Dan Illson
Cloud Native and Developer Advocate

Dan is a Cloud Advocate in the Cloud Services organization at VMware. At present, Dan is primarily focused on the Kubernetes ecosystem, function-as-a-service frameworks, and cloud native application development. He is also concerned with the management and operation of applications in the public cloud. Prior to this role, he served as an NSBU Systems Engineer since 2013. Before coming to VMware, Dan was a Consulting Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems in the service provider organization. Dan holds both a B.S. And M.S. degrees in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Drexel University.


San Francisco, CA USA