Aaron T. Woland, CCIE No. 20113, is a principal engineer within Cisco’s technical marketing organization and works with Cisco’s largest customers all over the world. His primary job responsibilities include secure access and identity deployments with ISE,
solution enhancements, standards development, and futures. Aaron joined Cisco in 2005 and is currently a member of numerous security advisory boards and standards body working groups. Prior to joining Cisco, Aaron spent 12 years as a consultant and technical trainer. His areas of expertise include network and host security architecture and implementation, regulatory compliance, virtualization, as well as route-switch and wireless. Technology is certainly his passion, and Aaron currently has two patents in pending status with the United States Patent and Trade Office. Aaron is the author of the Cisco ISE for BYOD and Secure Unified Access book (Cisco Press) and many published whitepapers and design guides. Aaron is one of the first six members of the Hall of Fame for Distinguished Speakers at Cisco Live and is a security columnist for Network World, where he blogs on all things related to identity. In addition to being a proud holder of a CCIE-Security, his other certifications include GCIH, GSEC, CEH, MCSE, VCP, CCSP, CCNP, CCDP, and many other industry certifications.
Kevin Redmon is the youngest of 12 siblings and was born in Marion, Ohio. Since joining Cisco in October 2000, Kevin has worked closely with several Cisco design organizations; as a firewall/VPN customer support engineer with the Cisco Technical Assistant Center; as a systems test engineer in BYOD Smart Solutions Group; and now as a systems test engineer in the IoT Vertical Solutions Group in RTP, NC with a focus on the connected transportation systems. Besides co-authoring this book with Aaron Woland, Kevin is also the author of the Cisco Press Video Series titled Cisco Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Networking LiveLessons. He has a bachelor of science in computer engineering from Case Western Reserve University and a master of science in information security from East Carolina University, as well as several Cisco certifications. Kevin enjoys presenting on network security-related topics and Cisco’s latest solutions. He has presented several times at Cisco Live, focusing on network security-related topics and has achieved the honor of Distinguished Speaker. Kevin enjoys innovating new ideas to keep his mind fresh and currently has a patent listed with the United States Patent and Trade Office. He spends his free time relaxing with his wife, Sonya, and little girl, Melody, in Durham, North Carolina.