Ed Hoppitt sits on VMware's EMEA Technical Leadership team as a senior leader heading up Apps and Cloud Native Platforms. He helps customers ensure that the foundation of the Digital Transformation is built on solid ground. Prior to joining VMware Ed worked for a Global Service Provider and Managed Services company on some of the largest IT contracts at the time - and was a customer of VMware. When not recording a Podcast or onstage presenting at an event, Ed builds 100Kg fighting robots - and is the current reigning World Champion of the hit BBC TV Series 'Robot Wars'. Ed is a regular speaker on the Global Stage as well as well published in the media having presented at everything from Marine Robotics Conferences inSingapore, Keynote speeches for Gartner Events & hosting RobotWars Live
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