Alvaro Retana

Alvaro Retana, a Technical Leader in Cisco Systems' Core IP Engineering Department, has first-hand expertise in the development and testing of routing protocols such as IS-IS, OSPF, RIP, EIGRP, and BGP4. Alvaro is CCIE #1609, and serves as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Duke University.

Russ White, a Routing Protocols Deployment Engineer at Cisco Systems, is a frequent Networkers speaker on routing protocols and router architecture, and the coauthor of several IETF requests for comments (RFCs). He is well known within and outside Cisco for his routing protocols expertise. Russ is CCIE #2635, and one of the reviewers and question writers for the CCIE written exam.

Don Slice is a Technical Lead on the IOS Network Protocols Deployment and Scalability Team at Cisco Systems, and is an acknowledged expert in EIGRP and other interior routing protocols.