Guillermo Musumeci

Hello, I am
Guillermo Musumeci


Currently living in Singapore




Global Experience
Argentina
France
Singapore
Spain
United States


Languages
Spanish (Native)
English (Fluent)
French (Basic)
Italian (Basic)


Skills
Active Directory
Amazon Web Services
Automation
Big Data
Citrix Products
Cloud Computing
Containers
Development
Entrepreneurship
Fintech
Google Cloud
Internet of Things (IoT)
Microsoft Azure
Mentoring
.NET
Project Management
Startups
Team Management
VDI
Virtualization
Windows in the Enterprise
WorkSpaces


Experience
+3 years with Public Cloud (AWS, Azure, Google Cloud)
+11 years with Virtualization (VMware, XenServer, Hyper-V)
+13 years with Citrix products
+14 years with Active Directory
+16 years of Project Management
+18 years of Windows, SQL Server, Exchange Server, IIS
+20 years of programming


Education
2001 (USA): Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems accreditation certificate.
1994 - 1997 (Argentina): Computer Science Degree from CAECE University, Buenos Aires, Argentina.


SUMMARY

Cloud Architect with +20 years of experience and PASSION for designing, building and deploying enterprise solutions in America, Asia and Europe.

Automation, Citrix, Cloud (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud), Big Data, FinTech, IoT, Virtualization and Windows SME.

Cloud Evangelist. Developer. Book author. Husband & Dad. Books & music lover. Foodie.

Entrepreneur. Mentor. Love to create and build stuff. I Startups.


WORK HISTORY

Solutions Architect
Amazon Web Services
-Leader Cloud Provider-
Singapore
May 2015 - Today
  • Help customers solve technical problems using the latest cloud computing technologies and own the technical engagement and ultimate success around projects.
  • Develop a deep expertise in the AWS technologies as well as broad know-how around how applications and services are constructed using the AWS platform.
  • Major focus on Citrix, Big Data, IoT, FinTech, Microsoft products and WorkSpaces.
  • Collaborate with startups incubators and accelerators (BASH, MaGIC, muru-D, Distro Dojo/500 Startups, GameFounders, The FinLab, etc.)

Community Mentor
The FinLab
-FinTech Startup Accelerator-
Singapore
March 2016 - Today
  • Provide technical mentoring in cloud technologies. The FinLab is a FinTech accelerator by United Overseas Bank (UOB) and Infocomm Investments to promote and to accelerate the growth of the best and brightest financial technology (FinTech) startups and innovators in the region.

Business Mentor
CafeBond
-Online Coffee Shop Startup-
Singapore
November 2015 - Today
  • Help founders to connect coffee lovers with the best coffee brands in the world! Selected as one of 20 best startups in Singapore for 2016 by Singapore Business Review.

Business Mentor
Sixa
-Cloud Startup-
San Francisco Bay Area
May 2015 - Today
  • Sixa is a full computer that operates right from the cloud via a client app. Technical advisor to founders on cloud computing automation..

Founder and Developer
KopiCloud
-Multi-Cloud Infrastructure as a Code Tools-
Paris, France & Singapore
November 2014 - Today
  • Development of Multi-Cloud Automation Tools for Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and Google Cloud.
  • Create Windows components using Infrastructure as a Code.
  • Automate the full Windows stack (Infrastructure and Applications) on the cloud.

Cloud and Automation Architect
D2SI
-Top French IT Consulting Companies-
Paris, France
July 2014 - May 2015
  • Design and implement Citrix solutions in the datacenter, the private and public cloud.
  • Participate as consultant and team leader, in several customer projects related with Citrix, Cloud  (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud), AD, Exchange & Office 365, Splunk and Virtualization.
  • Work with internal resources (sales and technical) and external partners to implement and architect PoC and complex technical solutions.
  • Participate as speaker in multiple events related with Citrix and Cloud, including TIAD Paris 2015.

Citrix Architect
Société Générale
-Financial Services-
Paris, France
July 2014 - December 2014
  • Working as D2SI consultant, I helped Société Générale on multiple projects related with Citrix products.

Founder and Developer
CtxAdmTools
-Active Directory, Citrix and Cloud Automation Tools-
Washington DC, USA, Singapore & Paris, France
June 2008 - May 2015
  • Site dedicated to Automation tools for Cloud (Amazon Web Services and Azure), Active Directory, Citrix, Microsoft, Splunk and Virtualization (VMware, Hyper-V, XenServer) Administrators, Consultants and Developers.
  • Developed dozens of Citrix, Cloud (Azure, AWS), VMware and Microsoft automation tools.
  • Development of custom automation applications.
  • Sold to private investor group in May 2015.

