I am a problem solver, a creative thinker, and a brilliant innovator who rises to any challenge and can find workable solutions even when presented with conflicting requirements. I am both a businessman and an engineer with over 22 years experience in network infrastructure design, architecture, engineering, management, security, operations, and support of voice and data networks.
My business accomplishments include:
·One of two co-founders of Talis Data Systems (formerly DataSecurus, LLC, a computer hardware security manufacturer). [Note: I sold 100% of my interest in July 2008.]
·Classified Program Manager responsible for business and technical architecture implementation and service delivery for 48,000 NMCI (Navy and Marine Corps Intranet) classified (SIPR) seats.
·Developer of strategic initiatives and coordinator of business development activities for domestic and international government agencies, and international allies, including product introduction and negotiation of distribution, support, reseller, contract, and GSA channels.
My technical accomplishments include:
·Author, Network Consultants Handbook (ISBN 1-58705-039-0, Cisco Press), Network Sales and Services Handbook (ISBN 1-58705-090-0, Cisco Press), LAN Switching First-Step (ISBN 1-58720-100-3, Cisco Press), and Physical Security (ISBN 1-xxxxx-xxx-x, Prentice Hall) and have taught CCNA/CCDA, A+, Network+, and Security+ classes.
·Backbone architect for design and delivery for industry first Web-via-TV application (to 4,000+ hotels across North America).
·Extensive background and experience in the architecture, design, engineering, operations, troubleshooting, and support of voice (PCM and VOIP) and data (analog, digital, and optical) networks in physical and virtual, fixed and remote environments.
I possess an active TS/SSBI clearance (per JPAS: Eligibility of Top Secret on 2007 12 19 DISCO).
In summary, I can design the program strategy, execute the tactics, and deliver the service.
I look forward to discussing what problems and challenges I can solve for you.