Rick, residing in Edmonton, Alberta, currently holds the Manager of Systems Engineering position at Veeam Software. He leads a team of highly skilled and passionate engineers committed to safeguarding customer data and ensuring seamless business operations. With over 20 years of experience in the information technology industry, Rick possesses a wealth of expertise in data centre solutions, cloud strategies, storage, and virtualization. This extensive knowledge empowers him to provide valuable guidance and support to his team and esteemed clientele.
Rick firmly believes continuous learning is a lifelong journey that transcends technical skills alone. By nurturing both professional and human skills, he aims to provide exemplary guidance to his team and contribute effectively to his customers' success. He is committed to remaining adaptable, open-minded, and proactive in pursuing knowledge and growth.
In addition to his professional pursuits, Rick values work-life balance and cherishes his time with his wife and two adult children. Family plays an integral role in his life, and he embraces the joy and fulfillment that comes from nurturing those relationships. Alongside his loved ones, Rick shares his home with three beloved dogs, who are like family to him — his cherished fur babies.
While dedicated to his career, Rick understands the importance of maintaining a healthy equilibrium between work and personal life. He actively cultivates this balance to ensure that he can devote quality time to both his professional endeavours and his loved ones. By nurturing these connections and finding harmony in his life, Rick finds inspiration and fulfillment that ultimately enhances his contributions in the workplace and his overall well-being.