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Dwayne Natwick

Microsoft MVP Azure, MCT, CISSP, PMP, MSc

Cloud Training Architect Lead at Opsgility | Azure MVP | Microsoft Certified Trainer Regional Lead | Cloud Services Product Consultant

I am a vision-driven and goal-focused leader with a history of successfully managing and training on the full life-cycle of Cloud and IT products and services including technical sales and marketing. I author blog articles, curriculum, and provide training for internal and external clients in workshop, video, or certification preparation formats. I currently manage the product strategy, life cycle, and service offerings for Multi-Cloud Services at NTT. 

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Brian Gorman

Microsoft Azure MVP, Senior Cloud Training Architect @ Opsgility | Adjunct CS faculty @ Franklin University | Owner at MajorGuidanceSolutions

I am an experienced .Net developer, certified as an MCSA: Web Apps, MCSD: App Builder, and MCT, as well as Azure Fundamentals, Azure Developer Fundamentals, Azure Data Fundamentals, Azure DevOps Expert, and as an Azure IoT Specialist. I recently completed my first book, Practical Entity Framework, available from APress, and am working on the second edition for EFCore5. I have a masters of science degree in computer information systems, and a bachelors in computer science. I work as a full-time cloud training architect, where I've had the opportunity to lead others toward azure certifications, develop new training content, and participate in many challenges and open hack events. For the past 11 years, I've taught online computer science courses for Franklin University, and have created instructional video courses for programming and technology concepts in .Net and Java. In my free time, I create original music and perform in theater productions, as a singer/songwriter, and on music teams at church. I have a passion to share technical knowledge and help anyone become a successful .Net developer with Azure certifications.

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Kit Skinner

Senior Cloud Training Architect | Opsgility

I am a lifelong geek, 5th generation engineer, always enjoying helping people with Tech and a consistent desire to fix things and find solutions.

I always enjoy new opportunities to become prolific at networking and system management and design focusing on computer-based technologies, WAN/NA/Internet, and the security related to these environments to provide inventive and thorough solutions to a productive & collaborative organization while contributing as much as possible to the team & group, learning as much as possible about any computer application and system.

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Brian Nielsen

Senior Cloud Training Architect | Opsgility

I am a results-oriented and accomplished IT professional with comprehensive experiences spanning more than 26 years overseeing various multinational organization’s technology-related strategies and initiatives for organizational growth. I am adept at working with management to prioritize activities and achieve defined project objectives; able to translate business requirements into technical solutions effectively. I have a strong background in developing plans, architectures, and processes for the organization, with a solid understanding of project management, change management, and business operations. I have exceptional knowledge of both Microsoft, Azure, Google, and Open Source software. I am an excellent communicator and public speaker, well-versed in current technological trends, and familiar with a variety of business concepts. I can meet ever-changing technology needs with innovative and up-to-date solutions.