Citrix and Windows Subject Matter Expert
Standard Chartered Bank
-Financial Services-
Singapore
February 2012 - July 2014
  • Create Windows and Citrix product roadmap and strategy.
  • This role encompasses full ownership of the architecture and implementation of Citrix and Windows.
  • Architect and implement a Private Cloud to deliver Citrix as a Service (CaaS).
  • Consolidate and migrate +65 Citrix farms in +20 countries (America, Europe, Asia and Middle East) in a single global farm.
  • Design the virtualization layer based on VMware vSphere for the CaaS farm.
  • Create and write automation tools for Windows, AD, Splunk and Citrix servers.

Technical Project Manager and Senior Consultant
Bank of America Merrill Lynch
-Financial Services-
Singapore
February 2011 – February 2012
  • APAC Windows team leader, architect and developer of global datacenter automation project.
  • Created systems to provide real-time VMware, HP Blades, NetApp/EMC Storage, Rack, Network information used to reduce server deployment time.
  • Project Management, designed and deployed business solutions based in Windows in +70 datacenters in APAC.
  • Deployed and setup of Windows servers, IIS, Project Servers, SharePoint and other products on IBM/HP blades/rack servers and VMware ESX virtual machines.
  • Developed applications and web sites (.NET) and scripts to automatize process, including queries to inventory system, AD and VMware Inventory tools, Server Build automation process, etc.

Senior Consulting Engineer
Convergence Technologies

-IT Consulting Services-
Glen Burnie, Maryland, USA
July 2010 – February 2011
  • Architected and implemented Microsoft, Citrix and VMware solutions, in medium to large companies in MD, VA and DC.
  • Installed and configured VMware servers, built, deployed and migrated Citrix XenApp farms.
  • Architected, installed and configured Citrix XenApp/XenDesktop, PVS and Citrix Access Gateway.
  • Installed, setup and supported of Windows, AD, Exchange, Hyper-V and SQL Server servers.

Senior Systems Engineer
Sunrise Senior Living
-Premier Provider of Senior Living Services-
McLean, Virginia, USA
April 2008 – May 2010
  • Technical leader for a large multi-zone Citrix farm with +5,000 concurrent users in multiples countries (USA, Canada and UK) and +230 Citrix Servers in 3 datacenters.
  • Designed, built, setup and 24x7 on-call support of Citrix farms, SQL Server and Terminal Services running on VMware.
  • Built, test and deployed Citrix XenApp PoC labs on Hyper-V, VMware and XenServer.
  • Consolidated, built, test, deployed and P2V of Citrix servers on VMware VM and HP Proliant servers.
  • SQL Server Database migrations.
  • Assisted System Engineers to virtualize Exchange Server on VMware.
  • Created the Disaster Recovery architecture of Citrix servers on a remote DR site.
  • Created tools and scripts to support the environment using MFCOM with VB, VB.NET and VB Script (CtxAdmTools).

Chief Technical Officer (CTO)
Veloox Group
-Call Center-
Barcelona, Spain
July 2008 – March 2010
  • Architect and deploy server infrastructure to create and support new business opportunities for the company in Europe and USA.
  • Provide remote support for XenServer virtual machines, Active Directory and Windows clusters.

Technical Project Manager and Senior Consultant
InfoGroup Sistemas
-IT Consulting Services-
Madrid, Spain
November 2006 – November 2007
  • Designed, implemented and project management of Citrix, Microsoft and VMware projects for medium to large companies in Spain.
  • Worked with internal resources (sales and technical) and external partners to implemented and delivered complex technical solutions.
  • Managed and mentored a team of systems engineers and provided resolution to level 3/4 escalated incidents.
  • Provided training to our customers in Microsoft, VMware, Citrix and Symantec technologies.
  • Worked with customers face-to-face to enhance sales and customer satisfaction.
  • Designed, setup, documented, supported of projects related with Windows, AD, Citrix, Exchange, SQL Server, Terminal Server, VMware, SMS, ISA Server, SharePoint, Backup Solutions, etc.
  • High Availability and Windows clusters (File & Print, DHCP, Web, Exchange, SQL Server).
  • Setup, configured and supported of Dell, HP and Fujitsu servers/blades and HP and Fujitsu storage solutions.

Project Manager and Systems Engineer (II)
Avanade Spain
-IT Integrator joint venture between Accenture and Microsoft-
Madrid, Spain
July 2006 – November 2006
  • Project Manager of AD migration of the most popular TV channel in Spain from Novell and Windows domains with +2,100 users and +1,500 machines.
  • Manage and mentor junior systems engineer and support escalated incidents.
  • Data Manager, improved data quality and optimize a .NET application (ASP/C#/PL-SQL) running on Oracle 9i/10g databases for the Airbus planes design systems.

