Speakers

 

Richard Blum

Wiley Publishing

Richard Blum, Linux+ and Security+, has worked as a network and systems administrator in a large network setting for over 25 years, supporting Microsoft, Unix, and Linux environments. Rich has a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Masters of Science degree in Management, specializing in Management Information Systems, both from Purdue University. He is the author of several Linux books, a Network Monitoring book, and even a C# Network Programming book...show more

Richard Blum, Linux+ and Security+, has worked as a network and systems administrator in a large network setting for over 25 years, supporting Microsoft, Unix, and Linux environments. Rich has a Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and a Masters of Science degree in Management, specializing in Management Information Systems, both from Purdue University. He is the author of several Linux books, a Network Monitoring book, and even a C# Network Programming book. Besides authoring, Rich is also an online instructor for several online Web courses on Linux and Web programming that are used by colleges and universities across the US and other countries. Rich's books include:

  • LPIC-2, 2nd Edition (Sybex, 2016, co-author Christine Bresnahan)
  • CompTIA Linux+, 3rd Edition (Sybex, 2015, co-author Christine Bresnahan)
  • Linux Essentials, 2nd Edition (Sybex, 2015, co-author Christine Bresnahan)
  • Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible, 3rd Edition (Wiley, 2015, co-author Christine Bresnahan)
  • Teach Yourself Python for the Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours, 2nd Edition (Sams, 2014, co-author Christine Bresnahan)
  • Teach Yourself Arduino Programming in 24 Hours (Sams, 2014)
  • Linux for Dummies, 9th Edition (For Dummies, 2009)
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Christine Bresnahan

Ivy Tech Community College

Christine Bresnahan started working with computers over 30 years ago in the IT industry as a system administrator. She is currently a professor at Ivy Tech Community College, which is the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system that serves nearly 200,000 students annually. Christine teaches Linux Essentials, CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1, and LPIC-2 certification courses as well as Python programming classes. She also produces educational material for use in the college...show more

Christine Bresnahan started working with computers over 30 years ago in the IT industry as a system administrator. She is currently a professor at Ivy Tech Community College, which is the nation's largest singly accredited statewide community college system that serves nearly 200,000 students annually. Christine teaches Linux Essentials, CompTIA Linux+/LPIC-1, and LPIC-2 certification courses as well as Python programming classes. She also produces educational material for use in the college or corporate classroom and, when time allows, writes books.

Christine’s books include:

  • CompTIA Linux+, 3rd Edition (Sybex, 2015, co-author Richard Blum)
  • Linux Essentials, 2nd Edition (Sybex, 2015, co-author Richard Blum)
  • LPIC-2, 2nd Edition (Sybex, 2016, co-author Richard Blum)
  • Linux Command Line and Shell Scripting Bible, 3rd Edition (Wiley, 2015, co-author Richard Blum)
  • Linux Bible, 8th Edition (Wiley, 2013, co-author Christopher Negus)
  • Teach Yourself Python for the Raspberry Pi in 24 Hours, 2nd Edition (Sams, 2014, co-author Richard Blum)
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Mark Ciampa

Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green

Mark Ciampa is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and holds a PhD in Digital Communication Systems from Indiana State University. Prior to this he was an Associate Professor and served as the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. Mark has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory...show more

Mark Ciampa is an Associate Professor of Information Systems at Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky and holds a PhD in Digital Communication Systems from Indiana State University. Prior to this he was an Associate Professor and served as the Director of Academic Computing at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin, Tennessee for 20 years. Mark has worked in the IT industry as a computer consultant for the U.S. Postal Service, the Tennessee Municipal Technical Advisory Service, and the University of Tennessee.  He is also the author of over 23 technology textbooks, including Security+ Guide to Network Security Fundamentals 5e, CWNA Guide to Wireless LANs 3ed, Guide to Wireless Communications, Security Awareness: Applying Practical Security In Your World 4e, and Networking BASICS.

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Sari Greene

Sari Greene Group Cybersecurity Leadership

Sari Greene is an information security practitioner, author, educator, and entrepreneur. In 2003, Sari founded one of the first dedicated cybersecurity consultancies. She is a recognized leader in the field of cybersecurity and has amassed thousands of hours in the field working with a spectrum of technical, operational, compliance and management personnel as well as board of directors, regulators, service providers, and law enforcement agencies. 
 
