John Curran is a Technical Solutions Architect with Cisco System’s Global Virtual Engineering team where he assists customers and partners with the design of their next generation networks. John is a subject matter expert in routing and SD-WAN, and is excited to spend time teaching and training on these topics. John presents regularly at Cisco Live events around the world and has been repeatedly recognized as a Distinguished Speaker. In his prior role at Cisco, John worked as a Network Consulting Engineer for Cisco's Advanced Services team supporting government and education customers. John holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering Technology from the University of Cincinnati.
Jason Gooley (CCIEx2 R&S, SP, No. 38759), is Technical Solutions Architect for Cisco’s Worldwide Enterprise Networking Sales team, specializing in SDN, network programmability, and campus LAN, WAN, and data center design. A Cisco Live Distinguished Speaker, he has authored multiple Cisco Press books, develops for the CCIE program, creates Cisco.com training content, and serves on the Program Committee Board for the Chicago Network Operators Group (CHI-NOG). He has 20+ years of industry experience.
Dustin Schuemann, CCIE No. 59235 (R&S), is a Technical Solutions Architect at Cisco Systems. Within the Demo CoE organization Dustin is a subject matter expert on all things SD-WAN including development of SD-WAN demo offerings and CPOC labs for some of Cisco’s largest customers. He has been awarded distinguished speaker at Cisco Live multiple times, where is has presented on multiple topics around Cisco SD-WAN. Dustin has 17+ years of experience in the network engineering field and before Cisco he was a network architect for multiple firms within the manufacturing and financial industries. He is very passionate about giving back to the IT community and helping to mentor other network engineers. Dustin currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina. Dustin can be followed on Twitter as @dschuemann.
Dana Yanch (CCIEx2, CCDE) is a Cisco Global Technical Solutions Architect who has focused on Cisco SD-WAN for 4+ years. He brings 10+ years of large-scale design and implementation experience in the enterprise and data center space, has held technical leadership and advisory roles at Cisco’s largest Gold partners, and has extensive implementation experience with multiple overlay solutions. A dedicated mentor and educator, he leads the Phoenix Cisco User Group.