Brad Edgeworth, CCIE No. 31574 (R/S & SP) is a systems architect at Cisco Systems. He is a distinguished speaker at Cisco Live, where he has presented on various topics. Before joining Cisco, Brad worked as a network architect and consultant for various Fortune 500 companies. Brad’s expertise is based on enterprise and service provider environments, with an emphasis on architectural and operational simplicity and consistency. Brad holds a bachelor of arts degree in computer systems management from St. Edward’s University in Austin, Texas. Brad can be found on Twitter as @BradEdgeworth.