Networking geek and engineer - currently Product Manager at Cisco Security Business Group. Begun his networking career in 1997 working with various telecommunication areas. In 2006 moved to Cisco, and while reaching for his double CCIE (Routing&Switching and Service Providers) and CCDE, was responsible for Partners and projects spanning various technologies and types of customers. Actively engaged in various networking projects outside of his work at Cisco, focused on education and best practices sharing. Creator of BGP Blackholing project; author of self-developed IPv6, MPLS, QoS, multicast, IGP and BGP, SP Security and CCIE bootcamp hands-on trainings; Co-creator of PLNOG and active speaker on other conferences, also leader of Cisco ISP SWAT team, coordinating efforts to help defend Service Provider networks under active attack around the world.