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Ignacio Van Droogenbroeck

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02 About

Hello There!

I have almost 18 years of experience working in several first-line companies. I'm a scarce resource. I mix communications and sales skills with a rock-solid technical background.

I have experience deploying and administering several technologies, like Windows Server, Linux, Docker, Docker Swarm, Kubernetes, Terraform, InfluxDB, Grafana, Prometheus, Ansible, Veeam, VMware, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, G Suite, Office 365, and a few more. I also spent the last six years doing presentations to technical and business decision-makers all around Latam as Cloud Pre-Sales and Cloud Business Manager.

In 2020 I got the following recognitions:

  • Traefik Ambassador
  • InfluxAce
  • Winner of the Founder's Choice Award of InfluxData

I know about business. I know about tech. I think that I am a good fit if you're looking for a Speaker to help promote your brand, and/or a Community Leader to accelerate the adoption of your technology in Latam.

  • Skype : hectorivand
  • Phone : +598 092662805
  • Email : ignacio[at]vandroogenbroeck[dot]net
  • Blog : www.cduser.com
  • Based in : Montevideo, Uruguay
SRE
Speaker
Solution Architect
Community Leader
03 Resume

Education

  • 2006 - 2012

    Bachelor in Communications Sciences

    Universidad De la Empresa (Argentina)

Experience

  • 2020 - Present

    Solutions Architect

    InfluxData (creators of InfluxDB)
  • 2020

    Technical Marketing Engineer

    Portainer

    In this role, I was responsible for writing the documentation about Portainer, current, and future versions. Also, I engaged with the community on social media.

  • 2019 - 2020

    DevOps Engineer

    HG via Netlabs

    I'm responsible for designing and implementing applications to build, release, deployment, and configuration activities. Other responsibilities include working with internal business partners to gather requirements, prototyping, architecting, implementing/updating solutions, building and executing test plans, performing quality reviews, managing operations, and triaging and fixing operational issues.

    The technology I use includes but is not limited to Red Hat OS, Ansible, JBOSS EAP, Scripting in bash for automation some repetitive task, configuration of Zabbix for monitoring, etc.

  • 2018 - 2020

    Business Development & Alliances Manager

    Xcellere

    Accountable for business development and expanding the solutions portfolio in Argentina and Uruguay. I helped Xcellere to convert from a help desk-only company to a full range cloud partner. I managed the alliance and sales of Google Cloud (G Suite, Cloud Identity). DigitalOcean, where we converted us in the first MSP offering the public cloud offering in the region.

    Daily activities involve: Cold call to a prospect, presentations, meetings, delivery of proof of concept, searching of new solutions to expand the portfolio of the solutions and create from scratch using our own technology, Support to marketing with the administration of social media accounts between others.

  • 2017 - 2018

    Cloud Business Manager

    Westcon Comstor

    Responsible for the Cloud Unit for Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay. I also support the strategy of cloud solutions from other vendors included in the distributor's current portfolio.

    Development of business for Azure and Office 365 in South cone (Microsoft CSP). In Charge of the Marketing Initiatives that involved Cloud Products and Services. focused on Microsoft Azure and Office 365 Solutions (Exchange Online, Skype For Business, Dynamics, etc.)

    Channel Management, Quoting, opportunities follow up, Pre Sales activities, training to the sales team in new technologies, and engineering tasks like support to partner on migrations of Office 365 and Azure. (Technical past lives are pursuing me xD)

    I worked with several vendors to create a complete Cloud Portfolio and position to Westcon as a Value Add Distributor focused on Public Cloud, IoT, and Cognitive Solutions.

Skills

85%
Linux
90%
Cloud
90%
InfluxDB
80%
Terraform & Pulumi
85%
Docker & Kubernetes
65%
Agile Methodologies
80%
Git
80%
Time Series

Soft Skills

  • Problem Solving 100%
  • Creativity 90%
  • Time Management 80%
  • Team Work 90%

Language

  • Spanish 100%
  • English 85%
  • Portuguese 50%
  • Dutch 20%
04 Contact

Get in touch

Feel free to contact me

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  • ignacio[at]vandroogenbroeck[dot]net
  • +598-09266-2805
  • Montevideo, Uruguay