I had have the pleasure of working at Red Hat for the past 3 years as a Senior OpenStack Solution Architect on the North America Commercial OpenStack Tiger Team.  I am responsible for large-scale Proof-Of-Concept OpenStack deployments for Strategic Enterprise Customers.   Prior to Red Hat, I spent the past 20 years in IT working with Linux, Unix, Storage, Networking and Security.  Most notably I was a Consulting Engineer for Apple’s Enterprise Professional Services team, Network Security Engineering at Citi Group, along with years of private consulting.   I have held certifications with Microsoft (MCSE NT4 and 2000), Apple (ACSA 10.3 – 6)Cisco (CCNA), CheckPoint (CCSA), Sun Solaris (CSCA 7 & 8), and HP OpenView NNM.  I currently hold the following certifications: