Eric Chou is a seasoned technologist with over 20 years of experience. He has worked on some of the largest networks in the industry while working at Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure, and other Fortune 500 companies. Eric is passionate about network automation, Python, and helping companies build better security postures. Eric is the author of the top-selling title, 'Mastering Python Networking' (Packt Publishing). Eric is the primary inventor for two U.S. patents in IP Telephony. He shares his deep interest in technology through his books, classes, blog, and contributes to some of the popular Python open-source projects.