Sari’s first text was Tools and Tec...show more

Sari Greene is an information security practitioner, author, educator, and entrepreneur. In 2003, Sari founded one of the first dedicated cybersecurity consultancies. She is a recognized leader in the field of cybersecurity and has amassed thousands of hours in the field working with a spectrum of technical, operational, compliance and management personnel as well as board of directors, regulators, service providers, and law enforcement agencies. 
 
Sari’s first text was Tools and Techniques for Securing Microsoft Networks, commissioned by Microsoft to train its partner channel followed soon after by the first edition of Security Policies and Procedures: Principles and Practices. The 2nd edition, Security Program and Policies: Principles and Practices is currently being used in undergraduate and graduate programs nationwide. She is also the author and presenter of the best-selling CISSP Complete Video Course, CISSP Exam Prep Video Course, and CISA Complete Video Course.  Sari has published a number of articles related to cybersecurity, has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, CNN and on CNBC,  speaks regularly at cybersecurity, legal, financial and healthcare conferences and workshops around the country, and is a frequent guest lecturer. 
 
Sari serves on the Bangor Savings Bank Board of Directors and is chair of the Enterprise Risk Management Committee.  She provided expert witness testimony in the groundbreaking PATCO v. Ocean National Bank case, represents industry on the Massachusetts Bankers Association Cybersecurity Task Force, and is a member of the American Bankers Association cybersecurity faculty.
 
Sari earned her MBA from the University of New Hampshire system.  She holds multiple industry accreditations including CISSP-ISSMP, CRISC, CISM, CISA, MCSE, and NSA/IAM.  She is also certified in Offshore Emergency Medicine.

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Jeff Grettler

Spiceworks

Jeff Grettler has 20 years of hands-on technical experience working in IT. With previous certifications from Microsoft, Cisco and Citrix, he’s managed and supported multiple LAN/WAN TELCO environments for international firms in the fields of healthcare, accounting, manufacturing, broadcasting, and financial investing. He has also worked through extensive IT & security audits conducted by HIPAA, Sarbanes-Oxley and the SEC.



Jana Hambruch

Institute for Life-Long Learning and Workforce Innovation

Mrs. Hambruch has over 18 years of experience as an administrator in the Post-secondary and secondary educational environments, designing, administering and supporting advanced and foundational industry certification programs within Universities, Community Colleges, State Departments, School Districts and Workforce initiatives.

In the mid-90s, Mrs. Hambruch served as the Director for the Center for Technology Education at Florida Gulf Coast University providing career based IT cer...show more

Mrs. Hambruch has over 18 years of experience as an administrator in the Post-secondary and secondary educational environments, designing, administering and supporting advanced and foundational industry certification programs within Universities, Community Colleges, State Departments, School Districts and Workforce initiatives.

In the mid-90s, Mrs. Hambruch served as the Director for the Center for Technology Education at Florida Gulf Coast University providing career based IT certification programs to adult learners. After years of building professional level technical, industry certification programs at the post-secondary level, she focused on the creation of a K-12 career pathway model which resulted in the creation of the only “Microsoft Certified High School” in the world, Dunbar High School in Fort Myers, Florida. Her program design, instructional strategies and keen eye to digital literacy for all students has changed the framework in Career and Technology Education across the nation, to include support in the creation of the Florida CAPE legislation.

For the last 5 years, she held the position of Vice President, US Education Strategy for CCI Learning, implementing successful Microsoft Information Technology and Computer Science pathways across the US. 

Recently, she has taken on the role of the Vice President for Education Strategy and Program Outcomes at The Institute for Life-Long Learning and Workforce Innovation in Washington, DC to provide consultative support and strategy in bridging the growing skills gap nationally.

As a passionate College and Career Ready advocate, she provides the needed support for CTE policy, emerging career pathways and implementation strategies for State Departments of Education, LEA's, Workforce Development Agencies and Industry partners. Her goal is to ensure students have opportunities to obtain 21st century skills and are making more informed decisions that increase their opportunities to be part of our global workforce. Mrs. Hambruch strongly supports educational models that are learner-driven to provide career ready, global skills for all students.

