Patrick Hubbard, Head Geek, SolarWinds
Patrick Hubbard is a Head Geek and technical product marketing director at SolarWinds®. With over 20 years of IT experience spanning software development, network management, data center, storage networks, VoIP, virtualization, cloud, and more. Hubbard began his technology career with a half-decade of technogenesis in skunkworks IT at American Airlines. Since then, his career has included product management and strategy, technical evangelism, and sales engineering - all with a focus on application and service delivery for startups and Fortune 500 companies alike. Since joining SolarWinds in 2007, Hubbard has combined hands-on technical expertise with IT customer perspective to develop SolarWinds' online demo platform and launch the Head Geek program. More recently he's dedicated his efforts to helping enterprise IT professionals navigate the challenges of transition to Cloud, containers, cloud native services, Agile and DevOps. Hubbard is also a Cisco® NetVet and a regular speaker at technical conferences for Networking, SDN, Cloud, IPv6 and virtualization.