/roadmap and led both the architecture and product development of the management packs for the SQL Server product family.
Ali Burak Genc

Ali Burak Genc

Consultant @ TopQore
With over 20 years of experience in network and system administration, Ali has worked across retail, media, and financial services sectors, gaining valuable insights into diverse business requirements. For the past 15 years, he has specialized in designing and implementing monitoring systems, primarily using SCOM. This expertise has enabled him to develop customized monitoring solutions and integrations. Beyond his professional endeavours, Ali is also passionate about photography.

Anders Öberg

System Specialist @ Trafikverket
Anders has an architect/specialist/developer background and started his journey with Unicenter Suite frĂ„n CA back in the ’90s when he came across SCOM 2012 in 2014. He then started to develop Management Packs in Visual Studio with Authoring Extensions. In the past 6 years, he has focused on SCOM automations and integrations to other internal systems at Swedish Transport Administration.

Angilyn Wright

Application stability assurance analyst for Polypore INC.
Angilyn is an IT professional with 12 years’ experience. She currently serves as Application Stability Assurance Analyst for Polypore Inc., an Asahi Kasei Company. She is passionate about application monitoring and how such tools can facilitate continuous improvement while enhancing the end user’s overall experience.

Ankur Gupta

Program Manager @ Microsoft
Ankur Gupta is a Program Manager at Microsoft. He has been with the SCOM team for almost 3 years now, working on multiple initiatives to make the product better and more user-friendly. Previous to Microsoft, he was working in other deep-tech companies for 4 years making products in a host of domains. He has a deep passion for technology that can potentially change the world.

Anthony Ashmead

Enterprise Monitoring Consultant and SCOM SME
Anthony Ashmead (Ash) is an Enterprise Monitoring Consultant and SCOM SME. He has over 25 years of experience in the IT industry, the majority of this in IT Operations with the last 15 years focusing on SCOM. A self-confessed “Jack of all trades and master of none”, he found his niche with SCOM and started on his monitoring journey.

Ashley Thompson

Technical Account Manager @SquaredUp

Ashley works closely with customers at all levels, providing support, training, hosting webinars, and creating video content, all around SquaredUp's product line up.

Bhavna Appayya

Product Manager @ Microsoft
Bhavna is a Product Manager in Microsoft's System Center team. She is passionate about using technology and product design to help customers run their business better. Prior to Microsoft, she worked on data science and big data solutions at SAP.

Billy York

Microsoft cloud and datacenter management MVP
Billy is a Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, specialising in Monitoring and Automation. He has years of experience with SCOM and Azure Monitor.

Blake Drumm

Support Escalation Engineer @ Microsoft
Blake worked with System Center Operations Manager at Microsoft Support, where he focused on improving IT infrastructure monitoring and management. He has a strong background in using PowerShell to create practical automation scripts that help streamline system operations. At Microsoft, Blake is appreciated for his down-to-earth approach and commitment to solving complex technical challenges, contributing positively to both his team and the broader IT community.

Bob Cornelissen

Microsoft MVP & managing consultant @TOPQORE
Bob (AKA SCOM Bob) is a Managing Consultant at TopQore, a highly specialized Cloud and Datacenter Management consultancy from the Netherlands and operating world-wide. Bob is an 11 x MVP, blogs, wrote a book, presents at events in person or virtually world wide, and loves anything community related.

Brett Chevalier

Microsoft Engineer
Brett is a Windows Server engineer with almost 25 years of IT experience in various industries. His experience ranges back more than 15 years with MOM and SMS, prior to their inclusion in the System Center suite of products. For the past 10 years Brett has led the operational management initiatives for the Windows Server infrastructure at a leading regional paediatric healthcare system focusing on using System Center for systems management, software deployments, patching and automation.

Bruce Cullen

Director of Engineering @ SquaredUp, Founding Member @ Cookdown
Meet Bruce, Product Director at SquaredUp & Founding member of Cookdown. He product manages cloud integrations and on-prem products bringing the worlds tools together under smart dashboards that understand your data. With a decade-long stint at Citrix under his belt, Bruce's journey from software tester to project management maestro saw him spearhead the transition of XenApp and XenDesktop (aka CVAD) from on-premises to cloud. Passionate about observability and sustainable computing, Bruce is your go-to guru for navigating the complexities of both cloud and on-prem software. When he's not orchestrating innovation at the keyboard, you'll find him conquering miles on his bike, pounding the pavement running, or enjoying precious moments with his family.

