Burke Azbill has been a technology professional since 1996 and holds certifications from Cisco, Citrix, ITIL, Linux Professional Institute, Microsoft, Novell, and VMware. He joined VMware in 2007 as a part of the acquisition of Dunes Technologies from Lausanne, Switzerland, where he began working with Orchestrator. Burke is the founder of, and a contributor to, the blog http://www.vcoteam.info as well as a leading contributor to the VMTN communities for Orchestrator. During his tenure at VMware, Burke has trained hundreds of employees on Orchestrator, built many integrations for customers and partners, and worked in various roles in VMworld Hands-on Labs. He is the contributing author for VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit (vCAT) (VMware Press, 2013) and a technical resource for Automating vSphere with VMware vCenter Orchestrator (VMware Press, 2012), VMware vSphere for Dummies (For Dummies, 2011), and VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook (Packt Publishing, 2015).
Christophe Decanini is a consulting architect at VMware, Inc. He joined VMware in 2007 as a part of the acquisition of Dunes Technologies.
Based in Gland, Switzerland, Christophe is an Orchestrator expert who provides support to VMware customers, partners, and field resources globally.
He has worked on several important contributions to Orchestrator, including product features that were vital in making Orchestrator a successful product.
He has presented orchestration solutions at conferences such as VMworld and is a chief contributor to the blog www.vcoteam.info and the official VMware Orchestrator community.
He has reviewed and contributed books that cover Orchestrator, including VMware vCloud Architecture Toolkit and Automating vSphere with vCenter Orchestrator, both by VMware press, and VMware vRealize Orchestrator Cookbook by Packt Publishing. He has been awarded the vExpert designation for several years and is a VMware CTO Ambassador.
He has 20 years of experience in IT automation and holds a VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV) certification and a bachelor's degree in computer science. You can follow him on Twitter. His Twitter handle is
Stefan Rodenstein is a storage, server, and virtualization expert with experience in the design, implementation, and operation of cloud infrastructure.
With his outstanding knowledge of enterprise-level storage, Linux and other Unix-like operating systems, virtualization, system programming, monitoring, databases, and performance tuning, he has planned and installed data center and cloud solutions in Europe and North America for several DAX and DOW Jones companies.
He has a diploma (the equivalent of an MSc) in physics and is currently working for Atos.