Data Center Networking, Virtualization, Computing

Hi! My name is Brad Hedlund — I’m an experienced networking professional at VMware’s Networking and Security Business Unit (NSBU), specializing in network virtualization and the software-defined data center. My professional specialties include technical writing and content creation, pre-sales interactions with customers, and evangelizing new networking technology and architectures to the broader Enterprise market.

Prior experience summary:

  • Dell (1 year)
  • Cisco (6 years)
  • Cisco partners (6 years)
  • IT customer (4 years)


Awards @ Cisco:

  • “Top Engineer” (August 2007)
  • “Systems Engineer Sales Champion” (August 2008)
  • “Systems Engineer Sales Champion” (August 2009)
  • “Data Center CSE* of the Quarter, US & Canada” (May 2009)
  • “Top Data Center CSE* of the Year, US & Canada” (August 2009)

*Consulting Systems Engineer


  • CCIE #5530 Emeritus (Routing & Switching)
  • VMware Certified Professional VCP4
  • Cloudera Certified Administrator for Hadoop


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