About 17 years ago Bas van Kaam started his IT career as a helpdesk support technician from where he worked his way up to system engineering, consulting and architecting - mostly by self-study, attending seminars, conferences and webinars. From a technical point of view he specializes in (partly) designing, building, maintaining, troubleshooting and optimizing Microsoft & SBC / VDI (Citrix) oriented infrastructures for mid-sized and larger companies. Bas is well known within the community for his contributions on his own personal website & blog
where he shares his thoughts and knowledge on an ongoing basis. He is also a frequent presenter / speaker on national as well as international events and conferences like Citrix Synergy, the Dutch Citrix User Group (DuCUG), CUGtech Norway, the Expert to Expert Virtualization Conference (E2EVC), the Virtual Community NRW (Germany) and the Virtual Expo. He also loves the myCUGC community and as such is a (very) frequent forum visitor, contributor and has been appointed as one of the forum moderators.
Bas has been recognized as a Citrix Technology Professional (CTP class of 2016), a Citrix Subject Matter Expert (SME) for his contributions to the XenDesktop 7.6 exams and he is also named a Nutanix Technology Champion (NTC) for 2014 / 2015 / 2016. In June of 2016 Bas published his first book named: Inside Citrix - The FlexCast Management Architecture. Some of his professional certifications include but are not limited to: CCSP, CCA (X4) CCAA, CCEE, CCIA, CCE-V, MCTS, MCP, MCSA (X3), MCSE (X3), MCITP, VCP, CCNA. Bas is currently employed by The Detron ICT Group, one the leading SBC and VDI consultancy companies based in the Netherlands, where he fulfills the role of Senior Management Consultant and Citrix Product Lead.