Meet the Leaders

Luke Brown is the Principal Technologist/Evangelist Bad ass for Zettagrid, Australia`s Leading vCloud Air Network service provider.

Luke has 17 years in IT as a consultant/architect for medium to large enterprises on all things server, storage, DR and cloud.

He is a current the self-proclaimed coolest Veeam Vanguard, VMware vChampion and a 4x vExpert.

Microsoft Technology Specialist, Microsoft 365 Evangelist and Microsoft MVP; who benefits from over 8 years experience in systems and network management.

Proven super hero expertise in the design, development and deployment of systems and server infrastructure across multiple frameworks.

Epic communicator at all organisational levels with on-point project and relationship management skills.

Currently an active SES member. Justice League, here I come!

Trainer, advocate and fan girl for all things Veeam and security related.

Part time Crazy cat lady and gamer.

Full time trainer and General Manager at Saxons Learning Solutions.

Quotes used surprisingly frequently:
“You think IT is your ally? You merely adopted Technology. I was born in it, moulded by it.”
“It’s already broken, what’s the worst that could happen?

Over 13 years in varying sectors of the IT Industry. Born in to a family of techy nerds and trainers (Thanks dad and sis!)

Rhys Hammond is a Senior Systems Engineer at Data#3 specialising in Veeam solutions. One of his goals is to help the IT community understand more of what Veeam can offer, as part of that effort, he maintains https://rhyshammond.com, a Veeam and Virtualization-centric weblog providing information, insight, and technical knowledge on all things Veeam related. Rhys was awarded the Veeam Technical Champion for ANZ in 2015, VMware vExpert 17 and also a member of the Veeam Vanguard program, the Vanguard program is a global hand-selected list of people who represents Veeam’s brand to the highest level in many of the different technology communities in which they engage.