Citrix Technology Advocate (CTA) Program

The main objective of the Citrix Technology Advocate program is to provide Citrix enthusiasts meaningful recognition for their community contributions, provide unique opportunities to connect with Citrix peers and internal stakeholders that will enable a continued growth and performance in their careers.

Applications are currently closed.

  • CTA award designation
  • CTA badge assigned to profile on CUGC and Citrix Discussions
  • Dedicated slack program channel
  • Speaking and moderating opportunities with CUGC and Citrix
  • Demo Licenses for core products
  • CTP mentorship
  • Quarterly program webinars
  • Education discounts
  • Citrix product feedback

CTA Applicants much possess these minimum qualifications:

  • Citrix Product Experience
  • Active member of myCUGC.org
  • Willingness to blog and/or moderate webinar for CUGC and/or Citrix
  • Active social impact
  • Willingness to share expertise amongst CTA’s
  • A passion for community and advocacy of Citrix products

CTA candidates will be voted into the program by the Citrix community team and CTA members currently in the program. There is a formal review and voting process based on the candidate’s alignment with the program guidelines and Citrix objectives. 

In an effort to continue to grow the Citrix User Group Community and engagement within the CTA program, we expect to see one of the areas listed below achieved at least once per quarter and entered into the CTA Podio space:

  • Participate in peer to peer calls with our Customer Reference Team
  • Moderate forums and webinars hosted by myCUGC.org
  • Contribute content and participate in discussions on myCUGC.org
  • Host a user share webinar for the CUGC community
  • Be a speaker at a local CUGC event
  • Engage with fellow CTAs on the CTA Slack channel

2019 Program Application Dates

September 2019 CTP & CTA Application window opens
31. Oktober 2019 CTP & CTA Application window closes
2020. Januar CTP & CTA candidates receive email notification regarding program acceptance
February 2020 2020 CTP & CTA classes announced

CTP and CTA candidates are voted into the program by the Citrix community team and CTPs and senior CTAs.  There is a formal review and voting process based on the candidate’s alignment with the program guidelines.

Product Feedback

Product feedback can be given through the CTA Feedback Podio app. The program manager will track and report updates on these feedbacks.

Product Licensing

Licensing is available to all members through the free trials given at Citrix.com. Licenses are also available to members who are already partners. Request for specific license types to test product features and functions will be reviewed on a case by case basis. Approved requests for higher level product licenses shall be followed by a blog of the feature being tested within 60 days. Access to tech previews and betas can also be available to program members by request. Request should be sent via CTA Request Podio app. All users will receive access to a free ShareFile enterprise account.

Contributions

As members participate in community events or share content, the CTA is to track all participation in the CTA Podio app throughout the year. The member’s contribution will be considered at the end of the year renewal process.

Communication

Instant messages to program manager and members can be achieved through our private CTA slack channel. Messages for product managers can also be sent via the slack channel in the product specific channel. Calendar created events will be sent to primary email address registered for the CTA member. A listserv will be created for CTA members to use for email communications.

Confidentiality

Citrix and each Technology Advocate will have in place a mutual Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) concerning any information discussed in private webinars or product discussions. In addition to protecting confidential Citrix information, this NDA will also ensure that members can openly discuss their operations, configurations and strategies amongst each other.