Tuesday, 13 March 2012

Pastures new...

It's all change for me during the next week - after 3+ years I'm leaving Global Knowledge to take up a position at VMware.

I've worked in technical training/education for 15 years now, most of the roles I've had in that time have been as a full-time trainer, although over the last 4 years I've deliberately spent less time in the classroom. In 2008 I ran the virtualisation training team at Magirus where I managed the day-to-day operational side of training delivery, and in my time with Global Knowledge I've been involved in activities and projects covering all elements of being a growing and successful training partner for VMware products.

So what am I going to be doing?

My new role at VMware is Field Enablement Specialist - I will be designing and managing the technical education and enablement programs for the 400+ customer-facing technical staff within VMware across the EMEA region. The role gives me get an opportunity to take myself in a new direction whilst bringing my technical and personal skills/experience with me.

And what about the blog?

Well it's "business as usual" as far as my online/networking activities are concerned - I have every intention in continuing the work I do in those areas - I need to have a good understanding of what matters to technical people within VMware as well as those working in virtualisation outside the company.

I do feel a little sad to be moving away from a trainer/instructor role, but this is a great opportunity for me - I'm going to be working with a great team of people, and I'm really looking forward to getting started!


  1. Good Luck, P.S do you know who will be filling your shoes at GK?

  2. Welcome to the team, Scott!

  3. Best of luck Scott... it was a pleasure having you lead two of the courses I attended over the years.

  4. Congratulations Scott you have worked hard and deserve the accolades.

  5. Thanks for the kind comments :-)