Ron Fuller, CCIE No. 5851 (Routing and Switching/Storage Networking), is a technical marketing engineer (TME) on the Nexus 7000 team for Cisco. He has 21 years of experience in the industry and has held certifications from Novell, HP, Microsoft, ISC2, SNIA, and Cisco. His focus is working with customers worldwide to address their challenges with comprehensive end-to-end data center architectures and how they can best use Cisco technology to their advantages. He has had the opportunity to speak at Cisco Live on VDCs, NX-OS Multicast, and general design. He lives in Ohio with his wife and four wonderful children and enjoys travel and auto racing. He can be found on Twitter @ccie5851.
David Jansen, CCIE No. 5952 (Routing/Switching) is a Distinguished Systems Engineer (DSE) for Cisco specializing in data center architectures. He has 20 years of experience in the industry and has held certifications from Novell, VMware, Microsoft, TOGAF, and Cisco. His focus is working with global enterprise customers to address their challenges with comprehensive end-to-end data center, Enterprise, and WAN/Internet architectures. David has been with Cisco for 16 years and working as a solution architect for more than 7 years and has provided unique experiences in building these types of solutions. His education includes a 1995 Bachelor of Science of Engineering degree in computer science from the University of Michigan and a 2006 Master of Arts degree in adult education from Central Michigan University.
Matthew McPherson is a principal technical architect with AHEAD, a leading Midwest data center virtualization and transformation partner. Prior to AHEAD, Matt was a solutions architect for Cisco in the Central Select Operation specializing in data center architectures. Matt has more than 13 years of experience in the industry working for service providers and large enterprise customers in the financial and manufacturing verticals. He has held certifications from Juniper, Netscreen, and Cisco and possesses a deep technical background in the areas of routing, switching, and security. His primary focus is working with AHEAD’s strategic customers in greater Michigan to accelerate their transformation from a builder of components to a broker of services.