UPDATE 3/2/12: The contest period is now closed, NetApp sincerely thanks all of the finalists and voters! All of the videos were thoroughly entertaining, but in the end Mike T came away with the victory and the title of IT's Top Survivor!
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Brett E. is a visionary who transports servers into the virtual dimension. He can quote the entirety of Monty Python's "The Holy Grail" and has made it his mission to save the world from data-destroying asteroids.
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More about Brett...
What do you do for a living?
I transport servers into the virtual dimension, and provide systems with, “Space: The Final Frontier”.
Describe yourself in three words
My wife answered this one for me: Husband, Father, Nerd
How did you first fall in love with IT?
The moment I figured out how to program the Van Halen Logo in those really large monochromatic pixels on my first PC circa 1980 in Basic.
If you had to hibernate in a server room for a year, what three things would you take with you?
Chocolate milk, Beef Jerky, and someone to play scrabble with
If you could be any cartoon character, who would you be?
Probably Cartman. He’s funny, but with a definite edge.
Any other fun fact that sets you apart?
I grew up watching (and loving) the three stooges every morning before school, as well as kung-fu theater every Saturday. Still a huge fan of both. I grew up in the country, so every Halloween, for as long as I can remember, I watched a double feature of Monty Python’s Holy Grail, and Kiss meets the phantom of the park. If pushed, I could probably spit out most of the dialogue of either. Now I love all 1-star or B-sci-fi, all kinds of sports, and all kinds of technology. But all of it pales in comparison to being a dad.