has introduced Sascha Giese as the newest member of the company's Head Geek™
team. Giese is currently based in the SolarWinds' Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Cork, Ireland.
Giese brings a plethora of industry experience to the team, including:
- Technical certifications, including being a Cisco® Certified Network Associate (CCNA®), Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA), Microsoft® Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA), VMware® Technical Sales Professional (VTSP), AWS® Certified Cloud Practitioner, and a SolarWinds Certified Professional® (SCP).
- More than 10 years of technical IT experience, four of which have been as a senior pre-sales engineer at SolarWinds.
- A close working relationship with business account management and partner enablement teams. Giese has been responsible for product training SolarWinds channel partners and customers in EMEA, with a focus on the DACH (Germany, Austria, and Switzerland) region.
- Regular participation in the annual SolarWinds Partner Summit EMEA, and contribution to the company's professional certification program, SCP.
"At SolarWinds, we put a razor-sharp focus on helping technology professionals navigate the challenges and issues they face in today's world and the Head Geeks team plays a crucial role in making this happen," said Darren Beck, chief marketing officer, SolarWinds. "Sascha has worked with our customers and partners for over four years, so he's well-positioned to help the wider technology professional community solve today's IT challenges. We're thrilled to welcome Sascha as our newest Head Geek!"