Cameron Fuller

Solution Director at Quisitive
Cameron, former Microsoft MVP and Solution Director for Quisitive. He has 30 years of infrastructure experience, focused on monitoring and automation solutions. Cameron co-authored a number of System Center books and maintains a highly technical blog. Additionally, you can find Cameron as a speaker at conferences like the Midwest Management Summit.

Casey Collins

Technical Account Manager @SquaredUp
Casey works closely with customers at all levels. He is very knowledgeable with SquaredUp's products, enabling him to provide support, training, host webinars, and create video content.

Christian Heitkamp

Director of Products (CMO) NICE IT Management Solutions GMBH
Christian Heitkamp is director at NiCE IT Management Solutions, leading the product and global business development. As an ardent professional, he designs and develops extensions to Microsoft System Center and Office 365 for many years and has specialist skills and certifications for Office 365, IBM DB2, VMware, Oracle and other business applications. Through regular customer and partner engagements, he is bringing industry’s best practice to Microsoft System Center and Azure to enrich the value of IT management solutions.

David Smith

Senior Systems Administrator @ WellSpan Health
David Smith has 35 years of experience in the technology field and 9 years of SCOM experience in the healthcare field. He has worked with a variety of monitoring technologies across many industries and possesses strong programming skills, currently leveraging C#, Powershell, vRealize Automation, and Orchestrator.

Dieter Wijckmans

Microsoft MVP & Managing Partner @ OB-V-US
Dieter is an MVP for System Center Cloud and Data management. He's been active in the IT industry for over 15 years. He is a co-founder of OB-V-US focusing on delivering high-end consultancy to a wide variety of customers. Dieter has over 10 years of experience in SCOM projects at a variety of different customers and environments enabling monitoring for virtually everything. His motto illustrates his way of working: Don't overthink it... It's doing common things uncommonly well that brings success.

Dujon Walsham

Founder & Chief Microsoft Technologist @ ProtectOrg & Microsoft MVP
Dujon Walsham is a Microsoft MVP, the Founder/Chief Microsoft Technologist at ProtectOrg, and SME for SCOM, MEM, and Management Pack Development. Dujon is also a published author, with the release of his book “Self-Motivation: Anyone can do IT if I did IT”.

Gerald Versluis

Monitoring Expert
Gerald started working with IT Monitoring solutions in 2001, initially with BMC products and moving to SCOM with the release of SCOM 2012. He has worked for consulting companies for about 15 years on a variety of projects, building expertise in pretty much all things SCOM and occasionally digressing into other technologies like SQL Server. He now spearheads a small team of monitoring specialists at Stater NV in Amersfoort, enjoying the variety involved in monitoring, as well as sharing his experiences – starting from a simple one-liner: Monitoring isn’t next-next-finish, it’s next-next-begin.

Harold Dyck

President and CEO Silect Software INC
Harold founded in Silect in 2003 with a mission of helping companies extract more value from their investments in Microsoft management technologies. Prior to Silect, Harold founded several other successful technology companies, worked as an Entrepreneur-in-Residence in the Canadian venture capital industry and also worked at Microsoft and IBM.

Iztok Prelog

Monitoring Expert and Consultant @ Teqwave
Iztok has over 20 years of experience in the area of systems and application monitoring with a focus on Citrix infrastructure and end-user monitoring. He has been instrumental in the design and development of many application management products.

Jan Pettersson

System Specialist @ UmeÄ University
Jan started with MOM 2000 in 2002 and has a wide knowledge of the whole Microsoft platform. His team at the university takes care of everything but network infrastructure like AD, ADFS, Skype, SCOM, Exchange, EPiServer, VMWARE, Biztalk, IIS and SQL. The most crucial infrastructure though is the campus restaurant’s menus scraped via PowerShell and displayed on a SquaredUp Dashboard.

John Joyner

Senior Director and MVP
Inventor, author, speaker, and professor on datacenter and enterprise cloud computing topics, awarded Microsoft MVP the last thirteen years. Employed as Senior Director, Technology at AccountabilIT, a Microsoft Gold Certified Partner. Teaches a cloud computing management course at the University of Arkansas. Co-author of four books in the System Center Operations Manager Unleashed series. A U.S. Navy computer scientist, and retired Lieutenant Commander. Worked for NATO in Europe and aboard an aircraft carrier in the Pacific.

