Phoummala Schmitt

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Phoummala Schmitt is a Cloud Architect, currently at Vanguard, focusing on building the Multi Cloud strategy for the enterprise. Prior to joining Vanguard, Phoummala held various roles from Cloud Advocacy ( Microsoft) to Systems Engineering and Architecture roles building and maintaining systems. These systems included Microsoft Exchange, Collaboration Technologies, Virtualization, Storage and Backup. She is a VMware vExpert and co-hosts The Current Status Podcast.

In her spare time, she blogs for 24x7ITConnection,, and Some of her technical articles can also be found on Petri IT Knowledgebase, and The Register. Considered as one of the Top 50+ Tech Influencers and Thought Leaders You Should Follow , Phoummala aka Exchange Goddess can be followed as @exchangegoddess on Twitter.

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