Jason Gooley CCIEx2 (RS, SP) #38759, is a very enthusiastic network architect who specializes on topics such as Software Defined Networking, Programmability, and campus and data center design. With more than 20 years of experience in the industry, Jason currently works as a Technical Solutions Architect for the Worldwide Enterprise Networking Sales team at Cisco. Jason is very passionate about helping others in the industry succeed. In addition to writing multiple Cisco Press books, Jason is also a multiple Cisco Live Distinguished Speaker, an ongoing developer for the CCIE and DevNet certification programs, and a creator of training content and blogs for Cisco.com. Jason also hosts his own show called MetalDevOps and organizes the Chicago Network Operators Group (CHI-NOG).