Edward Branley is a Senior Technical Trainer for Merit Systems; a freelance author; courseware developer; and consultant. If you want to dive into technical details many steps beyond a multi-day information dump, take a course with Ed. He has grown up in the industry, taught his way through Digital / Compaq; EMC; and finally Hitachi Vantara where he's been fully engaged for more than ten years.
John's business experience includes a successful career at IBM and a variety of high technology firms. His achievements include ten consecutive IBM 100% Clubs and many awards. John attributes his successes to the development of interpersonal skills, a familiar component in Hitachi Vantara courses.
Rob is an experienced IT Service Manager and Hardware Engineer with 35 years in IT service, 20 years in Service Management including 12 years in the Middle East. Rob has developed a deep technical understanding of a broad range of Storage and Computer products as well as a wide knowledge of the region, the multinational vendors and related business issues.
Jarek learned his trade from the ground up by actually performing work in the field. After graduating from Gdansk University of Technology in 1996, Mr. Sliwinski began his career managing a team of PC assembly workers with service and support responsibility. He progressively rose through the ranks with assignments in Network Equipment; Operating System Software Services; Installation, Configuration, Service and Support for IBM mainframe systems.
Dr. Spaulding has years of experience in the computer industry as a systems engineer, technical trainer, project manager, consultant and executive. He is skilled in needs analysis, course development, and training. He has delivered complex technical topics to a wide range of audiences and regularly designs and delivers workshops, training interventions and programs with instructor-led, virtual/hybrid, web-based, and computer-based training.
Ralph began his career with Hitachi in 1979. Over the years he has developed a sterling reputation for his knowledge and experience with Hitachi Vantara systems. In recent years Ralph has focused his expertise on replication with emphasis on the enterprise environment. He is a primary resource for development and updating of all related courseware.