Lucien Avramov, CCIE No. 19945 (Routing and Switching) is a Technical Marketing Engineer (TME) at Cisco, in the Data Center Group where he supports the Cisco Nexus 6000,5000, 3000, 2000 and 1000v Series products. He has 7 years of network experience at Cisco. Lucien is focused on Data Center Architecture and Designs working with customers to help them face the constant evolution of technical and business challenges around providing the best possible end-to-end solutions. Lucien has a strong technical background and has remained a hands on internetwork expert. He was previously a customer support engineer and Technical Leader in the Cisco Technical Assistance Center. He holds a bachelor's degree in general engineering and a master's degree in computer science from Ecole des Mines d'Ales as well as the following certifications: CCIE #19945, CCDP, DCNIS, and VCP #66183.