Elias Khnaser is an author, speaker, and IT consultant specializing in Microsoft, Citrix, and VMware virtualization technologies. With more than 14 years of experience, he is one of the world’s leading experts on Virtualization and Cloud Computing, and a recipient of the VMware vExpert award. Elias is the Practice Manager for Virtualization and Cloud Computing at Artemis Technology and well known for his ability to relate highly technical concepts to align IT with business needs. Elias is also a highly sought-after and top rated speaker for live and recorded events. He is a frequent contributor to Forbes and InformationWeek, has written hundreds of whitepapers and articles and has authored and co-authored many books and computer based training. From a hands on perspective, Elias has designed and deployed some of the largest Citrix and VMware implementations in the world.