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FEBRUARY 12 - 16, 2024
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic


Join Nerdio & Industry Experts

Topics will include Intune, Microsoft Azure, Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, Pricing, Cost Optimization, Security, and much more!

If you’re an MSP business owner, engineer, or Enterprise partner – register now!


Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort, Punta Cana

The resort is about 20 minutes from the airport. All registrants must book their own hotel room here as soon as possible, before the hotel sells out. Nerdio will not book your room on your behalf; if you are fully hosted partner, please contact your Nerdio representative for the official discount code for your hotel stay.


There's so much to sea at NerdioCon 2024!

The full agenda with session details will be available soon, but here’s what you can expect: 2.5 days full of expert content on all things Intune, Azure, AVD, Windows 365, Security, and more.

Monday, Feb 12th: Arrival & Welcome Party in Evening

Tuesday, Feb 13th: Full Day of Sessions

Wednesday, Feb 14th: Half-Day of Sessions, Sponsor-Led Excursions & Activities 

Thursday, Feb 15th: Full Day of Sessions & Epic Closing Party

Friday, Feb 16th: Departure

Stay tuned for the release of the full agenda!


CEO & Co-Founder, Nerdio


CRO & Co-Founder, Nerdio


Vice President, GPSUS Go-To-Market, Microsoft


Featured Speakers at NerdioCon 2024

Learn from the experts of the industry. See who will be attending NerdioCon 2024 and who you’ll hear from.


Vice President, Partner Solutions & Sales, Microsoft


Vice President, W365 & AVD, Microsoft


Corporate VP, Talent, Learning & Insights, Microsoft


Chief Analyst, Canalys


Senior Analyst, Enterprise Strategy Group


Brand Strategist & Co-Host of Millennials in Tech Podcast


CEO & Co-Founder, ThreatLocker


VP of Product, Nerdio


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NerdioCon 2024 Excursions

From relaxing boat tours to discovering the Dominican Republic’s wildlife, there’s an excursion for everyone! Discover the exotic adventures that await you at NerdioCon 2024.

Hosted excursions will be FREE for attendees on a first come, first served basis. Excursion sign-ups will be available soon on the NerdioCon 2024 app, so be sure to register for NerdioCon for first dibs.


Frequently Asked Questions

Read through our FAQs on NerdioCon 2024, including flight information, hotel reservations, transportation to and from the resort, and event information.

February 12th – 16th, 2024
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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NerdioCon 2024 Registration

Vadim Vladimirskiy

Chief Executive Officer at Nerdio

Vadim Vladimirskiy is a visionary expert in the creation and evolution of innovative cloud IT management platforms for the remote work era. He is CEO and co-founder of Nerdio and empowers companies of all sizes to deploy, manage and optimize virtual desktop environments leveraging native Microsoft technologies like Azure Virtual Desktop, Windows 365, and Microsoft Intune.

Joseph Landes

Chief Revenue Officer at Nerdio

Joseph Landes is the Chief Revenue Officer at Nerdio where he empowers MSPs and enterprise IT professionals alike to build successful cloud environments in Microsoft Azure and Azure Virtual Desktop. During his time at Nerdio, Landes has driven the company to grow its product offerings and expand strategic partnerships, bringing innovative Azure solutions to new global enterprises and partners. Before joining Nerdio in 2018, Landes worked at Microsoft for 23 years where he held numerous senior leadership positions at the company’s corporate headquarters as well as in Eastern Europe, India, and Brazil. He was recently recognized as a channel industry thought leader and 2020 CRN Channel Chief, and in his free time Joseph enjoys traveling the world, spending time with his family, and reading his way through the New York Times’ Notable Books list.

Heather Deggans

Vice President, GPSUS Go-to-Market

Heather Deggans is the Vice President of Microsoft US, Partner Go-to-Market. She leads a diverse team of marketers focused on empowering partners to market, sell, and deliver the unique value of the Microsoft cloud across prioritized industries to accelerate customer outcomes. She is accountable for accelerating partner growth to take share and grow Microsoft cloud revenue with the mission to empower every person and organization to achieve more.

A business and technology industry veteran of more than 23 years, Heather was previously the Chief of Staff for the President of Microsoft US, a $50 billion subsidiary driving Microsoft’s strategic alignment across enterprise sales, public sector, marketing, services, commercial partner, and operations.

Heather strongly advocated for Diversity and Inclusion initiatives as she led the Brené Brown, Empathy in Action program. Dare to Lead is a foundational six-week course helping leaders bring empathy to life in their teams and business units.

Jim Lee

Vice President, Americas Global Partner Solutions & Sales at Microsoft

Jim is the VP of the Americas Global Partner Solutions and Sales organization for Microsoft. In this capacity, Jim has accountability for over 70B of Microsoft partner-driven Americas revenue. Jim is a natural seller, helping to enable co-selling and partner impact though driving a partner plus field enabled culture. His partner leadership spans US, Canada and Latan America coverage within Microsoft’s top Global System Integrators (GSIs), Enterprise System Integrators (ESIs) and Small Medium Corporate / SMB System Integrators.

In his previous role as VP of Consulting for Microsoft, his team served the organization by driving strategy, industry solution/sales enablement, delivery enablement, and partner/channel management. The U.S. Services Strategic Pursuit team was also under his leadership.

In 2010, Jim brought his extensive industry expertise to Microsoft where he led the U.S. Services State and Local Government and Education (SLGE) business. He focused on transforming how Microsoft went to market in providing consulting and support services. His creation of a new sales model and a deep focus on building industry solutions centered on repeatability and predictability to better serve customers and the marketplace. From 2013 – 2016 Jim took on the role as the U.S. Services Chief of Staff helping manage the $3 billion-dollar business. In 2016, he transitioned into the role of the East Region General Manager focusing on financial services, healthcare, telecommunications, insurance and sports.

