Matthew Sojourner Newton


I bring 20 years of experience as a leader in infrastructure, virtualization, and datacenter architecture. My passion is creating elegant solutions to complex problems. I have a collaborative and flexible management style, empowering and motivating teams to achieve their goals.


  • Technologist and thought leader: Making strategic decisions for technology organizations
  • Virtualization expert: Carving and reconfiguring Operating System building blocks using technologies like VMware, Storage Area Networks, and Docker
  • Datacenter planner: Developing technology stack, build out, and resource migration plans
  • Teacher: Recruiting, hiring, mentoring, developing, and retaining staff; public speaking; documenting designs and plans
  • Organizer: Building, planning, budgeting, running IT organizations


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Work Experience


(2004 - ) Matthew Sojourner Newton Consulting - Enterprise and Government Consulting Services

  • Building IT process, infrastructure, and organizations
  • Tools include virtualization, storage, directory, and security systems

Director, IT

(2011 - 2012) YuMe - IT Department Head

  • Deployed 6 new offices for a total of 10
  • Built new IT infrastructure and services from storage to CRM

Practice Lead

(2009 - 2011) Eaton & Associates - Consulting Services

  • Created and led the Virtualization Practice
  • Designed consulting solutions and managed implementation

Senior Engineer

(2004 - 2009) Micromenders - Designed and implemented consulting service offerings

    Chief Technology Officer

    (1999 - 2004) Advantage Microsystems - Supported client networks and provided consulting services

      Web Programmer

      (1996 - 1998) IBM - Developed new web applications and user interfaces to data services


        National Merit Scholar, Religious Studies

        (2001) University of California, Berkeley


          Microsoft MCSE, Citrix CCIA, VMware VCDX