John Liss

Founder & CEO/Enterprise Architect @ LissProductions
John is a Microsoft enthusiast. He has been working in IT for 30+ years across various industries and lives and breathes technology. His focus lies on Architecting private, hybrid Cloud environments, Large scale solutions, and customer satisfaction. His experience covers a vast number of topics like Datacenter Architecture, Application Architecture/Development, DevOps, Monitoring, IT service management, Orchestration and Automation. With SCOM specifically – his experience ranges back more than 21 years with MOM – right up to now with SCOM 2019. When it comes to technology, John is a “Jack of all trades and a Master of many.”

John Shaw

Chief Product Officer @SquaredUp
John has spent the last over 20 years with software product companies building software products, and in that time he's managed, released and grown a lot of different products – lots of them successful, lots of them not so successful. He was also part of growing Sophos from a company not much bigger when he started than SquaredUp is now, to a multi-billion-dollar company listed on the London Stock Exchange with three and a half thousand employees.

Jonas Lenntun

Technical Business Developer @ OpsLogix
Jonas is a Technical Business Developer & and Solution Architect at OpsLogix. Jonas has a lot of experience in Microsoft products and IT Operations Management. After working in this area for almost 20 years, Jonas has developed a broad knowledge of the whole Microsoft product range and in-depth expertise in business continuity and modern application delivery.

Keith Rochester

Monitoring and Automation Consultant
Keith is an independent cloud and datacenter monitoring and automation consultant, with over 20 years of experience deploying and operating IT server and client infrastructure. He’s worked in a wide range of industry sectors including financial services, fast moving consumer goods, central government, travel, not for profit, and IT professional services. He is passionate about being a "lazy" admin, avoiding repeated work wherever possible.

Kevin Greene

Microsoft MVP and Cloud & Datacenter Management Specialist
Kevin is a Microsoft MVP (Cloud and Datacenter) and Microsoft Certified Trainer working as the Azure Practice Lead for Ergo, an IT services and consulting company operating out of Dublin, Ireland. A regular speaker at local and international events, he has also authored a number of books on Cloud and Datacenter Management technologies including 'Getting Started with Microsoft System Center Operations Manager' and 'Inside Azure Management'.

Kevin Holman

Principal Customer Success Engineer @ Microsoft
Kevin is currently a Principal Customer Success Engineer with Microsoft, consulting on System Center and Azure for our largest enterprise clients, and has been in the monitoring and management community for over 20 years.

Leon Laude

SCOM consultant
Leon is a consultant based in Sweden. He is a Microsoft enthusiast and works a lot with System Center, Hyper-V and Windows Server in general.

Marc van der Veer

Product Manager @ GripMatix
Marc has more than 10 years of experience as an End User Computing (EUC) Solution Architect, with a focus on designing and implementing desktop and application virtualization solutions based on Citrix technology.

Max Volkov

SCOM Management Pack Developer
Max Volkov lives in New Zealand with his family and two cats. He works for a managed cloud service provider called Computer Concepts Limited. In the last six years, System Center Operations manager is his passion. He works creating custom monitoring and automation solutions based on SCOM. He believes that management packs shall be more user-friendly and provide an intuitive configuration UI. Read more about Max and his adventures with SCOM on his blog

Merijn Overgaauw

Product Architect & Developer @ Gripmatix
Merijn is Product Architect & Developer at GripMatix, which develops Citrix monitoring solutions with a strong focus on maximizing Business Continuity and lowering costs to achieve such.

Michael Forde

IT Solution Architect, Paxus, Australia
Michael has 25 years experience as an international freelance IT professional, providing solutions for Fujitsu, Unisys, Data#3, and Paxus. He has consulted across diverse industries including Cybersecurity, Emergency Medicine, Aerospace, Legal, Financial, and Government. Michael is currently architecting and implementing a large-scale hybrid cloud SCOM 19 solution for DAF Queensland, in the Australian primary industry sector. In his spare time, Michael is experimenting with interfacing SCOM and room scale VR - as sitting too long can be unhealthy. He has one Wife, two Sphynx, and three i9’s.

Michael Seidl

Founder & CEO @ au2mator
Michael Seidl is the founder of au2mator and an automation enthusiast. au2mate everything is not only a phrase, it is in his DNA. Defining and automating processes for customers all around the globe his Passion. Let's talk about delegating and automating your IT with au2mator in his Session.

Michel Kamp

DevOps and Monitoring Architect @OpsLogix
Monitoring specialist from the beginning of the MOM/SCOM age with a focus on developing extensions.

