John has over 30 years of experience working with technology. His career began in the US Navy where he contributed to several communities including Naval Aviation, Naval Special Warfare, and Naval Cryptography. Upon transitioning to the private sector, he delivered technical training on foundational networking technologies including switching and routing as a Certified Cisco Systems Instructor (CSSI). For over 15 years, John has been working as a network consultant assisting clients in achieving their business objectives through technology and trusted advice. John’s operational expertise includes complex network design and implementation (routing, switching, wireless, and security) with Cisco, Meraki, Juniper, and HPE Aruba networking equipment. John has considerable experience with server virtualization using Microsoft Hyper-V and Azure. He also has actively worked in cybersecurity developing assessment and testing methodologies for his clients. He holds several certifications from industry leaders including Cisco, Microsoft, Citrix, and SonicWall.