Welcome to Nutanix User Groups

  • 6 February 2018
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Welcome to Nutanix User Groups
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Nutanix User Group (NUG) offers members a space to share ideas, best practices and network with other cloud builders in your community. As a member of the user group you will:

  • Network with your peers
  • Share feedback and knowledge
  • Get answers to your most pressing IT questions
  • Increase your visibility by sharing your experiences, tips and ideas

Become a member on the NEXT community and join us for a meeting! Below is a list of current chapters and upcoming meetings. If you don't see a chapter in your local area, send a request to

Meetings are run by you, our valued customers. NUG leaders are referred to as Chapter Champion, the stars of our community. Champions are the leaders, engagers, influencers, and evangelists of a growing movement to build the future of One OS. One Click. Any Cloud.

Chapter Champions have the opportunity to:

  • Engage with your peers and influence technology conversations
  • Grow your professional network
  • Access exclusive event and training discounts
  • Contribute and share your expertise on the NEXT community
  • Drive local NUG meetings (goal of 2-4 per year)

If you are Interested in becoming a NUG Champion or to learn more complete this application form.



List of chapters, champions, and community handles

Americas & LATAM
Atlanta, GA - Biju Samuel @bijusamuel & Glenn Baker @glennwbaker
Austin, TX - *Chapter Champ Needed*
Bogota, Columbia - Jesus Damian Royo @jedamian09
Boston, MA - Mark Gabryjelski (chapter kicking off soon!)
Calgary, Canada - Faisal Jawaid
Central Ohio - Jim Corder @jdcorder & Josh Mancil
Columbia, SC - John Hamilton
Charlotte, NC - Paul Johnson, Reza Ashrafi & Jason Girard
Chicago, IL - Mike Ewanic  @MJEwanic 
Dallas, TX - Jarod Hallmark & Stephen Kay
Ecuador - Luis Ruiz

Fresno, CA - John Driscoll
Houston, TX -  Michael Cao & Nick Davis
N. Indiana - Benjamin Crill & Stephen Kuehnemund

Indianapolis - Nate Crisler
Jacksonville - Bill Vetter
Kansas City, MO - Neal Dolson
Los Angeles, CA - Matthew Spero & Layla Khorsand
Madison, WI - Chad Dorr @ChadDorr 
Mexico City, Mexico - Juan Hernandez
Michigan - Reed Beaver
Minneapolis - *Chapter Champ Needed*
Nashville, TN - Ross Hunt
New York City - Robin Perez
Northern Virginia - Rene Payes & Anwar Khan

Oakland, CA - (chapter kicking off soon!)
Omaha, NE - Steve Elgan @selgan; Derek Sailors @dsailors; Scott Osborne @ozzy01

Orange County- Jon Cornn

Paraguay - Hugo Velazquez (chapter kicking off soon!)
Philadelphia, PA - Kevin Grube
Phoenix, AZ - Jason Polonus 

Portland, OR - Drew Plaster
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Felipe Deco @fdeco
Rochester, NY - Norman Dole (chapter kicking off soon!)

Salt Lake City, UT - Todd Burris

San Francisco, CA - Jason Smith
Seattle, WA - Jake Gilfillan & Stephen Linker
Silicon Valley, CA - *Chapter Champ Needed* (chapter kicking off soon!)
Southern Florida - Alex Gamundi & Jose Bellas 
Springfield, MO - Eric Kyle
Tampa, FL- *Chapter Champ Needed*

Triangle, NC - Chad Holovach & Jeremy Dehner

Tulsa, OK - Eric Phillips
Vancouver, Canada - Valeriu Surdu @Valeriu

Australia - Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne & Sydney
India - Bangalore, Chennai & Mumbai
Indonesia - Arif Kurniawan & Andri Setiawan
Malaysia - Ehtesham Ihsan
New Zealand - Guy Defryn @AllBlack
Singapore -  Karthi Sivagnanam

Frankfurt, Germany - Martin Jaeger

North Germany- Wolfgang Wündsch @Wolfgang 

Finland - Jouni Lamminmaki
Ireland & Scotland - Ronnie Hamilton
Italy - Alessandro Ghizzoni, Alberto Furia & Claudio Abad

Kenya - Hosea Abere
London, UK - Paul Maddocks @paul_maddocks

Morrocco - Mohamed Aassaasi 
Netherlands - Sibo Attema

Norway - Zeeshan Butt
Spain - Marian de Miguel
Switzerland - René Bigler

Don't see a chapter in your local area? We would love to help you get one started! Please send a request to or fill out the Champ application.

Be sure to check out the groups page and locate a user group near you. Follow us on twitter (@nutanix_ug) #NCUG #WhereYouBelong


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