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Jedi Hammond

Dell EMC Proven Professional Certification Program

Jedi Hammond is the Certification Strategy Lead for Dell EMC Education Services. He is responsible for the future thinking certification strategies and integration of Dell EMC certification programs as part of the largest IT company merge that has ever existed to date.  He has over 20 diverse years in IT management, IT administration, product development, technical and professional skills training, and certification program management and has achieved numerous certifications with Microsoft (m...show more

Jedi Hammond is the Certification Strategy Lead for Dell EMC Education Services. He is responsible for the future thinking certification strategies and integration of Dell EMC certification programs as part of the largest IT company merge that has ever existed to date.  He has over 20 diverse years in IT management, IT administration, product development, technical and professional skills training, and certification program management and has achieved numerous certifications with Microsoft (multiple MCSE and MCM), Dell EMC, CompTIA, Cisco, and VMware.  Expertise includes: certification program development, network engineer, solutions architect, professional skills instruction, people development. Working from an end-to-end perspective, he applies his full spectrum understanding of IT to design business and technical solutions to meet the unique needs of the IT industry. 

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Kim Heldman

Regional Transportation District in Denver, Colorado and Author at Wiley Publishing

Kim Heldman, PMP®, has more than 25 years’ experience in Information Technology, leadership, and project management. Kim is the Sr. Manager/Chief Information Officer for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver, Colorado, where she is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of IT services and projects to the business. 

Kim has a Masters of Business Administration from Regis University. She is the best-selling author of the PMP: Project Management Pr...show more

Kim Heldman, PMP®, has more than 25 years’ experience in Information Technology, leadership, and project management. Kim is the Sr. Manager/Chief Information Officer for the Regional Transportation District (RTD) in Denver, Colorado, where she is responsible for ensuring successful delivery of IT services and projects to the business. 

Kim has a Masters of Business Administration from Regis University. She is the best-selling author of the PMP: Project Management Professional Exam Study Guide 8th Edition. Kim is also the author of CompTIA Project+ Study Guide 2nd Edition, Project Management JumpStart 3rd Edition, as well as other books and articles on project management.

Kim has extensive experience in the private and public sector managing projects of various size and scope. She previously served on the Executive Governance Committee (EGC) in the Colorado Governor’s Office of Information Technology that is responsible for oversight and governance of state certified projects. Kim is also the co-founder of the Colorado Project Management Users Group (PMUG) open to all state and local government project managers. She contributed to the development and implementation of project management policies, standards, and methodologies for projects statewide. The PMUG’s work was instrumental in helping to establish legislation requiring all major IT projects in the state of Colorado to have certified project managers conducting the project.

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Karen Hyder

Kaleidoscope Training and Consulting

Karen Hyder teaches trainers how to create effective learning experiences using virtual classroom tools such as Adobe Connect and WebEx. More than mastering software tools and functions, Karen coaches presenter and webinar team members WHY their old training techniques don’t work online and HOW to design, plan for and support learner engagement in every presentation. Karen also serves as event producer to help behind the scenes. She won’t let your team make rookie mistakes!

Karen...show more

Karen Hyder teaches trainers how to create effective learning experiences using virtual classroom tools such as Adobe Connect and WebEx. More than mastering software tools and functions, Karen coaches presenter and webinar team members WHY their old training techniques don’t work online and HOW to design, plan for and support learner engagement in every presentation. Karen also serves as event producer to help behind the scenes. She won’t let your team make rookie mistakes!

Karen has been teaching about technology using technology since 1991 when she began delivering applications-software courses for Logical Operations/Ziff-Davis Education in the middle of the Windows and Microsoft Office explosion. In 1995, she was promoted to Director of Trainer Development, teaching classes to help trainers improve skills and earn Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT) and CompTIA Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certification.

In 1998, Karen led a trainer-development program in the United Kingdom through Corporate Learning Ltd., providing the only Microsoft and CompTIA approved trainer certification courses in the UK at that time.

In the early 2000s, when webinars were still new, Karen helped launch The eLearning Guild Online Forums, a series of online conference sessions for eLearning development professionals. Her work was precedent setting for the industry and in 2007, Karen co-authored The eLearning Guild’s Handbook on Synchronous eLearning. This 140-page free eBook is a comprehensive resource for trainers, training developers, and subject matter experts who are preparing to deliver training using virtual classroom or synchronous online software tools such as WebEx Training Center, Adobe Connect, and Elluminate Live!

Karen continues to support elearning Guild Online Events including Best of DemoFest, a multi-presenter, multi-demonstration event that showcases the winning DemoFest submissions.

In addition to her ongoing role as Spotlight, Summit and Online Forum Session Host, Karen serves as Docent for The eLearning Guild face-to-face conferences supporting newcomers to ensure a positive conference experience. Blog about the Docent program.

