John Steiner, Chief Architect for VMware Accelerate Advisory Services, acts as both a thought leader and visionary for the program. Steiner pioneered the business solutions architect delivery model through the creation of architectural blueprints and multiyear roadmaps that help customers achieve maximum business value, datacenter efficiencies, cost reductions and ROI objectives.
Steiner brings 15 years’ industry experience, including 10 years dedicated to virtualization, datacenter consolidation and enterprise architecture, holding senior positions at Sterling Commerce, Information Control Corporation and eBanc LLC.
Steiner joined VMware in 2007 and VMware Accelerate Advisory Services in 2010. Prior to his current role, Steiner was the lead field delivery architect for VMware Professional Services Organization (PSO) teams in Canada and the central U.S. These experiences gave him a unique perspective, since he personally implemented numerous cloud solutions as both a customer and field delivery architect.
As Chief Architect, Steiner consults with executives of major U.S. clients in industry verticals that include manufacturing, financial services, retail, healthcare and state government to provide architectural, organizational and operational strategies. These studies have yielded significant cost savings and business benefits that consistently exceed client expectations. Steiner also provides strategic guidance for implementing cloud computing and IT as a service strategies aimed at dramatically improving business consumers’ perspectives of IT service and delivery.