Russ White has more than twenty years of experience in designing, deploying, breaking, and troubleshooting large scale networks. Across that time, he has coauthored more than 40 software patents, has spoken at venues throughout the world, has participated in the development of several Internet standards, has helped develop the CCDE and the CCAr, and has worked in Internet governance with the ISOC. Russ is currently a member of the Architecture Team at LinkedIn, where he works on next generation data center designs, complexity, security, and privacy. His most recent books are The Art of Network Architecture, Navigating Network Complexity, and Problems and Solutions in Network Engineering.
MSIT Capella University, MACM Shepherds Theological Seminary, PhD in progress from Southeastern Theological Seminary
CCIE #2635, CCDE 2007:001, CCAr
Dinesh G Dutt has been in the networking industry for the past 20 years, most of it at Cisco Systems. His most recent job was as the Chief Scientist at Cumulus Networks. Before that, he was a Fellow at Cisco Systems. He has been involved in enterprise and data center networking technologies, including the design of many of the ASICs that powered the Cisco mega-switches such as Cat6K and the Nexus family of switches. He also has experience in storage networking from his days at Andiamo Systems and in the design of FCoE. He is a coauthor of TRILL and VxLAN and has filed for more than 40 patents.