This page provides details in my community involvements, past and present presentations/ technical talks. I have also included my publications and a speakers Bio card.

Community and Vendor Engagements:

  • Speaking at events
  • Interviews
  • Presenting in webcast/podcasts
  • Technical Research
  • Press/Analyst

Would you like me to speak at your event? feel free to contact me through the contact page: Contact me

Speakers Card

You can download my speakers bio card here


Community involvement / Awards:

Current and Past Events

This section lists some of the presentations I have delivered are committed to present at in the near future. Links are provided so that you can register to attend these events.

Thursday the 2nd of September Azure Virtual Desktop User group – Where I looked at the performance and benchmarking for Cloud PC and Azure Virtual Desktop.

Register here for this years Work space Ninja Event Workplace Ninja Virtual Edition 2021 Tickets, Tue, Aug 31, 2021 at 12:00 PM | Eventbrite

My presentation is “Using Network Virtual Appliances with Azure Virtual Desktop”

July the 15th 2021 – Application Delivery with MSIX App Attach – Azure Virtual Desktop.

Register here:

Join me at the MSIX App Attach Meet the Experts Technical Community Event on May the 28th 2021 at 1PM BST.

Visit the event Site here: MSIX App Attach | MSIX App attach Event site.

Register here also: MSIX App Attach Meet The Experts

Join me at the Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon 2021 Event “Getting Started With MSIX App Attach”

Microsoft 365 Virtual Marathon – Sessions (

MVPDays Endpoint Day Online April 14th 2021

Overcoming Application Delivery Challenges with MSIX App Attach

2:30 PM — 30 min

Wed, Apr 14, 2021 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM MDT



LONDON 10:00 BST // NEW YORK 05:00 EDT

Find out more and register here: Agenda – xenappblog

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Dynamic Application Delivery – MSIX and app attach Updates, Demos and Implementation in Citrix Cloud

March 25th 2021 1PM GMTLink here

WVD Community (WVD User Group Presentation) Parallels RAS v18 – Thursday, February 4, 2021

Parallels RAS v18 – WVD Integration Presentation Thursday, February 4, 2021 Link here

I am Speaking at the WVD Tech Fest on the 25th of February 2020 Getting Started with MSIX app attach.

MSIX App Attach (Die Zukunft Dynamishcer App Bereitstellung MSIX app attach)- WVD German User Group 16th of December 2020 German WVD User Group December Meetup | Meetup

Microsoft Meets Community 3rd (XXL) Edition Event. Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity (BCDR) options for Windows Virtual Desktop – Ryan ManganRegister here

watch the recording here:

Download the slides here: microsoft-meets-community-rm-bcdr.pdf

‘I am speaking at the VMUG Virtual User Con on November the 24th 2020. Backing up VMware using Altaro VM Backup. “Why Altaro VM Backup is a trusted backup solution for VMware” Listen to the presentation here:

A interview with the WVD Community on the 16th of October 2020 on my Career and a presentation / demo into Dynamic Application Delivery using the composite file system.

a Deep Dive into MSIX App Attach – WVD Community October the 1st 2020

9/22/2020 Presentation on MSIX App Attach and how this does not only support Windows Virtual Desktop, but all VDI solutions.

9/22/2020 Presentation on MSIX App Attach and how this does not only support Windows Virtual Desktop, but all VDI solutions.

In episode 331, Douglas Brown interviews EUC industry experts Ryan Mangan & Steve Horn. Together they discuss the EUC space, where we are today, where we are going, the problems companies face moving to the cloud, WVD vs. on-prem and much more. This is a fun conversation we think you will enjoy.

Scaling Remote Desktop Services Rapidly – Webinar – KEMP Technologies

Join RDS Expert, Ryan Mangan for an introduction to MS Remote Desktop Services 2019 and discover the benefits of using Microsoft’s native remote access/virtual desktop technology. Ryan will also provide an insight into high availability and the requirements to create a scalable highly available Remote Desktop Solution and the benefits of deploying load balancers in conjunction with Remote Desktop Services to provide an always-on experience.

Demystifying the Myths of Windows Virtual Desktop -Leeds Microsoft 365 User Group 22nd of January 2020

A presentation to introduce Windows Virtual Desktop, Myths, things to consider and importantly summarise the true operating Azure costs. The purpose is to provide transparency on cost and the key benefits of using a “Cloud Modernised Workspace” like windows Virtual Desktop.

 This presentation focuses on getting started with deploying a KEMP LoadMaster in VMware and briefly discussing the benefits of using KEMP in a multicloud architecture including summarising the benefits and challenges related to a multicloud deployment.

7th of November 2019 – 12PM – tune in live here: or

Virtual Client Computer MarketScape Interview – a discussion on the current end user computing landscape – 10th of October 2019

Altaro MSP Event – Manchester 10th of September 2019


This presentation detailed some of the features that you may not be aware of in Windows Azure and briefly mentioned migration strategies. The presentation also dived into detail of using Altaro for hybrid cloud deployments, nested virtualisation in azure and replication/recovery of Virtual Machines.


A Interview with TechTarget on the latest version 17 of Parallels RAS. Including discussions on 2fa, pre-session launch and speedy deployment times.

Parallels Partner Conference 2019  7 March 2019 | Valletta, Malta


Joint presentation with the Parallels talking about the value proposition of Parallels RAS and the benefits of partnering with parallels.


a quick podcast during the event regarding all things technology and cloud (in summary).

My VMworld EUC presentation details the three areas of focus when optimising a VDI solution and the principles ( Hardware, Host OS, and Guest OS) mentioned in this video can not only be used on VMware but also other VDI platforms.

Public Sector Cloud Conference 12th July 2017

“Are Legacy applications holding back your cloud migration plans?”

Discussion points: The cloud Technology Challenge, Maintaining the End User Experience, Economic Application Delivery, Using Testing and DevOPs to accelerate your cloud Migration, and Why a Hybrid approach is best for public Sector.

A world without Microsoft Threat Management Gateway Webinar – July 3rd 2015


A technical deep dive presentation into securing applications with reverse proxy. This is extremely useful for organisations using Microsoft threat Management Gateway (TMG)

This was a cost hosted event with Andrew Bettany MVP and Chris Rhodes MVP.