Cloud & Virtualization Live! Advisory Board

Conference Co-Chair:

Greg Shields
Cloud and Virtualization Live! Conference Chair
Senior Partner and Principal Technologist, Concentrated Technology
Greg Shields is a Senior Partner and Principal Technologist with Concentrated Technology. He also serves as a contributing editor and columnist for TechNet Magazine and Redmond Magazine, and is a highly sought-after and top-ranked speaker for live and recorded events. Greg can be found at numerous IT conferences such as Tech Ed, MMS, and VMworld among others, and has served as Conference Chair for 1105 Media's TechMentor Conference since 2005. Greg has been a multiple recipient of both Microsoft "Most Valuable Professional" award as well as VMware's vExpert award.


Advisory Board:

Bruce Hoard
Editor in Chief, Virtualization Review Magazine
Bruce Hoard has been editor in chief of Virtualization Review for two and a half years, during which time he has been responsible for putting out the print magazine version of the publication while blogging and developing blogs for the publication's extensive website. Prior to working at 1105 Media, he was a successful freelance writer, editor and project manager for 20 years, working on a wide range of custom publications for the IT industry.
Keith Ward
Editor in Chief, Visual Studio Magazine
Keith Ward is editor in chief of Visual Studio Magazine. He's been a technology journalist for more than a decade. In that time, he's covered all aspects of the industry, from IT administration to virtualization to software development. He was founding editor of Virtualization Review magazine, editor of Redmond magazine and senior editor of Microsoft Certified Professional magazine. He served as editor in chief of MSDN Magazine before his current role with Visual Studio Magazine.