Nuvalo Management Team

Experienced Cloud Industry Leaders

  • Manon Buettner
    Manon BuettnerCEO & Founder

    Manon Buettner is an accomplished infrastructure architect, data center and cloud analyst, strategist and speaker with over 18 years of experience designing, selling, and implementing cloud solutions, leading data center selection and migrations, and advising rapid growth through Fortune 500 businesses and service providers. She works closely with dynamic enterprise IT teams to identify business and technical requirements, introduce relevant solutions, and manage complex colocation or managed cloud services searches and deployments. Manon is co-founder and CFO of Cloud Girls. She also serves on the Advisory Board of Channel Partners and is a member of Washington Technology Industry Association, Executive Women in Technology, and 7×24 Exchange.

  • Tony Giampaolo
    Tony GiampaoloPrincipal, Infrastructure Services

    Tony Giampaolo, Principal Infrastructure Services, Nuvalo, has over 17 years of large enterprise technology experience and brings significant expertise in strategic planning, enterprise management and managing business processes. Prior to joining Nuvalo, Tony was part of the executive leadership team at PARC Consulting, overseeing the Data Center, Enterprise Monitoring & Automation and IT Governance practice areas. He has held senior leadership positions at Vantage Data Centers, NetApp, Inc., Autodesk Inc., Microsoft Corporation and Oracle Corporation (PeopleSoft Inc.) where he led global data center operations and IT infrastructure teams.

  • Michelle Kirkpatrick
    Michelle KirkpatrickPrincipal, Strategic Staffing

    Michelle Kirkpatrick, Principal, Strategic Staffing Services for Nuvalo, has more than 17 years of experience in business development, relationship management, human capital management and contract negotiations. Michelle has an intuitive ability to understand each customer’s unique environment and culture to appropriately tailor services to enhance their business. Overseeing a large consultant team, Michelle was responsible for managing, training and mentoring her team of internal recruiters, imparting the very same wisdom that led to her own success. Prior to joining Nuvalo, Michelle serviced Fortune 500 Companies across all verticals.

  • Andrea Blubaugh
    Andrea BlubaughManaging Director

    Andrea Blubaugh has more than 13 years’ experience facilitating the design, implementation and ongoing management of data center, cloud and WAN solutions. Prior to joining Nuvalo. Andrea was a top sales executive for ViaWest, and previously WCI. Her reputation for architecting solutions for organizations of all sizes – from Fortune 100 to SMBs – earned her numerous awards and honors. With a specific focus on the mid to enterprise space, Ms. Blubaugh works closely with IT teams, as a true client advocate, consistently meeting and often exceeding expectations. As a result, she maintains strong client and provider relationships spanning the length of her career. Andrea sits on the board of Cloud Girls, an open, vendor neutral, not-for-profit community of female technology advocates.

  • Karl Kurrle
    Karl KurrleIT Business Management

    Karl Kurrle is a 20 year industry veteran who has held senior positions at Fisher Communications, Golf Savings Bank and Sterling Bank. Leveraging his corporate experience, he offers guidance to C-Suite, IT and business leaders as a tenured IT Leadership and Management consultant specializing in operational management, transformation, strategy realization, portfolio management, and other IT initiatives. His business acumen coupled with technical expertise results in successful engagements with Fortune 500 companies to start-ups on XaaS initiatives, IT Business Management and staff augmentation. Karl has served on community boards including the Mobius Science Center, the Spokane Community College Business Technology Advisory Committee and The United Way of Spokane Investment Team.

  • Noreen DelNero
    Noreen DelNeroSenior Resource Manager

    Noreen DelNero is Nuvalo’s Senior Resource Manager. As a key member of our Strategic Staffing team, Noreen will be filling positions such as AWS Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer (SRE), Cyber Security, IT Director, Records Management, IVR Provisioning Engineer, Network Engineer, Windows System Admin, Solutions Architects and Developers. With a background in computer science, Noreen is adept at building relationships with clients, understanding their technical hiring needs and identifying qualified candidates. Prior to joining Nuvalo, Noreen was with PARC Consulting, where she was responsible for recruiting technical candidates for permanent and contract placement.

  • Michael Clark
    Michael ClarkNuvalo Advisory Board

    Nuvalo Board Member Michael Clark is the CTO of Artifact Uprising and VP of Revenue Engineering at  VSCO®. In 2014, Michael received the Colorado Technology Executive of the Year award. Read more about Michael Clark.

  • Kaj Pedersen
    Kaj PedersenNuvalo Advisory Board

    Nuvalo Board Member Kaj Pedersen, is a VP of Operations at Atlas Informatics and is a forward-thinking executive with broad-based experience and a proven record of success in setting strategic directions. Read more about Kaj Pedersen.

  • Shahin Pirooz
    Shahin PiroozNuvalo Advisory Board

    Nuvalo Board Member Shahin Pirooz is CTO at DataEndure and is a senior technology executive who spent the last 15 years deeply immersed in the cloud space. He was recognized as #12 on CRN’s Top 25 Disrupters List of Executives for 2015. Read more about Shahin Pirooz.

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