Kenon Owens has worked in the computer industry for over 15 years as an email and virtualization specialist. Kenon has worked for VMware for almost 10 years before moving to Microsoft. At VMware Kenon was a Staff Systems Engineer specializing in competitive analysis as well as the virtualization platform and performance. In this role, Kenon works with VMware executives and R&D to track the virtualization landscape for industry trends, new technologies, and product direction. Prior to this, Kenon worked with numerous customers developing and delivering successful VMware Infrastructure implementations. Kenon holds a B.S. in Mechanical Engineering and Marine Engineering Technology.