Aaron Parker

Aaron Parker (stealthpuppy) is an end-user computing specialist with 25+ years experience in consulting, architecture, design, and implementation of virtual desktops, modern device management, and enterprise mobility. Aaron is the Principal Modern Workplace Architect at @Insentra.

I’m an IT professional, consultant, developer, and a builder of things. I enjoy using automation to provide continuous improvements to IT process. I have a wide set of experience and skills in Microsoft, Citrix and VMware-based solutions and have implemented these technologies across government, corporate & not-for-profit organizations, in Australia, the UK and the US.


I have presented at events including Citrix Synergy, BriForum & E2EVC conferences in the US, Europe and Australia since 2011, writing here since 2004 and contributing to the community in a number of other areas. I am very fortunate to have been awarded the following community recognitions:

LogoAwardYears awarded
Citrix Technology ProfessionalCitrix Technology Professional2012 - 2021
Microsoft MVPMicrosoft Most Valuable Professional Windows & Devices for IT (previously App-V)2011 - 2018
VMware EUC ChampionVMware EUC Champion2016
VMware vExpertVMware vExpert2016
AppSense Community AdvisorAppSense Community Advisor2012 - 2016
Microsoft Community ContributorMicrosoft Community Contributor2011

Speaking & Presentations

Below is a selection of speaking engagements and recordings, where available:



  • ANZ WVD user group, September 2020 - FSLogix Containers for WVD deep dive
  • Citrix User Group, Melbourne, July 2020 - Image Automation for Public Cloud (automating Windows 10, Windows 10 multi-session, Windows Server images for Azure / Citrix Cloud / WVD)
  • Citrix User Group, Melbourne, July 2020 - Migrate PVS image to MCS, Geek Speak Round table
  • Citrix User Group, Melbourne, May 2020 - Windows Virtual Desktop update and architecture approach and overview
  • Citrix User Group, Melbourne, March 2020 - Citrix Cloud and Windows Virtual Desktop updates
  • IGEL Disrupt, Nashville, January 2020 - CTP panel discussion at the Nashville CUGC Meeting host at Disrupt


  • Citrix C-Tomorrow, Sydney, July 2020 - The identity centric universe


  • Citrix User Group, Melbourne, December 2018 - Windows Server 2019 is here, what’s in it? when are you going to adopt it?
  • Citrix User Group, Melbourne, December 2018 - Citrix Cloud Unfiltered. Insights into real-world Citrix Cloud deployments
  • MyCUGC webinar, October 2018 - The 2018-2020 Desktop–Three Experts Duke it out for the Best Way to Deploy Windows
  • xenappblog.com VirtualExpo webinar, September 2018 - The Modern Management Methodology Imaginarium
  • IGEL Disrupt, Melbourne, March 2018 - Geek Speak with guests: Richard Parnell, Aaron Parker, Michael Lang
  • IGEL Disrupt, Melbourne, March 2018 - Industry Panel – Future of EUC, Moderated by Doug Keeley


  • E2EVC Sydney, March 2017, Citrix XenDesktop Machine Creation Services Deep Dive
  • Experts Live Melbourne, April 2017, Modern Management for Windows 10
  • Citrix Synergy Orlando, May 2017





Below is a list of publications that I’ve written, co-authored or contributed to:

About stealthpuppy.com

This site (generally) focuses on end-user computing and enterprise mobility and is a way for me to not only write about interesting topics, but a way to give back the IT community. If I’ve been able to help you in your work in any way, that provides me with much satisfaction.