Speakers

Speakers



Esther Barthel

System Architect | cognition IT | @virtuEs_IT

Citrix CTA

Esther works as a Solutions Architect at cognition IT, designing and implementing Citrix solutions for both small-business and large enterprise infrastructures scaling up to 15,000 users. Ever since she hosted introduction days for technical female student candidates, Esther has shared her passion and knowledge for IT. What started with small internal meetings and a blog to report on the latest technologies has grown into international presentations at Citrix User Groups, events like E2EVC and Citrix Synergy and writing her first book, Citrix XenApp 6.5 Expert Cookbook for Packt publishing. Esther is a Founding Member of CUGC Women In Tech and has been awarded CTP since 2015.




Steve Elgan

IT Director | One World Community Health Centers | @selgan

Citrix CTA

Steve Elgan is the IT Director for OneWorld Community Health Centers and Heartland Community Health Network based in Omaha, NE. With over 20 years of hands-on IT experience, Steve also has over 15 years of leadership experience. Steve serves as a co-leader for the Omaha CUGC, has been a CTA since 2017, and is currently the President of the CUGC Steering Committee.




Daniel Feller

Systems Engineer  | Citrix Inc.|  @djfeller

With a app and desktop virtualization history dating back to 1997, Daniel has participated in many different deployments taking on many different roles. After graduating from Purdue University, Daniel started out as an IT Admin deploying WinFrame and MetaFrame 1.0. Daniel soon joined Citrix Consulting as one of the first consultants and spent many years working on some of the world’s largest and most complex environments. In addition to field projects, Daniel has also authored several well known whitepapers like the XenDesktop Design Handbook and created the intricate logic behind Citrix Project Accelerator. Daniel can usually be seen speaking at conferences focusing on design topics for application and desktop virtualization.




Manbinder Singh

Staff Software Engineer | Citrix Inc.|  @ManbinderSingh

Manbinder aka Rocket Man is a Staff Software Engineer in Citrix by the day, Innovator and Musician by the night. An Ex-Microsoft and with over 15+ automation and development experience on various Citrix technologies, Manbinder primary delivers on high quality install/upgrades for Virtual Apps and Desktops.


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Martin Zugec

Senior Architect  |  Citrix Inc.  |  @MartinZugec

Based in Florida, I’ve enjoyed delivering the virtual desktops all around the globe since 2005 as customer, partner and finally a Citrix employee. I’m half developer, half field consultant, Microsoft MVP alumni (two categories), mostly focused on automation and security. Follow me at @MartinZugec on Twitter.