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, educational content creation, pre-sales engagements, consultative selling, and evangelizing new data centerĀ architectures to the Enterprise IT market.

Prior experience summary:

  • VMware (2 years, and counting)
  • 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)


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



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Twitter handle: @bradhedlund

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