David Burns has in-depth knowledge of routing and switching technologies, network security, and mobility. He is currently a systems engineering manager for Cisco, covering various U.S. Service Provider accounts. Dave joined Cisco in July 2008 as a lead systems engineer in a number of areas that include Femtocell, Datacenter, MTSO, and Security Architectures, working for a U.S.-based SP Mobility account. He came to Cisco from a large U.S.-based cable company, where he was a senior network and security design engineer. Dave has held various roles prior to joining Cisco during his ten-plus years in the industry, working in SP operations, SP engineering, SP architecture, enterprise IT, and also U.S. military intelligence communications engineering. He holds various sales and industry/Cisco technical certifications, including the CISSP, CCSP, and CCDP, as well as two associate-level certifications. Dave recently passed the CCIE Security Written and is currently preparing for the CCIE Security Lab. Dave is a big advocate of knowledge transfer and sharing and has a passion for network technologies, especially as they relate to network security. Dave has been a speaker at Cisco Live on topics including Femtocell (IP Mobility) and IPS (Security). Dave earned his bachelor of science degree in telecommunications engineering technology from Southern Polytechnic State University, Georgia, where he currently serves as a member of the Industry Advisory Board for the Computer & Electrical Engineering Technology School.
Odunayo Adesina, CCIE No. 26695 (Routing and Switching), is a systems engineer with Cisco in the U.S. commercial segment. In this role for over four years, Odunayo has worked with commercial customers in St. Louis, Missouri, to help develop their enterprise network architectures, which are typically a combination of borderless, collaboration, and virtualization solutions. He has more than 12 years of experience in the industry and holds various industry and Cisco certifications, including the CISSP No. 54152, CCSP, CEH, and VSP. He was one of the first few people who were CSS1 certified when the Cisco security certification was first developed. Prior to his role at Cisco, Odunayo worked with a large service provider as a network engineer, implementing and managing security, routing, and switching solutions, and later as a security specialist, driving ISO 27001 compliance, developing and enforcing security policies for the enterprise. He also worked with Cisco partners, where he implemented solutions across many industry verticals. Odunayo holds a bachelor of technology degree in electronics and electrical engineering from Ladoke Akintola University of Technology.
Keith Barker, CCIE No. 6783 R/S & Security, is a 27-year veteran of the networking industry. He currently works as a network engineer and trainer for Nova Datacom. His past experience includes EDS, Blue Cross, Paramount Pictures, and KnowledgeNET, and he has delivered CCIE-level training over the past several years. He is CISSP and CCSI certified, loves to teach, and keeps many of his video tutorials at http://www.youtube.com/keith6783. He can be reached at KBarker@NovaDatacom.com or by visiting http://www.NovaDatacom.com.