Christiaan Brinkhoff

Global Black Belt, Windows Virtual Desktop @ Microsoft

Christiaan Brinkhoff works as Global Black Belt – Sr. Technical Specialist for Windows Virtual Desktop – Apps & Infra at Microsoft Corporation. He focuses mainly on Cloud infrastructure and End-User Computing – Workspace deployments for the larger global multinational enterprise customers in EMEA. He designs and provide complex migrations, advises on strategies, writes business continuity plans, and realizes hybrid — public cloud-based environments.

Christiaan recently published a book called Book Project Byte-Sized – a new community project as co-author, which is now available on Amazon Books! Please see for more info.

Furthermore, he also shares his knowledge by speaking at large international conferences, such as Microsoft Ignite, Citrix Synergy, VMworld, ExpertsLive, Partner conferences, E2E – PubForum (Amsterdam – Athens – Berlin), local user groups (Dutch, Irish, Norway, Swedish, New York and Denmark User Group), and provides webinars and writes articles on his website, All to share his passion for Cloud innovation.

This community-related work got him the privilege to achieve the following three vendor awards, such as Microsoft Valuable Professional (MVP) for Microsoft Azure, Citrix Technology Professional (CTP), and VMware vExpert. The titles give him the privilege to interact with product management and development teams Citrix and VMware for problem-solving and future roadmap discussions.

Christiaan is also a member of the Microsoft Azure Advisors Group, One of the leaders of Project Byte-Sized and VDILIKEAPRO, Citrix CUGC Networking SIG leader, 2018 CUGC Awardee, Citrix CTA, Parallels VIPP, IGEL Community Insider and a Login VSI Advocate.

See his Certificate achievement at the following URL: