Rick Vanover is a Product Strategy Specialist for Veeam. Rick’s passion for challenges led to his commitment to educate and communicate at all levels—engaging those new to virtualization as well as those who are experts. As a popular blogger, podcaster and active member of the virtualization community, Rick builds relationships and spreads excitement about Veeam solutions. Before becoming the “go-to” guy for virtualization questions, Rick was in system administration and IT management. His certifications and community designations include MCITP, vExpert, VCP and Cisco Champion.