Nick Rintalan is a Lead Architect & Director in the Americas Consulting organization based out of California. He has been with Citrix Consulting for the last 12 years, working on some of the largest Citrix deployments known to mankind. He has authored several well-known whitepapers such as "The Top 10 Items Found by Citrix Consulting on Assessments" and "Best Practices for XenDesktop and XenApp". Nick has spoken at Synergy/iForum, Summit and BriForum 16 times over the years. Nick is a husband, father and enjoys golfing and hiking. Before joining Citrix, Nick briefly worked for the IBM Software Group on the WebSphere development team. Nick received Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Computer Engineering from Tulane University in New Orleans.