Out in the field! Insights from our consulting architects

Citrix consulting teams are continually working with the world’s largest organizations on demanding, mission-critical projects across all major verticals and use cases. The pandemic accelerated digital transformation and cloud projects and there were many lessons learned along the way. Lessons on security, performance, and other key topics. In this episode we chat with some of our Americas consulting architects to learn strategies and best practices on what customers should (and shouldn’t) do regarding secure delivery of apps and desktops.

October 18, 2022
Season 2 Ep 2

Executive summary

  • Hear directly from Citrix consulting architects on lessons learned from real-world app and desktop delivery projects
  • Discover strategies on how to best design and implement your cloud resources and infrastructure for success
  • Learn about the latest technologies and industry trends we’re seeing used at scale

Featured voices

Allen Furmanski
Lead Architect and Content Strategist, Citrix

Allen started with Citrix back in 2007 within the support organization helping customers and partners solve issues on MetaFrame Presentation Server 3.0, 4.0, and 4.5 as well as Citrix Password Manager. Over the years he's transitioned to roles within readiness, product management, strategic alliances, and product marketing and is now lead architect of the technical marketing content team. He’s obtained various Citrix certs and awards, presented to numerous customers, spoken at industry events around the world, and always enjoys evangelizing Citrix technology. 

In his personal life, Allen is married and enjoys exploring places at home and abroad, hiking the national parks, live music and events, good food and drinks, all things Tesla, tackling projects around the house, and digital photography.

Follow him on Twitter - @TekGuyAllen

Steve Beals
Senior Technical Marketing Architect, Citrix

Steve has been around Citrix technologies for 25 years in various technical and management roles. During his time with Citrix, Steve has worked with the Citrix Consulting team, where he designed, deployed, and managed several large-scale enterprise Citrix deployments and was a pre-sales engineer for enterprise customers in the Northeast prior to his current role on the Technical Marketing team.

In his personal life, Steve is married and has a busy home life with four kids ages 14-22. He is an avid sports fan, enjoys a good hard cider, reading, as well as kayaking on his local lake.

Follow him on Twitter - @SRBeals

Jason Delgado
Solutions Delivery Architect, Citrix

Jason has been with Citrix, now part of Cloud Software Group, for 7 years serving our most secure customers in the Defense and Federal spaces.

Jason has a unique perspective, having been a customer architect designing Citrix solutions, prior to joining Citrix.

Jason has presented at Citrix Synergy, Citrix Field Kickoff, and works with some of the most talented technical minds in the Citrix Consulting Architecture Team.

When he’s not all ones and zeroes, Jason unplugs to enjoy hiking, biking, and cooking with his wife and children.


Matthew Greenbaum
Senior Solutions Delivery Architect

Matthew has been with Citrix for over 9 years and has primarily worked with the Citrix Consulting Team. During his tenure, he has implemented Citrix technologies at customers across verticals ranging from 10 seats to more than 50,000 seats, presented at conferences, and has acted as a subject matter expert on coding and customization. Currently, he oversees technical engagements within the Citrix commercial territory as well as several enterprise financial and healthcare accounts. Prior to joining Citrix, he held positions at Qualcomm and AOL and holds degrees in Information Science and Political Science from the University of Michigan.

Outside of work, Matthew is an avid skier who perpetually looks forward to winter. When it’s not snowing, he enjoys traveling, cooking, and attending concerts with his fiancé.


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