Karen presents at national and international conferences, sessions and workshops on the topics of preparing for, designing, and delivering online events.

In her consulting work, Karen helps trainers, instructiona;l designers and producers prepare for  and present successfully online sessions. To date, Karen has coached hundreds of speakers to prepare for online sessions and has supported and delivered thousands of hours of webinars.

Karen has served as a member of CompTIA’s Advisory Committee for the Certified Technical Trainer (CTT+) certification exams and was a driving force creating the CTT+ Virtual Performance exam.

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Prem Jadhwani

Intellectual Point

Prem works as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder of Intellectual Point – a Reston VA based professional IT Training, Education & Solutions Provider. He also serves as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Government Acquisitions - an IT Solutions Provider & Trusted Advisor to the Federal Government.  His primary responsibilities include defining, developing and delivering professional, hands-on IT Trainings and Solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Data...show more

Prem works as a Chief Executive Officer (CEO) & Founder of Intellectual Point – a Reston VA based professional IT Training, Education & Solutions Provider. He also serves as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for Government Acquisitions - an IT Solutions Provider & Trusted Advisor to the Federal Government.  His primary responsibilities include defining, developing and delivering professional, hands-on IT Trainings and Solutions in the areas of Cyber Security, Cloud Computing, Data Center, Networking, Big Data Analytics, Mobility, Internet of Everything and Emerging Technologies.

Mr. Jadhwani possesses 20 years of experience working in the enterprise IT space with both commercial and Federal customers. He has a strong blend of technology and marketing background and has worked with a number of Technology and Software firms, including TIBCO Software, See Beyond Technology Corporation (now acquired by Sun/Oracle), Infogix Systems Inc., GTSI Corporation and Unicom Government Inc.

Prem has a well-rounded and extensive product management experience and has a proven track record of successfully training, coaching and mentoring people and with hands-on marketable skills in areas such as Cyber Security, Cloud Computing and Project Management and preparing them for highly skilled IT and management careers in rapidly growing IT space. He provides technical and business expertise in Data Center, Green IT, Enterprise Networking, Information Assurance & Network Security, Unified Communications, Wireless, Virtualization & Cloud Computing solutions to customers and is a prominent speaker at various tradeshows and conferences. Prem was nominated and has served as a Commissioner for the TechAmerica STLG Cloud Computing Commission as well as TechAmerica Big Data Commission.  Prem is an active contributor to various industry discussions, panels and his work and articles have been published in numerous journals and periodicals.

Prem has an intuitive ability to be able to envision technological changes and provide technical direction and trainings to the companies and customers. Prem is also involved as an adjunct faculty for instructing graduate level degree courses in Cyber Forensics, Big Data, Virtualization and Cloud Computing at various reputable universities like University of Maryland University College (UMUC), Strayer University and several others. Prem holds several advanced academic credentials including MS in Computer Science, MBA in Marketing and has completed his coursework towards a Ph.D. in Cyber Security from George Mason University. He also holds 100+ advanced IT Certifications and Credentials including CISSP, CISM, CISA, CEH, Security+, CSM, CHFI, VCP, GIAC, GCIH, ITILv3, CCSP, CCNP, CCVP and several others.

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Walt Jaqua

South Bend Community School Corporation

Walt Jaqua has actively participated in the corporate I.T. business field for over thirty-five years with vast experience in managing, administering, servicing, and supporting a wide variety of information systems and networks. His instructional experience began in the early 1980’s while teaching repair classes on the original IBM PC to other technicians looking to advance their skills. Mr. Jaqua continued teaching technology to other technicians nationwide, in addition to his daily corporate...show more

Walt Jaqua has actively participated in the corporate I.T. business field for over thirty-five years with vast experience in managing, administering, servicing, and supporting a wide variety of information systems and networks. His instructional experience began in the early 1980’s while teaching repair classes on the original IBM PC to other technicians looking to advance their skills. Mr. Jaqua continued teaching technology to other technicians nationwide, in addition to his daily corporate duties, until 2009 when he left the business world to build the South Bend Community School Corporation’s Information Technology program from the ground up. Through his leadership, high school junior and senior students have had the opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on experience, earn college dual credits, obtain multiple industry recognized certifications, secure internships, and acquire part-time and full-time jobs. His alumni have entered directly into a career, attended post-secondary community college and university, and joined all branches of the military. Mr. Jaqua believes in lifelong learning and sets an example for his students by engaging in I.T. contract work during the summer, keeping his certifications current, and pursuing new certification paths for his students and himself.

