Mosaddaq Turabi, CCIE #1864 / CCDE #20070007, is a Distinguished Support Engineer at Cisco. Over the last 16 years, he has been involved in architecture, design, planning and deployment of large-scale IP/MPLS networks. His primary focus is on the introduction and deployment of IP, MPLS and QoS based services within service provider as well as large-scale enterprise networks. He is also a member of the core team that developed the Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE) certification program. He holds BSEE and MSEE degrees from Wichita State University.
Russ White, CCIE No. 2635, is a member of the Routing Protocol Design and Architecture Team at Cisco Systems. He is a member of the IETF Routing Area Directorate, a regular speaker at Cisco Networkers, and the coauthor of six other books in routing and routing protocols, including Optimal Routing Design, from Cisco Press.