Joseph Ristaino is a Technical Leader with the DCBU ACI Escalation Team in RTP, North Carolina. He joined Cisco in 2011 after graduating from Wentworth Institute of Technology with a bachelors in Computer Networking. Joseph started on the Server Virtualization team specializing in UCS and Virtualization technologies. He has an in-depth knowledge of computer and networking technologies, and more than 6 years of supporting customers as they implement and manage Data Center Deployments around the globe. Joseph now works closely with the ACI TAC teams to provide assistance on critical customer issues that go unsolved, and has been working on ACI since inception in 2014. Joseph has spoken multiple times at Cisco Live.