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Clay Leitzke

Nexus Worldwide Computer Training

Clay Leitzke is President and Chief Instructor for Nexus Worldwide.  Clay began his IT career with Delta Airlines in 1991.  He earned his MCSE and MCT in 1996, and since that time, he has accumulated over 50,000 instructional hours experience.  He holds certifications with CompTIA including CASP, Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, CIW, ISC2, and has a BS in IT Security.  Clay primarily works with units of the Department of Defense at bases around the world.  More than 10,000 members of the DOD hav...show more

Clay Leitzke is President and Chief Instructor for Nexus Worldwide.  Clay began his IT career with Delta Airlines in 1991.  He earned his MCSE and MCT in 1996, and since that time, he has accumulated over 50,000 instructional hours experience.  He holds certifications with CompTIA including CASP, Microsoft, Cisco, EC-Council, CIW, ISC2, and has a BS in IT Security.  Clay primarily works with units of the Department of Defense at bases around the world.  More than 10,000 members of the DOD have earned certifications through his instruction.  Clay also provides consulting services to law enforcement in the areas of Computer Forensics, Data Recovery, and Computer Crime Analysis.

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Steven Linthicum

Coastline Community College

Steve Linthicum recently retired from Sierra College where he taught cybersecurity courses for eighteen years as a full-time faculty member.  He has taken on a new role as project director for Coastline Community College's Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program, providing students with a "learn and earn" opportunity that includes in its curriculum academic courses aligned with CompTIA's A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, and CSA+ certifications. Professor Linthicum currently holds a wide range of...show more

Steve Linthicum recently retired from Sierra College where he taught cybersecurity courses for eighteen years as a full-time faculty member.  He has taken on a new role as project director for Coastline Community College's Cybersecurity Apprenticeship Program, providing students with a "learn and earn" opportunity that includes in its curriculum academic courses aligned with CompTIA's A+, Network+, Security+, Linux+, and CSA+ certifications. Professor Linthicum currently holds a wide range of certifications that includes CompTIA's CASP and the (ISC)2 CISSP certifications

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Fernando Maymí

Soar Technology

Fernando Maymí , Ph.D., CISSP, is a security practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in the field. He currently leads a multidisciplinary team charged with developing disruptive innovations for cyberspace operations as well as impactful public-private partnerships aimed at better securing cyberspace. Fernando has served as a consultant for both government and private-sector organizations in the United States and abroad. He has authored and taught dozens of courses and workshops in cyber s...show more

Fernando Maymí , Ph.D., CISSP, is a security practitioner with over 25 years’ experience in the field. He currently leads a multidisciplinary team charged with developing disruptive innovations for cyberspace operations as well as impactful public-private partnerships aimed at better securing cyberspace. Fernando has served as a consultant for both government and private-sector organizations in the United States and abroad. He has authored and taught dozens of courses and workshops in cyber security for academic, government, and professional audiences in the United States and Latin America. Fernando is the author of over a dozen publications and holds three patents. His awards include the U.S. Department of the Army Research and Development Achievement Award and he was recognized as a HENAAC Luminary. He worked closely with Shon Harris, advising her on a multitude of projects, including the sixth edition of the CISSP All-in-One Exam Guide. Fernando is also a volunteer puppy raiser for Guiding Eyes for the Blind and has raised two guide dogs, Trinket and Virgo.

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John McGlinchey

CompTIA

John McGlinchey is the Executive Vice President for Global Business Development, for CompTIA, the IT Industry Trade Association. CompTIA represents more than 12,000 member companies and registered users around the world; and is the world’s leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global IT workforce.
John is responsible for leading the global business development team in the promotion and sales of CompTIA certifications. This includes the development and delivery o...show more

John McGlinchey is the Executive Vice President for Global Business Development, for CompTIA, the IT Industry Trade Association. CompTIA represents more than 12,000 member companies and registered users around the world; and is the world’s leading provider of vendor-neutral skills certifications for the global IT workforce.
John is responsible for leading the global business development team in the promotion and sales of CompTIA certifications. This includes the development and delivery of partnership relationships as well as cooperating with the education and training communities across the world.

With 25-plus years of commercial experience, the majority in the IT training and certification industry, John is a successful, dynamic, strategic and highly committed senior executive with a proven track record as a leader, directing sales staff in the consistent achievement of targets and performance metrics.

