Jason Ball

Anyone who has worked with Jason Ball or has sat in one of his classes knows that his enthusiasm for collaboration is matched only by his engaging zeal for teaching. Jason currently works for Cisco on the Learning & Certifications team, helping manage all the collaboration certification learning content. He has been operating as a collaboration engineer since 2009 and holds 19 different certifications, including a CCNP Collaboration certification and a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI) certification. He has been teaching Cisco Voice, Video, and Collaboration certification courses for as many years as he has been involved with Cisco.

Some of his accomplishments include serving as a subject matter expert (SME), developing certification content, performing installations of many Cisco UCS servers with collaboration VMs, and performing as a consultant and technical instructor for many years as well. He also co-wrote the CCNA Collaboration CIVND 210-065 Official Cert Guide and the CCNP Collaboration Cloud and Edge Solutions CLCEI 300-820 Official Cert Guide, and wrote theCCNP and CCIE Collaboration Core CLCOR 350-801 Official Cert Guide for Cisco Press. Jason has two adult children, and he currently resides in Raleigh, North Carolina, with his wife.