Robert F. Sonders

Principal Systems Engineer, Data-Centric Workloads, Dell Technologies Consulting

Robert F. Sonders has been with Dell EMC for over 8 years. During his tenure he has been laser focused on Microsoft workloads, both on premises and hybrid, specifically around the entire SQL Server ecosystem, both from an Administrative and Business Intelligence perspective. During this journey, Robert has lead SQL Server delivery project teams as a technical consultant architect and a pre-sales Solution Principal.

Throughout his 24+ years of IT experience, Robert has been passionately engaged in implementations that have directly contributed to the advanced performance and productivity of diverse organization verticals in healthcare, financial, and e-commerce.

Robert will always begin with understanding the unique challenges of the business verticals with a focus on first learning the client’s perspective (listening first) and then will align the subsequent requirements to formulate a solution that will uniquely fit their needs. He prides himself on staying bleeding edge with his respective “wheelhouse” technologies.
His current role now aligns with core Dell EMC workloads as an “Advisory Systems Engineer – Microsoft Specialist”, His major focus is on all things SQL Server and Azure Stack, complementing all Account Teams and Systems Engineering teams for all pre-sales efforts.

When he is not consumed with reading and learning he is traveling, handling AKC champion Pembroke Welsh Corgis, and vigorously enjoying the outdoors that surround his desert home. He resides in Scottsdale AZ with his wife and Corgis.