Over the years, Jim has worked and led businesses for various large organizations. Prior to Microsoft, he worked with Sun Microsystems (which was subsequently acquired by Oracle) as the U.S. General Manager for Public Sector. He also worked at Qwest Communications (subsequently purchased by Century Link) where he was the U.S. Custom Solutions Hosting Manager (Managed Services) and led a team that served both the Commercial and Public Sector marketplace. Jim is passionate about leveraging technology to bridge the digital divide, which was fueled by his work at the World Bank in the late 1990s, where, as the regional Technology Manager for Africa and portions of Europe, he and his team brought technology to developing countries.

Jim went to Virginia Union University (HSBC) his first 2 years of college and then transferred to the University of Arkansas and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems and a Master of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. He also received Executive Training from Harvard University’s Division of Continuing Education. He has founded two start-up companies and is a board member of the DC Police Foundation and committee member helping Paralyzed Veterans of America. Jim also enjoys motivational speaking to help people focus on the power of the mind to achieve life goals with a focus on health, family, and work. He mentors professionals inside and outside of Microsoft.

Scott Manchester

Vice President, Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop at Microsoft

Scott Manchester is the Vice President for Windows 365 and Azure Virtual Desktop at Microsoft. He is a 21-year veteran at Microsoft where he has led the development of Windows 365, Azure Virtual Desktop, Remote Desktop Service, Second Screen Remoting, Multimedia, and Networking technologies. Scott has developed 25 patents related to remoting, networking, and media. Scott holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of Washington and an Executive MBA from Washington State University.

Joe Whittinghill

Corporate Vice President, Talent, Learning, and Insights at Microsoft

Joe Whittinghill is the CVP of Talent, Learning, and Insights for Microsoft. Joe leads a team responsible for activating culture and learning, building world-class leaders, and enabling the workforce of the future for Microsoft.  Joe has expertise in strategy, mergers and acquisitions, organization development, learning, executive development, the neuroscience of leadership, and culture activation.

Joe is one of the architects of the Microsoft Culture Framework: Cultural Attributes, Leadership Principles, Manager Expectations, and Values which are at the core of the company’s business and cultural transformation.

Prior to this role, Joe was the General Manager of the Merger & Acquisitions Venture Integration group.  During his six years leading the group, he built a practice that facilitated the closure and integration of more than 130 acquisitions, divestitures and joint ventures representing $31B+ in consideration and adding over 34,000 new employees worldwide to Microsoft.           

He joined Microsoft in 1999, and has held various leadership roles responsible for the development of leaders, organizations and learning, as well as Finance.  His previous work in learning led to the design and building of what is now known as the Microsoft Learning Center in Redmond, WA.  Joe serves on a number of non-profit boards, is the past-chairman of the University of Montana Foundation Board of Trustees, Bersin Academy, and is a guest lecturer at universities on the topics of M&A, culture and leadership, and organization development.  His personal interests include fly-fishing, snow skiing, and anything Montana.

He received his undergraduate degree from the University of Montana and his M.S.O.D. from the Pepperdine University Graziadio School of Business.

Jay McBain

Chief Analyst at Canalys

Jay McBain is one of the most visible and respected thought leaders in the global channel. Named 2021 Channel Influencer of the Year by Channel Partners Magazine, Top 40 Under Forty by the Business Review, as well as numerous channel magazines top influencer lists, he is often sought out for industry guidance and future trends. He has spent his 27-year career in various executive channel sales, marketing, and strategy roles within IBM, Lenovo, Autotask, and ChannelEyes.

Gabe Knuth

Senior Analyst at Enterprise Strategy Group

Gabe Knuth covers End User Computing and Unified Communications for Enterprise Strategy Group. Having held positions as an independent industry analyst, blogger, and speaker, along with roles in both IT administration and in vendor product groups, Gabe has spent his entire career at the very center of End User Computing.

Sivan Shachnovitz

Executive Thought Leadership & Personal Brand Strategist & Co-host of Millennials in Tech Podcast

For over a decade, Sivan Shachnovitz has used storytelling to shape creative branding strategies for tech giants like Google Cloud and Cynet. Witnessing the power of a well-crafted narrative, Sivan now coaches startup founders and executives on building compelling personal and professional brands through thought leadership. She believes in the transformative power of storytelling, and has made it her mission to help people realize their full potential, harness their distinct stories, and present themselves confidently to the world.

Danny Jenkins

Chief Executive Officer and Co-Founder at ThreatLocker

Danny Jenkins, CEO & Co-Founder of ThreatLocker, a cybersecurity firm providing Zero Trust endpoint security, is a leading cybersecurity expert with over two decades of experience building and securing corporate networks, including roles on red and blue teams. He is dedicated to educating industry professionals about the latest cyber threats and frequently speaks on the topics of ransomware and Zero Trust.

Amol Dalvi

VP of Product at Nerdio

A true software geek, Amol Dalvi’s tech career began in software development in the ‘90s and hasn’t slowed down since. Prior to joining Nerdio, Amol was CTO and Co-Founder of a marketing software firm as well as an angel investor in a handful of innovative start-up companies in Indianapolis. Now, Amol is VP, Product at Nerdio, where his passion lies in building easy-to-use, uber-intuitive software products.  When Amol isn’t banishing IT headaches for SMBs and enterprises by making magic happen behind the scenes at Nerdio, you‘ll find him playing pickleball or enjoying the many beautiful trails & beaches in Southern California.