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Michael D. Taylor

Network+ Certified since 2003, Michael Taylor currently serves as Computer Sciences Department Head for a career college in the eastern United States where he has taught for the past ten years. In his role as a technical instructor, he won the Instructor of the Year award from his superiors and Instructor of the Quarter award from students multiple times. In addition to a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration from The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Mr. Taylor holds a Master's degree in Industrial Technology with a concentration in Computer Network Management from East Carolina University in Greenville, North Carolina.


He has also held A+, MCSE, and multiple Cisco certifications. He has been a technical reviewer multiple volumes of the the Cisco Networking Academy textbook series. Most recently he authored the A+ Certification Instructor's Guide as well as the Network+ Certification Instructor's Guide.


Anthony Sequeira formally began his career in the Information Technology industry in 1994 with IBM in Tampa, Florida. He quickly formed his own computer consultancy, Computer Solutions, and then discovered his true passion – teaching and writing about Microsoft and Cisco technologies. Anthony joined Mastering Computers in 1996 and lectured to massive audiences around the world about the latest in computer technologies. Mastering Computers became the revolutionary online training company, KnowledgeNet, and Anthony trained there for many years. Anthony is currently pursuing his second CCIE in the area of Security and is a full-time instructor for the next-generation of KnowledgeNet - StormWind Live.