Gareth Hogarth

Senior Consultant

What is your role at Xtravirt

As Senior Consultant in the professional services team, I engage with customers and partners designing and delivering technical solutions.

 

What makes Xtravirt great

Treated as senior member of the professional services team. Xtravirt offers flexibility around work/life balance and being able set a side time for training and personal development.

 

What industries would you say you know well?

I’ve delivered solutions in many sectors but I would say the most of my professional services career has been focused in aerospace, defense and health.

 

What makes a great Senior Consultant?

Confidence in working at all levels, identification of customer requirements and challenges. A continuous learning mindset for both personal and technical improvement is also important.

 

What’s your favourite part of your job?

Designing/Architecting VMware solutions.

 

People would be surprised to hear that I worked as …

Surfboard shaper/repairer for a small surf-shop near Durban.

 

First car?

Opel Kadett 200is

 

Charities, causes, institutions I support

Help for Heroes

 

What was your first job?

Professional career started when I was 20, working as Novell Network Administrator.