Harjit Dhaliwal [MVP]
SysAdmin
  • Burlington,
  • Vermont,
  • United States
Member Since: 2017/05/02
Industry: Computer & IT
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IT Professional, SysAdmin, technology evangelist, professional photographer, aviation fanatic, social media influencer, msignite Roundtable

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IT Professional, Senior Systems Administrator, Technology Evangelist, professional photographer, aviation fanatic, social media influencer, Microsoft Ignite Roundtable member and Community Reporter, AFS USA volunteer, Microsoft MVP!

Harjit Dhaliwal is a Senior Systems Administrator in the Higher Education industry who focuses on Microsoft technologies such as ConfigMgr, SCOM, Windows Server architecture, Windows Operating Systems, and patch management, as well as VMware View VDI infrastructure. Harjit has been a member of the Microsoft TechEd and Ignite conferences Roundtable teams, and he is well respected in the social media scene as a valuable influencer and a technology evangelist. He is the founder of Tech Konnect, a group for technology enthusiasts on Facebook, and Twitter, he is the Social Media Manager for The Krewe, which is a community organized IT Professional group, he helps manage social media platforms for several technology groups, non-profit organizations, and local communities in Vermont.

Harjit pioneered, designed, and built the social media platforms for his local town of Milton Vermont, which includes the Police Department, Fire Department, Recreation Department, Town Office, Milton VT Community, and Vermont Roads to name a few. He is often consulted to assist, to advise, and to manage social media engagements for companies and organizations. Apart from his roles as an IT Professional and a Social Media influencer, Harjit is also a Professional Photographer who works as a freelance photojournalist for a few local newspapers in Vermont, and volunteers with a global exchange student organization known as AFS USA, where he currently holds the position as the Chairperson of the Vermont chapter. He is multilingual in English, Punjabi, Hindi, Malay, Indonesian, and some French, loves to travel, and has a passion in aviation.

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Professional Background
Social Media Manager
The Krewe
January 2014 – Present
I manage all aspects of social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, website), and provide technical expertise to members on an on-going basis.

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The Krewe is a community organized professional IT networking group. We are a team of hard working, fun loving IT Pros & Developers with all levels of expertise. Our mission is to build a dynamic networking community through various activities and gatherings.
Sr. Systems Administrator
UVM
October 2003 – Present
Senior Systems Administrator with the central IT department
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English
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Punjabi
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Hindi
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Malay
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Indonesian
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French
Limited Working Proficiency

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