Prior to taking on his current role with CompTIA in June 2013, John served as the organization’s Vice President for Europe and the Middle East, providing senior strategic direction, leadership, management and support to the EME team. He joined CompTIA in 2011 as regional sales director for the United Kingdom.

Before joining CompTIA, John held executive sales positions with New Horizons, QA, GTG and Technical Training Ltd.

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Mike Meyers

Total Seminars, LLC

Mike Meyers is a technician, instructor, speaker and author. He is considered to be the leading authority on secondary and post-secondary IT instruction in the world. In his 25 years of experience, Meyers has personally taught students from high school to US Supreme Court Justices.

He has millions of books in print covering close to fifty different titles. Meyers is often on the road, speaking in the US and internationally, "preaching his gospel" on the importance of excellence in...show more

Mike Meyers is a technician, instructor, speaker and author. He is considered to be the leading authority on secondary and post-secondary IT instruction in the world. In his 25 years of experience, Meyers has personally taught students from high school to US Supreme Court Justices.

He has millions of books in print covering close to fifty different titles. Meyers is often on the road, speaking in the US and internationally, "preaching his gospel" on the importance of excellence in introductory IT instruction.

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Eric O'Neill


Former FBI Operative & Subject of the Film Breach

Eric O’Neill is an attorney, security consultant and professional public speaker. In 2001, Eric helped capture the most notorious spy in United States history: Robert Hanssen, a 25-year veteran of the FBI. The remarkable true events of his life are the inspiration behind the critically acclaimed dramatic thriller Breach, starring Ryan Philippe as O'Neill. The film is the story of the greatest security breach in U.S. history.



Raquel Perez

Alamo Colleges Corporate College

Raquel Perez began her career with Alamo Colleges over eight years ago.  As a Corporate Liaison, she is skilled in employee development, sales and management with an emphasis in external sales.  Raquel is an experienced trainer in the retail and corporate environments, and accomplished in establishing partnerships to grow revenue.  As the Past-Vice President of Training & Development for ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) she is dedicated to workplace learning and deve...show more

Raquel Perez began her career with Alamo Colleges over eight years ago.  As a Corporate Liaison, she is skilled in employee development, sales and management with an emphasis in external sales.  Raquel is an experienced trainer in the retail and corporate environments, and accomplished in establishing partnerships to grow revenue.  As the Past-Vice President of Training & Development for ASTD (American Society for Training & Development) she is dedicated to workplace learning and development professionals. ASTD’s members come from more than 100 countries and connect locally in 125 U.S. chapters and 20 International Partners.

Ms. Perez has a Bachelor of Arts, Business Administration (Management Concentration), Masters of Arts, Business Administration, and a Masters of Information Technology Management.

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Bill Saichek

Orange Coast College

Bill Saichek has worked in the computer industry since 1976 and has been a professor teaching networking, communications, operations and security classes since 1991, most recently at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa California.  He has also taught networking and communications classes for Chapman University, El Camino College and Long Beach City College.  He holds Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine and holds several network...show more

Bill Saichek has worked in the computer industry since 1976 and has been a professor teaching networking, communications, operations and security classes since 1991, most recently at Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa California.  He has also taught networking and communications classes for Chapman University, El Camino College and Long Beach City College.  He holds Bachelors and Masters of Science degrees in Computer Science from the University of California, Irvine and holds several networking certifications.  He has given presentations around the country on teaching networking topics as varied as Cloud Computing, Voice Over IP, IPv6 and The Internet of Things. 

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Stephen Schneiter

CompTIA

Stephen Schneiter is responsible for assisting instructors internationally get the most out of CompTIA certifications. The goal of the network is to help instructors with best practices, strategies and tools to help lead a successful training event and help their students attain certification.

He also supports sales personnel and customers aligning certifications to programs, conduct workshops and webinars highlighting certifications and implementation.

Specialties: Ed...show more

Stephen Schneiter is responsible for assisting instructors internationally get the most out of CompTIA certifications. The goal of the network is to help instructors with best practices, strategies and tools to help lead a successful training event and help their students attain certification.

He also supports sales personnel and customers aligning certifications to programs, conduct workshops and webinars highlighting certifications and implementation.

Specialties: Educational Technology, Professional Development Training, Public Speaking, Open Source Solutions, Networking and Security.

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