Tim has over 50 years in the data test and diagnostics market. He has focused the last 40 years on digital data diagnostic tools, analysis and teaching the technology he has passion for.
Tim has held positions from Design and Development Engineer, to Corporate Director and VP of Technology. He was one of the founders of Clearsight Networks / AppDancer.
Started www.lovemytool.com in 2007, with partner Denny Miu ( founder of Gigamon) to help technologists and small companies get known with a focus on teaching technologists how to "Know their Network" and solve issues using open source and dedicated technologies!
Tony Fortunato is a Senior Network Performance Specialist with experience in design, implementation and troubleshooting networks since 1989.
Tony will teach or troubleshoot on your live network, with your staff as part of his customized onsite training service.
Tony's background in networking started with design, support and implementation of financial, trading floor networks and ISP's where Tony integrated and supported various vendors' equipment. Tony works with a variety of products from Microsoft, Fluke Networks, Network Instruments and other Open Source products such as protocol analyzers (Wireshark) and MRTG.
Tony has taught and presented at numerous Colleges/Universities, public forums and private classes to thousands of analysts since 1999.
Tony has worked in various roles ranging from project management, network design, consulting, troubleshooting, designing customized courses and assisting with installing physical equipment, those daunting datacenter clean-ups and network migration projects.
Paul W. Smith -- leader, educator, technologist, writer -- has a lifelong interest in the countless ways that technology changes the course of our journey through life. In addition to being a regular contributor to LoveMyTool, he maintains the website Technology for the Journey and occasionally writes for Blogcritics.
Paul has over 40 years of experience in research and advanced development for companies ranging from small startups to industry leaders. His other passion is teaching - he is a former Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the Colorado School of Mines.
Paul holds a doctorate in Applied Mechanics from the California Institute of Technology, as well as Bachelor’s and Master’s Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from the University of California, Santa Barbara.
Paul is the CEO of Advance7, the Site Reliability Engineering company based in London and has 40 years of experience in the IT industry. Prior to founding Advance7 in 1989, Paul held engineering and management roles at IBM, HDS and National Semiconductor. He is passionate about IT performance and stability, and shares his knowledge of the subject through books, papers, the TribeLab community and industry speaking events. At Advance7, Paul is currently focused on business growth, and the acquisition, development and retention of talent.
Advance7 is a Site Reliability Engineering company delivering incident response, problem diagnosis and effective monitoring services to financial services companies in the UK and the US. Through its evidence-based approach and proprietary technology, Advance7 improves the stability of IT services and helps clients achieve their Service Level Objectives (SLOs)
Chris Greer is a Network Analyst and Wireshark Trainer for Packet Pioneer LLC. As a consultant for hire, Chris brings years of real network and application troubleshooting experience to the classroom, helping people to learn how to get to the true root cause of performance issues. When he is not digging deep into packets or teaching others to do the same, Chris can be found blogging here on NetworkDataPedia or shooting videos for his YouTube channel - www.youtube.com/users/packetpioneer
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