About Dominic

Hey, thanks for having the curiosity to know a little more about me, and welcome to my little corner of the internet.

It goes without saying, but I’m saying it here:  All opinions expressed on any site of mine are my own personal opinion, and do not reflect those of my current employer or anyone else.

I’m proud of the following in my life so far:

  • A wonderful and healthy family to be with each and every day
  • The perspective that comes from growing up on the Pueblo of Laguna reservation in New Mexico
  • The ability to contribute my talents to areas important to me that make lasting impact
  • A constant curiosity to learn about technology, business, and people
  • Helping business get value out of software defined storage, flash media, and storage management software technologies since 2006
  • Having contributed to various tribes, business boards, and organizations (tribal business and non-profit)
  • Having contributed to research & development teams that produced 26 Million personal computers worldwide over a 6 year span and many data storage products
  • The experience from 2 patents granted and various Intellectual Property learnings
  • Department of Energy “Q” Clearance from May 2014 to September 2019
  • Obtaining and leveraging BSEE and MBA college degrees

Feel free to reach out to me if I can help with the following:

  • Red Hat Open Shift Container Platform, Red Hat Open Container Storage, and how it leverages persistent IBM storage.
  • Compute Devices (computers, mobile, embedded, appliance, Internet of Things – IoT)
  • Computer Connectivity (internet, tcp/ip, fibre channel (FC), FC over IP, dedicated links, cellular, radio)
  • Software (application, appliance, server, embedded, firmware, virtualized OS, programming, open source)
  • Hardware (servers, appliance, thin clients, mobile, control systems)
  • Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery
  • Data Storage (block, file, and object)
  • Remote Teaching
  • Time-Shifted Education Creation
  • Careers in Software Development, Information Technology, & Technical Sales
  • Intellectual Property (Copyright, Trademark, Patents, Trade Secrets, Open Source Software, My Patents: US7596588 and US6834305)
  • College Experience (Engineering, Business, Financial Aid, Scholarships, Culture Shock)
  • Professional Audio & Video (wireless systems, microphones, mixers, various capture devices)
  • International Travel (Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia, Malaysia, Thailand)
  • Board of Directors member for a New Mexico University Research Park Act entity – CNM Ingenuity, Inc
  • Past Board of Directors member for Laguna Development Corporation and San Ildefonso Services, LLC (also past part time manager)
  • History and experience with Tribal Governments: Pueblo of Laguna, Pueblo de San Ildefonso, and the Pueblo of Acoma
  • Internet Communities & Social Media
  • Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance, & Personal Finance
  • What it’s like to be away from home and experience boarding high school, grades 8 to 12 at St Catherine High School.
  • Fly Fishing, Oysters, Dark Chocolate, & Rocket League
  • Anything related to my IBM work Blog, StorageMVP.com and twitter account @StorageMVP

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