Hello VMware community members out there! We are thrilled to announce that the second half applications for the vExpert program are now open. As a VMware Expert members and vExpert Pros, we are excited to share this news and encourage you to take part in this incredible opportunity.
Application submissions for the vExpert program will close on June 30th. The results will be announced via email on or before July 21st.
vExpert Program Updates
The vExpert Best Practice Guide
To ensure a smooth and successful application process, VMware has released the “vExpert Best Practice Guide: Understanding Application Submission, Voting, and Appeal Processes.” This comprehensive guide is a valuable resource for both new applicants and those who have previously applied. It provides detailed insights into the entire application journey, from submission to voting and even the appeal process. We highly recommend reading it to maximize your chances of becoming a vExpert. View the Guide and Apply for the 2023 vExpert Program.
VMware has introduced bidirectional messaging as a means of communication between vExpert PROs and applicants. This feature allows for direct interaction, enabling PROs (like us) to provide guidance and support throughout the application process. It’s an excellent opportunity to connect with experienced members of the community who can offer valuable insights.
Application Status Update
In an effort to streamline the application process, a new “Pending” status has been added to the existing Approved and Not Ready statuses. The Pending status will be applied to applications where the applicant hasn’t responded to questions within a given timeframe. After 14 days, applications in the Pending status will automatically switch to Not Ready. This change ensures a fair and timely review of applications.
To recognize the contributions of VMTN Moderators, VMware has introduced a VMTN Moderator Badge and an Application Path specifically tailored for them. This enhancement acknowledges the vital role these individuals play in fostering a vibrant and supportive community.
For more in-depth information about the application process updates and best practices, we encourage you to read the official vExpert blog post titled “vExpert 2023 Second Half Apps Are Open: A Revamped Approach.” It provides a comprehensive overview of the changes and offers guidance to help you navigate the application process successfully.
The vExpert program is a remarkable platform for networking, knowledge sharing, and professional growth within the VMware ecosystem. As a VMware Expert members and vExperts Pro, we can confidently say that this community has been instrumental in our own development and has connected us with exceptional individuals in the industry. Don’t miss your chance to be a part of this esteemed group. Submit your application before June 30th and embark on an exciting journey as a vExpert.
If you have any questions or need assistance with your application, please feel free to reach out. We are here to help and support you throughout the process. Good luck!
vExpert Guide: [Direct Link]
vExpert Blog: [vExpert 2023 Second Half Apps Are Open: A Revamped Approach]
VMware Expert Members & vExpert Pros