SIOS Cloud Availability Symposium 2022 – Speakers

Sessions Delivered by Technology Leaders and Expert Consultants

Take a look at our line-up of Speakers and Presenters!

Masahiro Arai
Masahiro Arai, SIOS Technology Chief Operating Officer, is a veteran enterprise software executive with a two-decade track record of driving growth and innovation.

Joey D’Antoni
Joey D’Antoni is Principal Consultant at Denny Cherry and Associates Consulting,  a SIOS partner, he’s a Microsoft Data Platform MVP, and VMWare vExpert. He has over 20 years of experience working with databases.

Melody Zacharias
Melody Zacharias is the Sr. Microsoft Solutions Manager at Pure Storage and has been in love with data since 1991. She has been a Microsoft MVP since 2016, including winning Rookie of the year for Canada that year. She was awarded Regional Director by Microsoft in 2020 and strives to evangelize diversity in the industry. She has co-authored 3 books, including, SQL Server 2019 Administration inside out by Microsoft Press. The next version for SQL Server 2022 is currently in progress.

Allan Hirt
Allan Hirt, SQLHA, LLC founder, consultant, trainer, author, and business continuity, infrastructure, and virtualization expert has been working with SQL Server since 1992 when it was still a Sybase product as well as clustering in Windows Server since the late 1990s when it was known as Wolfpack. Currently a dual Microsoft MVP (Data Platform; Cloud and Datacenter Management) as well as a VMware vExpert, Allan works with all sizes of customers no matter if they are on-premises or in the public cloud and delivers training and speaks at events over the world.

Evren Buyruk
Evren Buyruk is a Senior Microsoft Azure Solution Architect who specializes in SAP on Azure Implementations as a part of the Microsoft World Wide One Commercial Partner Technical team. Evren has broad experience with SAP technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Security Solutions, DevOps and Systems Administration within Azure. Evren is certified across many Microsoft disciplines and has led many successful endeavors to develop and market solutions for Fortune 500 companies.

Bobby Jagdev
Bobby Jagdev, is an independent SAP Technical Lead and Architect who has been pivotal to the success of several technology-enabled SAP transformation programs.

Dave Bermingham
Dave Bermingham, a Microsoft Cloud and Datacenter Management MVP, and SIOS Director of Customer Success, is recognized within the technology community as a high availability expert.

Tom Staab
Tom is a Senior Partner Solutions Architect at Amazon Web Services. He has been with AWS for 6 years and has worked with SQL Server for over 2 decades specializing in the data engine and Integration Services as an architect, developer, administrator, and mentor as well as a speaker at events such as SQL Saturday, PASS Summit, AWS Summit, and AWS re:Invent.

Rajeev Menon
Principal Architect for SAP on Azure, member of worldwide Partner team supporting SAP on Azure workloads, with a primary focus on global system integrators and advisory partners. Also responsible for evangelizing Microsoft cloud technologies and capabilities in SAP in technical groups within global partners.

Sreenath Middhi
Sr. Partner Solutions Architect, SAP on AWS

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Jason Huff
Jason Huff is the SIOS Linux Product Owner, after a lengthy career providing support for IT systems and development teams in several industries including healthcare and consumer finance. Passionate about providing valuable technology solutions for end-users, Jason is dedicated to representing the customer’s “voice” and ensuring products meet their needs, in alignment with the product’s overall vision and strategy. 

Harry Aujla
Harry Aujla is the EMEA Pre-Sales Director at SIOS Technology Corp. With over 20 years of experience in the IT business continuity sector, he adds a wealth of expertise for enterprises that are looking to build IT continuity strategies across their businesses.

Mike Walsh
Mike Walsh, SQL Server Consultant and Microsoft MVP with over a decade of experience in mentoring clients design the right Systems or High Availability architectures.

Ian Allton
Ian Allton is a Solutions Architect for SIOS specializing in Linux. He is responsible for delivering technical pre-sales services, support and best practices to SIOS customers, prospects and partners. Ian has extensive industry experience ranging from software development, customer support and Consultancy.