Kurt Schmucker

Kurt Schmucker
Senior Product Manager

"Kurt Schmucker is a Senior Product Manager. He is primarily charged with product management for Parallels Desktop for Mac, the Parallels flagship product. Prior to Parallels, Schmucker was the Senior Mac Evangelist in the Macintosh Business Unit (MacBU) at Microsoft Corp, the vice president for Macintosh products at Connectix, including Virtual PC for Macintosh, a member of the Advanced Technology Group at Apple. Outside of work, Kurt has been a fencer for many years, has four times been a member of the US team at the world championships, and has also been the coach of the US team. Pictures are available at http://www.naginata.org."

My Home Office

My Home Office

“You can never have too much RAM, too much storage, or too many pixels.”  In my work at Parallels, I create lots of content: videos, blog posts, screenshots, and even a little code. Like everyone else, I also work almost exclusively at home, so I decided to spend...
Three Tips for Reviewing Documents

Three Tips for Reviewing Documents

I am often asked to review draft documents of various types: PowerPoint presentations, blog posts, web pages, and even entire books. The tools I use depend on the document type and its length. Here are some tips that may help you with similar...
Parallels Desktop and macOS Big Sur

Parallels Desktop and macOS Big Sur

Apple has at last released macOS Big Sur! First previewed at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference in June 2020, and then finally released to the world in November 2020, macOS Big Sur has had the longest beta development cycle of any macOS...