Mike Sargent

Development Lead @ Silect Software
Mike has been with Silect for over 18 years and has been involved in every aspect of the development of MP Studio, MP Author and other products. He is a frequent presenter at MP University, as well as consulting with customers on process and building management packs. Mike enjoys sharing his knowledge and avoiding social media.

Nathan Foreman

Solutions Architect of Advanced Products @ Cookdown
Nathan is the Solutions Architect of Advanced Products at Cookdown, with over ten years of experience in enterprise IT and Infrastructure monitoring and management. He designs and develops both on-prem SCOM management packs as well as cloud solutions, with a focus on bring disconnected platforms closer together. Nathan enjoys speaking in the community, you may have seen him at the Midwest Management Summit, ServiceNow’s Knowledge conference or local user groups.

Nathan Gau

Senior Technical Specialist @ Microsoft
Nathan has been working in IT for over 25 years across various industries. He is currently a Senior Technical Specialist at Microsoft, doing cyber security work for public sector customers. In the SCOM world, he is best known for his white papers on alert management and has authored two Security solutions for SCOM. The first turned SCOM into a log monitoring and operational best practices security solution. The second built on that and turned SCOM into an edge device for Microsoft Sentinel.
Noorul Khan

Noorul Huda N

Customer Support Engineer @ SquaredUp
Noorul is a Customer Support Engineer at SquaredUp with wide knowledge of SCOM. She is passionate about delivering high quality support and troubleshooting complex issues effectively. Specializing in Cookdown products, Noorul helps to customize solutions according to customers' unique organizational needs. She also enjoys speaking at events and is an advocate of continuous learning, actively seeking opportunities to share insights and expand her knowledge.

Peter Svensson

System Specialist @ Göteborg Stad
Peter has 10 years experience with SCOM and has developed a variety of custom Management Packs during the years. He also is a fan of automation and has been working with Orchestrator and Powershell as the main tools. Enjoys soccer in his spare time as a spectator and coach.

Rahul Bhargava

Monitoring Architect & IT Expert
With 15 years total IT experience, I specialize in architectural monitoring for new technologies. Currently at SAXO Group, I’ve spent 9.5 years honing my skills in the monitoring and observability space. My toolkit includes SCOM, Dynatrace, Azure Monitor, SolarWinds, Prometheus, Elastic, Grafana, and PowerShell. Let’s connect and explore tech innovations!

Rajesh Samota

Solution Architect
Rajesh is a Solution Architect currently working with Mercedes Benz Research & Development India Pvt. Ltd., a subsidiary of Daimler AG. He has 11+ years of experience with SCOM under different roles (SCOM Admin, SCOM Architect, Tools Architect, Project Manager, Service Delivery Manager, Pre-sales Consultant) across 40+ customers from around globe and within various industries such as finance, energy, aviation, retail, automotive, manufacturing, chemical, consumer goods and healthcare.

Ran Nahmany

Microsoft System Engineer
Ran Nahmany is a Microsoft System Engineer based in Tel Aviv, Israel. He specializes in various enterprise Microsoft Technologies, such as - environment monitoring, data visualization, PowerShell Scripting, Azure Cloud, Exchange, etc. During his free time, he likes to design and develop tremendous websites for his clients as a freelancer. Read more

Richard Benwell

Founder CEO @SquaredUp
Richard is the founder and CEO of SquaredUp. With over 15 years' experience in developing IT management products, including software architect at Citrix, Richard founded SquaredUp to bring modern data visualization to the world of enterprise IT operations. Today, hundreds of enterprises worldwide rely on SquaredUp to control application availability, performance, and cost.

Rod Trent

Senior Cloud Security Advocate @ Microsoft
Rod Trent is a Senior Cloud Security Advocate for Microsoft and an Azure Sentinel global SME, helping customers migrate from existing SIEMs to Azure Sentinel to achieve the promise of better security through improved efficiency without compromise. He is a husband, dad, and first-time grandfather. He spends his spare time (if such a thing does truly exist) simultaneously watching episodes of the TV show, Six Million Dollar Man, and writing KQL queries.

Ronnie Johansson

System Specialist & Developer @ Trafikverket
Ronnie started his journey with SCOM by migrating MOM 2005 environment to SCOM 2007 and deploying the new SCOM 2007 environments. He soon started to develop custom Management Packs in the SCOM 2007 Authoring Console and gladly jumped into Visual Studio when the Authoring Extension was released. In the past 6 years, Ronnie has focused on SCOM automations and integrations to other internal systems at Swedish Transport Administration.

