About Me

Welcome to HaroldGoodwin.Com.  This is the space where I capture my thoughts about virtualization, cloud technologies as well as many other technology-related information.  I will also capture anything else I might find interesting and feel the need to share (What’s Really Important).

I am married to a wonderful and beautiful woman: Karla Goodwin (iamkarlagoodwin) and father of two amazing kids (Krisztian and Kamila).  I am an experienced Senior Consultant who specializes in data center, cloud operations management, and virtual data center technologies.  My technical experience includes strategy, design, planning and implementation of large enterprise scale virtual infrastructures, operating systems, cloud management platforms, storage, and network infrastructures.  I have worked in various verticals such as financial services, healthcare and service providers.

Former VMUG Leader, VMUG Speaker, and VMUG User Conference Speaker.  As a former Principal Technology Architect and IT Consultant, I have delivered numerous presentations to C – Level executives of large enterprises related to, but not limited to IT transformations, virtual infrastructures, and cloud technologies, and their value/impact to the business.  Excellent communicator with great interpersonal skills fluent in English and Spanish.

This blog will cover my experiences in everything I have done up to this point, and my current journey in the IT field.

Some of my immediate goals are:

  • Pass VCAP6-NV Deploy
  • Pass VCAP6-DCV Deploy
  • Pass VCAP6-DCV Design
  • Improve my VMware product knowledge: NSX
  • Improve my VMware product knowledge: vSphere Integrated Containers
  • Improve my VMware product knowledge: vSphere Integrated Openstack
  • Produce more technical content for this site with the intent of helping others during journey

Certifications: ITIL v3 Expert / TOGAF 9 Certified Enterprise Architect / VCP6-DCV / VCP6-NV

LinkedIn Profile: Harold E. Goodwin

Resume: <Link>