Stuart Kirk is an IT professional with more than 15 years of experience in enterprise architecture, and is a long-standing champion of open source software solutions to drive client business. He has worked directly with several key global accounts to plan and execute UNIX to Linux migration projects. Stuart joined Dell in 2011 as a practice executive in its Applications & Platform Modernization group.
His primary charge is to engage with Dell’s large enterprise clients to provide industry-leading solutions in a number of critical areas including: application modernization, platform migration, server consolidation and virtualization. Beyond this, he has developed business cases for several clients to support the architecture of the efficient datacenter while promoting his belief of lowered operational expenses by mitigating complexity through commodity platform standardization and open source software.
Stuart maintains deep technical roots and is certified as a current Red Hat Certified Architect.