Ruud van den Hooff

Microsoft Customer Engineer
Ruud focuses on cloud and on-premise monitoring using System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) & Azure Monitor. His primary goal is to ensure customers are using the various tools and solutions to their full potential.

Sameer Mhaisekar

Technical Evangelist @ SquaredUp
Sameer represents SquaredUp in India. He is based in Hyderabad and has been working in the industry for over 5 years. He started as a SCOM Admin and later got involved in Azure consultancy briefly before joining SquaredUp as a Technical Evangelist, where he writes extensively about SCOM and Azure Monitor. He's been awarded the rare "Community Hero" and "Content Hero" Badger by Microsoft. Sameer is also the founder and main organizer of Experts Live India.

Samuel Tegenfeldt

Monitoring and System Management Solution Architect
Samuel is a monitoring and system management Solution Architect at Atea Sverige AB. He has been a consultant for 16 years, a "SCOMaholic" since the SCOM 2007 Technical Preview and has been helping customers building management packs ever since, some of them available on GitHub. An avid fan of OpenSource, he believes in sharing information and knowledge to make sure as many people as possible are living their best lives. Besides SCOM, he also works with SCSM, Grafana, InfluxDB, Azure Monitor and a lot of Powershell.

Sateesh Kumar Vinjamuri

Computer Systems Engineer @ Tata Consultancy Services
Sateesh Kumar Vinjamuri is a Computer Systems Engineer with more than 12 years of experience. He is also part of Microsoft's System Center MP maintenance team. He is a SME (subject matter expert) in on prem and cloud monitoring technologies, and is responsible for SCOM retail management packs, including Windows Workloads, Azure, M365, and Certificates.

Scott Moss

Senior Storage and Computer Engineer
I've deployed and maintained SCOM at the following companies: Cingular Wireless, at&t, Blackberry, Boston Consulting Group, AmFam Insurance, JP Morgan Chase, Rackspace. I was a 7-year Microsoft MVP in System Center Cloud and Datacenter Management from 2010 to 2017. I like playing Texas Holdem Poker, target shooting, and seeing loud bands play live music.

Serge Zuidinga

Microsoft Senior Customer Engineer
With a little over 20 years of experience in IT, Serge's primary focus lies in monitoring and automation enabling customers to maximize the use of products like Azure Monitor, Azure Automation, System Center Operations Manager and System Center Service Management Automation. He also likes to deliver workshops to customers for these products as well as for PowerShell.

Shashank Bansal

Principal Product Management Lead @ Microsoft
Shashank is a Product Manager Lead on Microsoft's System Center team. He is passionate about using technology, tools, and processes to help with a faster delivery of value to end customers. Over an 18-year journey with Microsoft, he has been involved with multiple products, building a breadth of cross-industry experiences with Windows, DevOps, System Center, and Azure.

Shawn Williams

Technical Evangelist @ SquaredUp
Shawn is a 23 year veteran from the "Infrastructure Wars" in the Education sector. Programmer, scripter, and a firm believer in getting things done. Loves playing with data, visualisations and reporting; anything data related. Sometimes brutally, but unintentionally honest. Sarcasm is how he hugs.

Shivam Kumar

Software Development Engineer @ Microsoft SCOM Product Group
Shivam is a developer in the SCOM Product Group at Microsoft. He has been actively involved in the MP ecosystem, and worked on MPs such as Azure MP. Shivam was crucial in reviving the Workload Debugging Tool, Workflow Analyzer. He’s still a learner at heart and is trying to make sense of and bootstrap the many intuitive and sometimes counterintuitive ways in which Monitoring with SCOM can work.

Stoyan Chalakov

Microsoft MVP and Senior IT Consultant
Stoyan is a Microsoft MVP and works as a Senior IT Consultant at POHN IT-Consulting, a Swiss IT consulting company, where he is responsible for the Cloud and Datacenter Management technologies. His focus lies on private and hybrid Cloud management, involving number of technologies like Microsoft System Center, Hyper-V, Office 365, Microsoft Azure and covering topics like Datacenter monitoring, IT service management, orchestration and automation. Stoyan started his career as Support Engineer for the server platform team at the Microsoft Professional Support, supporting customers from the DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland) region. As part of the Microsoft Support he was also involved in providing the highest level technical support to Microsoft Premier customers. In addition to Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter, Stoyan has an expertise in Microsoft Active Directory and the related technologies.

