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René Schmidt, VMWare


Rene W. Schmidt is a Principal Engineer at VMware, Inc., and is the technical lead for the advanced development center located in Aarhus, Denmark.

Rene is a key contributor to the VirtualCenter product line and spends most of his time fiddling with ideas on how to simplify application development and datacenter operation using virtual machine technology.

Before joining VMware in 2002, Rene worked at Sun Microsystems. Rene was the technical lead of the Java Web Start product, and also part of the development team that shipped Java(TM) Hotspot(TM) Virtual Machine 1.0. Rene holds an MS in Computer Science from University of Washington, Seattle, and from the University of Aarhus, Denmark.