Tim McConnaughy is a network architect/engineer with over ten years of experience in network engineering. He has worked as a technical networking consultant to Fortune 500 companies and travelled the world designing and implementing co-located data centers and offices. Tim has also been a Cisco Live Speaker and holds a CCIE (#58615) in Route/Switch (Now Enterprise Infrastructure). He is a Cloud Solutions Architect at Aviatrix. When not networking, he enjoys eating ramen, playing video games, and spending time with his family. He lives in North Carolina with two daughters, Josephine and Fiona, his wife Maria, and two cats, Link and Zelda.