Chris Owens

Chief Technology Officer,
Kraft & Kennedy, Inc.

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Kraft & Kennedy, Inc.

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Chief Technology Officer,
Kraft & Kennedy, Inc.


Chris Owens is the Chief Technology Officer at Kraft Kennedy. He previously served as the Practice Group Leader for the Enterprise Client Systems Group. With over 20 years of consulting and technology management experience, Chris has helped leading firms with desktop design and management, server and storage consolidation and collocation, DR/BC, email messaging design and migration, document management, and hybrid/thin-client architecture. His recent work has focused on designing solutions for law firms to make the transition to a "cloud first" model and successfully adopt Windows-as-a-Service.

Chris formerly led the Enterprise Client Systems Practice Group at Kraft Kennedy which is responsible of several areas including desktop deployment strategies, virtual desktop infrastructure design, application virtualization scenarios, and remote access planning. In addition, Chris has lead discussions at numerous industry events and presented at several ILTA conferences on topics ranging from data center consolidation and server virtualization to virtual desktop infrastructure and application virtualization.

Past ILTACON sessions include:
2007 - The Latest Technologies in Law Firm Data Center Design
2008 - Virtualization Today — Understanding and Leveraging Virtualization Solutions
2009 - The Future (and Present) of VDI
2011 - We’re virtually there: How Application Virtualization Aids Deployments
2012 - The Modern Enterprise Desktop
2013 - Desktop Deployment and Management with SCCM 2012
2014 - Fast & Furious 2014: Maximizing Windows 7/8 Performance
2015 - Are you ready for Windows 10?
2016 - Laptops and Tablets and Hybrids! (Windows 10) Oh, My!
2017 - Securing the Modern Workstation
2018 - Stepping Off the Windows 10 Upgrade Treadmill
2019 - AIP Protecting VIP Data

Recent ILTA Webinars
Microsoft Endpoint, Formerly Intune, Then and Now
Delivering the Azure Cloud Infrastructure Easy Button
Security for the Modern Law Firm
Full Service Desktop