PETER TOMSU, Ph.D., Senior Consulting Engineer at Cisco Systems, has worked with Cisco since 1996. He is involved in numerous network designs for service provider backbones to large enterprise backbones, and is significantly driving new technologies during their definition, development, introduction, and final deployment phases. For many years, Tomsu has been a requested speaker at international conferences in the United States and worldwide. He received his Ph.D. from the Technical University of Vienna.
CHRISTIAN SCHMUTZER, M.S., Systems Engineer at Cisco Systems, has been with the company since 1998. He works primarily on the design and deployment of large service provider backbones and concentrates on optical networking as well as routing technologies. As a speaker for technical tutorials throughout Europe, he frequently shares his practical experience. He received his Masters from the Fachhochschule Technikum-Wien, Austria.