Matt McPherson is a senior systems engineer and solutions architect for Cisco in the Central Select Operation specializing in data center architectures. Matt has been with Cisco for 2 years and has more than 12 years of experience in the industry working for service providers and large enterprise customers in the financial and manufacturing verticals. He has held certifications from Juniper, Netscreen, and Cisco and possesses a deep technical background in the areas of routing, switching, and security. His primary focus is working with strategic customers in greater Michigan to address their overall infrastructure challenges. He lives in Michigan with his wife and and enjoys biking and collecting cars.