Technical Project Manager and Senior Consultant
Agora Solutions
-IT Consulting Services-
Madrid, Spain
July 2004 – June 2006
  • Designed, implemented, project management and 24x7 technical support for medium to large companies in Spain.
  • Managed, coordinated and mentored a team of support engineers working on-site.
  • Team with sales force on proposal responses and sales presentations (technical and non technical).
  • AD design, setup and migration of Exchange Server, implementation and support Windows servers and clusters, IIS web servers, Terminal Server and Citrix farms.
  • Setup, configuration and support of Dell, HP & IBM Storage systems.

Technical Project Manager and Senior Network Engineer
The Mills Corporation
-Real Estate Investment Trust-
Arlington, Virginia, USA & Madrid, Spain
May 2002 - June 2004
  • 24x7 technical support of headquarters and 30+ remotes sites in USA, Canada and Europe (servers, network, users).
  • Technical support 24x7 for +200 local users (Madrid) and remote users in Europe.
  • Installed, setup, and administration a CISCO network of 150+ HP/Compaq servers, SAN EMC, desktops, notebooks.
  • Designed, installed, configured, documented, test and supported for several projects with Citrix, SQL Server, Windows, AD, Exchange 2000/2003, SharePoint, VMware, Project Server 2003, IIS, Windows Clusters, Blackberry, SMS, VPN, etc.
  • Project leader migration of Windows and Exchange Server cluster for 30+ branch offices.

Webmaster, DBA, Network Administrator, Telecomm Manager and Developer
Viamericas Corporation
-Financial Services-
Bethesda, Maryland, USA
April 2001 – May 2002
  • Administration, design, and development of the web site and internal applications (HTML, ASP and SQL Server).
  • Responsible of LAN/WAN; the direction and coordination of the telecommunications system; and addressing issues relating to business development.
  • Installation, setup, and administration of web, database and mail servers, firewalls and VPN servers.
  • Implementation of Terminal Server and Citrix servers, AD, backup policies, recovery plan design and more.

Independent Infrastructure Consultant
-IT Consulting Services-
Buenos Aires, Argentina
July 2000 - April 2001
  • Extensive work in Active Directory design, implementation of Windows 2000 servers, migration of Novell and Windows NT servers to Windows 2000.
  • Installation and migration of e-mail servers to Exchange 2000.
  • Installation and configuration of ISA Server 2000, web servers running IIS, database servers to SQL Server 7/2000, Windows 2000 Terminal Server and Citrix MetaFrame.
  • Migrated workstations to Windows 2000 and implemented group, security and backup policies.
  • Implementation of Symantec applications (Ghost, Norton Antivirus Corporate, etc), mail servers, database servers, and communications support.

Founder, Managing Partner & Senior Consultant
Net Solutions Argentina
-IT Consulting Services-
Buenos Aires, Argentina
December 1997 - June 2000
  • Founded Net Solutions with two partners; the company was purchased three years later by a private investor group.
  • Senior consultant for the design and implementation of Microsoft networks and integrations with UNIX and Novell.
  • Lead development and support team of 10.
  • Specialized in implementing Symantec applications for corporate accounts.
  • Training client and internal support staff in Windows NT, Exchange Server, IIS, Proxy Server, SQL Server and Visual Basic.
  • Handled or oversaw the installation, implementation and support for Active Directory, TCP/IP, e-commerce sites, Exchange Server, Windows NT 3.5x/4.0/2000, Terminal Server, SQL Server, Lotus Notes, Novell 3.x/4.x, SCO Open Server/UnixWare.
  • Developed client/server and web applications in Visual Basic.

Sales Representative and Microsoft Technical Support Engineer
Microsoft
-Multinational Technology Company-
Buenos Aires, Argentina
February 1996 – December 1997
  • Demonstrated Microsoft products, and providing training and technical support for Windows NT, Internet and Intranet technology in various venues including the “Comdex 96” and “Computación 96” expositions.
  • Provided operating systems support as a Microsoft Technical Support Engineer (DOS, Windows 3.x, Windows 95) and subsequently BackOffice and Development Tools products (Windows NT, Exchange Server, SQL Server, SMS, Proxy Server, IIS, SNA Server, MS Mail, Visual Basic, etc).

Independent IT Consultant
-IT Consulting Services-
Olavarría, Argentina & Buenos Aires, Argentina
July 1994 – February 1996
  • Developed software for small businesses in MS Visual Basic (DOS/Windows) and database managers like Clipper, MS FoxPro and MS Visual FoxPro.
  • Development of applications using Turbo Pascal, MS Quick Basic, COBOL, Assembler and C/C++.
  • Provided training and technical support for small businesses.

PUBLICATIONS

These are my two books about Citrix. Click on the book cover to learn more. They are available in Paperback and e-Book (PDF, ePub and Mobi formats)

Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5


Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6.5

Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6


Getting Started with Citrix XenApp 6