As December is now upon us, we wanted to celebrate and revisit all of this year's Snow Heroes and round-up the monthly calendar of Snow advocates. We'll take a look at what they are doing now and what they have achieved during the course of the year.
The year started with mark.potts at Sky as January's Hero.
Mark has since joined Snow as a Pre-Sales Consultant in the UK, helping customers to visualize the benefits of Snow in a real life situation based on his experience as a Snow customer, and he remains an active member of the Snow Globe community.
February saw Mark.Walther enter the Hero hall of fame.
Mark is responsible for Global Lifecycle Management at Xylem, Inc and is based in Melbourne. Congratulations to Mark who recently received his CSAM (Certified Software Asset Manager) certification from IAITAM.
In March, we welcomed alan.witt, the former Software Asset Manager at Carnival.
Alan has since moved on from Carnival to join the team at the ITAM Review as ITAM Industry Analyst in the UK.
Contributing content for the ITAM Review as AJ Witt, Alan is taking the lead on all technology and service provider reviews and contributing SAM tool best practice content and analysis of industry trends.
April's Snow Hero was Gert-JanKosterman
Gert-Jan works for DLL Financial Solutions in the Netherlands, where he still enjoys his role as Software Asset Manager, and is approaching a milestone 5 years in the role.
In May, we celebrated ian.kimble, IT Asset Manager at bet365
Based in the UK, Ian continues to enjoy working at the world's largest online sports betting company and regularly challenges Snow and pushes the boundaries of the technology. Ian's experience with Snow spans two different companies and has a wealth of experience to share.
Our chosen Hero in June was KaNi (Kai Nitzsche), IT Technician at MIBRAG
Kai, based near Leipzig in Germany, is also soon to celebrate a 5 year milestone at MIBRAG. Kai has project managed the migration to Windows 10 and has extensive knowledge of Microsoft.
July's Snow Hero was carola.iberl, Global License Manager, DEKRA
Carola has worked in the IT industry throughout her career and is a highly valued member of the Snow Special Interest Group in Germany and has been working with Snow since 2011.
In August we celebrated Huib, ICT Compliance Officer, Mammoet
Based in the Netherlands, Huib has been at Mammoet for over 10 years and in his current position as ICT Compliance Officer for 4 years.
Craig, otherwise Known as ScouseSAM took the September spot.
Based in Liverpool, UK, Craig's career was largely self-driven to become Software License and Compliance Officer at Liverpool City Council. Craig remains an active member of the Snow community and continues to give feedback to Snow and attending customer roundtable events and user group meetings.
SnowCat also known as Gemma Taylor, has two loves; cats and Snow!
A member of the SAM team at Sheffield Hallam University in the UK, Gemma is an active Snow community member. She has built her SAM knowledge at a 'glacial' pace and continues to attend Snow events to give feedback and interact with fellow customers and Snow experts. Gemma is attending the BCS Software Asset Management training this month to boost her SAM knowledge.
harry.mansell took the November spotlight as Software Asset Manager at Mid Kent IT Service.
Based in Kent, UK, Harry has been in post for nearly 4 years and has been working with Snow since 2014. The Snow Globe community is a vital source of shared experience for Harry who is keen to connect with fellow Snow colleagues.
Congratulations to the Snow Heroes of 2018! Thank you for being leading lights in the Snow Globe community. We look forward to continuing our working relationship with you in 2019.