Dave Sobel is a leading expert on IT, managed services, cloud computing, and virtualization and is a featured speaker at numerous industry events. He authored the book Virtualization: Defined, and has contributed to the blogs CRN, Channel Insider, Channelnomics, and SolarWinds MSP. Sobel has served on the Executive Council for Managed Services, as Founding Chair for the Mobility Community for CompTIA, and currently serves on the Vendor Advisory Council. He was named a CRN Channel Chief, a Channel Pro 20/20 Visionary, and has been an MSPmentor 250 member for years. Responsible for community on a global level, Sobel helps promote collaboration, education, and innovation among SolarWinds MSP Partners and among the industry as a whole.