Jordan is a digital consultant for a leading top-tier management consulting firm.” Jordan specializes in enterprise software development and delivery in the the latest cloud ecosystems. He often uses pop-culture references and analogies to describe software paradigms and frameworks. Jordan has created and led teams to create scalable applications for business sectors such as telecommunications, automotive, field force automation, construction management, and healthcare. Jordan travels across the... more US searching for new interesting IT problems, but lives in Dallas, Texas and rarely misses a Dallas Mavericks home game. Email me at: [email protected]
Brian's technical background includes almost 20 years of implementing, teaching, and writing about products from VMware, Microsoft, Citrix, IBM, HP, EMC, Dell, and Cisco. In addition to his other certifications, he holds VMware's advanced instructor credential (VCI-Level 2) and two of their most advanced design and implementation credentials: VCAP-DCD and VCAP-DCA. Brian has recently begun taking his classroom and field experience to the masses by authoring a number of publications, training cou... morerses, and instructional videos.
Mark is a former electronic design technologist turned Microsoft and IBM SoftLayer cloud geek spending many years designing deploying and supporting software and hardware technology in the corporate and small business world.
As course director for Global Knowledge (GK), Mark developed and taught many technical seminars including Configuring Active Directory Services, Configuring Group Policy, and Cloud and Virtualization Essentials. Mark also developed courseware for the Microsoft Official Cur... morericulum 2008 stream; Managing and Maintaining Windows Server 2008 Network Services, and Active Directory Services.
Mark is a Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), and holds certifications in 2008 (MCTS), 2012 (MCSA), and Windows 8.1 and Server Virtualization with Windows Server Hyper-V and System Center 2012 R2.
Mark is also currently a technical evangelist for IBM SoftLayer and teaches both the SoftLayer Fundamentals, and SoftLayer Design classes worldwide. He is also a Technology Associate with the Cloud Credential Council and teaches Cloud Essentials and Virtualization Essentials throughout North America. Mark also develops IBM SoftLayer webinars on all things cloud for IBM SoftLayer
Marks’ published books include Windows 2003 Registry for Dummies, and Windows System Policies, Administering SMS 3.0, and Administering Active Directory for McGraw Hill.
Current fieldwork includes ongoing training and consulting services at many corporate customers throughout North America including: Ernst and Young, Shell, IBM, Mutual Life Insurance, the US Army, and Bell Canada.
When Mark is not involved with technology he is involved with music. He is an avid composer and performs with several eclectic folk bands.
Ben Piper is the author of the "CCNP Enterprise Certification Study Guide: Implementing and Operating Cisco Enterprise Network Core Technologies" and the "AWS Certified Solutions Architect Study Guide". You can contact Ben by visiting his website, benpiper.com.
Joseph Hunsaker is a Sr. Software Engineer for DSCO and an AWS consultant. He is the Developer Advocate for DSCO's open source LeoPlatform. He has consulted for financial companies from the Fortune 500 and for the United States Armed Forces. Joseph takes coding seriously. He enjoys studying mathematics, and its application to machine learning and artificial intelligence. You can read more from on his blog https://www.seriouscoder.one. You can reach him on Twitter @seriouscoderone