Michelle Laverick is a former VMware Certified Instructor with more than 23 years of IT experience. She has been involved with the VMware community since 2003 and has acted as a VMware forum moderator and VMware User Group (VMUG) leader. Laverick was once the owner of the influential virtualization blog RTFM Education, which published free guides and utilities for VMware administrators. She has been a VMware vExpert since 2009, has written several books on VMware technologies and has spoken several times at VMUG events and VMworld.
Laverick joined VMware as the senior cloud infrastructure evangelist in 2012 and later moved into the role of senior product integration architect for hyper-convergence.