Thomas Beck

SCOM Subject Matter Expert (SME)
Thomas has been working with SCOM for the last 12+ years. In his time as a SCOM specialist, he has developed more than 100 custom management packs and reports for both SCOM, SCCM and SCSM. He has created automated, self-correcting, condition-based monitors and runbooks. He has also created Report sites and inter-linked reports that show different aspects of SCOM and functions as a form of “live” documentation. Thomas lives in Denmark and is in an unhealthy relationship with a football manager!

Tim Critchley

Chief Operating Officer @ SquaredUp
Tim is the Chief Operating Officer at SquaredUp and heads up the commercial and customer-facing teams at the company. He has been at SquaredUp for 4 years having spent the 10 years before that as CEO at Semafone, a leading provider of secure payment solutions. Based in the UK, he is responsible for ensuring that SquaredUp's customers and partners really value working with us in the long-term.

Victor Mushkatin

CEO at Viacode
Victor Mushkatin has been working in IT infrastructure management for 20 years. He founded VIAcode in 2001, which is the leading developer of SCOM MPs, developing over 100 MP since its inception. Victor/VIAcode was the creator of the Intercept Studio .Net/Java application monitoring technology purchased by Microsoft in 2010 and then integrated into SCOM. Victor spent 8 years as part a Group Product Manager for the Microsoft SCOM and Azure Product Teams, where he built Azure Application Insights. Victor returned to VIAcode as the CEO in 2018, where he and VIAcode have continued to develop IT infrastructure operation and management tools and services with a specialization in Azure.

Vikram Sahay

Senior Premier Field Engineer @ Microsoft
Vikram has been with Microsoft for last 14+ years, working on different System Center products as well as with Azure and M365 products.

Vincent Babin

Senior Product Manager @ SquaredUp
Vincent is a Product Manager at SquaredUp. With over 15 years of experience in the software industry, he is working closely with the SCOM and Monitoring community to elevate SquaredUp’s product lines for SCOM and single pane-of-glass observability.

Vincent de Vries

Chief Innovation Officer @ OpsLogix
Vincent started as an infrastructure consultant over 20 years ago, focusing on Active Directory and Exchange in large corporate environments. Having had a keen interest in programming, he started developing custom tools for Exchange reporting and migrations. In the last ten years, his activities have shifted towards developing custom interfaces in C#, authoring Management Packs, and consulting on System Center Operations Manager. Currently, he spends most of his time authoring management packs and creating solutions in Microsoft Azure.

Vincent Hoo Choon How

Microsoft Customer Engineer for SCOM
Vincent Hoo is a Microsoft Customer Engineer based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia and is a rare breed due to his skills and knowledge on both spectrums of the IT world. He has been working in the IT industry for about 10 years now and, during his free time, he likes to explore new products and solutions. He specializes in cloud and on-premise monitoring, data visualization and dashboard design, primarily leveraging System Center Operations Manager (SCOM) and Azure Monitor. For the last few years, Vincent has been involved in consulting and solutions integration in the Systems Management workspace, through his skills in development and his understanding of the systems management technologies.

Wei Hao Lim

Principle Cloud Solution Architect @ Microsoft
Wei Hao Lim is a Microsoft Principal Security Cloud Solution Architect based in Melbourne, Australia. He specializes in multi-cloud monitoring, security solutions, data visualization and automation design - primarily leveraging Microsoft Copilot for Security, Microsoft Defender for Cloud, Microsoft Sentinel, SCOM, Azure Monitor and Azure Cost Management. He works with enterprise customers to implement and demonstrate the value of Microsoft security and monitoring services in Azure and SCOM, removing technical blockers, drive success and driving customer confidence, usage and consumption of these products and services.

Yannick Grasser

Global technical applications manager for Polypore INC.
With more than 14 years of history with Polypore Inc., an Asahi Kasei Company, Yannick is serving a role of a global technical applications manager. He is leading technical application management sector for one of the divisions of the company which includes 24/7 manufacturing production support for several companies including Daramic, Celgard and Polypore International. His globally disbursed team (USA, Europe, Asia) of technical system analysts is responsible for providing continues support and management to several large ERP, MES, Finance and warehouse systems. Maintaining full visibility into application behaviour, ensuring continues availability and up-time are the key to successful global application landscape control.