Ted Grevers, Jr. , is the solution manager of the Cisco Managed Media Solution (C-MMS) for the
Cisco Video/IPTV Systems Test and Architecture (C-VISTA) team, focused on Cisco service
provider customers. The C-MMS offering provides live streaming media and on-demand content
delivery to cable high-speed data subscribers, adding QoS to DOCSIS service flows, ensuring
an enhanced quality of experience. Ted joined Cisco via the SightPath acquisition in early 2000
as a systems engineer. The SightPath acquisition became the foundation for the Cisco Content
Networking product offering with the Content Engine (CE) and ultimately the Wide Area
Application Engine (WAE). Shortly after the acquisition, Ted transitioned to the Content
Networking Business Unit in 2001 as a technical marketing engineer and then became manager
of technical marketing in 2002. Currently attending Framingham State College, Ted is completing
his undergraduate degree. Milford, MA, is home to Ted, his wife, and three children.
Joel E. Christner, CCIE No. 15311, is the manager of technical marketing within the Application
Delivery Business Unit (ADBU) at Cisco. Joel and his team are responsible for the technical
marketing aspects associated with the Cisco Application Networking Services (ANS) advanced
technology products including Cisco Wide Area Application Services (WAAS) and Application
and Content Networking Services (ACNS). These responsibilities include creating white papers,
presentations, training, competitive analysis, and collateral; enabling sales; and driving product
requirements and strategic direction with the product management team. Before joining the
ADBU, Joel was a member of the storage networking advanced technology team within Cisco.
Joel is a graduate student at Columbia University working toward a master’s degree in computer
science. He holds a bachelor of science degree in electronics engineering technology. Joel lives
with his wife in San Jose, CA.