Conference and Presentations

(* indicates Cisco Live Distinguished Speaker Award)

Cisco Live US 2020

N.B.:  CLUS 2020 is virtual because of COVID-19.  No Distinguished Speaker awards will be given due to the format change.
DLBTEC-51:  SD-Access:  Why is my Salsa so Tasty?
DGTL-BRKCRT-3075:  The CCIE in an SDN World
DGTL-BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting IOS XE Beyond the Basics

Cisco Live Europe 2020

BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting IOS XE Beyond the Basics*

Cisco Live US 2019

BRKCRT-3075:  The CCIE in an SDN World*
BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics

Cisco Live Europe 2019

BRKCRT-2346:  The CCIE in an SDN World*
BRKRST-2672:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics*

Cisco Live Australia 2019

BRKCRT-3075:  The CCIE in an SDN World
BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics

DeveloperWeek, Santa Clara

A New Breed of IT Pro: The Hybrid Engineer

Cisco Live US 2018

BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics
LTRCRS-2450:  IOS XE Programmability and Automation for Network Engineers
Lab.  With Fabrizio Maccioni and Krishna Kotha.

Cisco Live Europe 2018

BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics*
BRKSDN-2666:  IOS XE Architecture and Programmability

Cisco Live US 2017

BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics*
LTRCRS-2450:  Campus Fabric Programmability Lab
Lab.  With Fabrizio Maccioni.
DEVNET-2589:  Solving Problems with Application Hosting
Devnet workshop.  Lecture with hands-on lab.

Cisco Live Europe 2017

BRKPRG-2451:  Scripting the Catalyst Beyond the Basics
LTRCRS-2010:  Campus Fabric Programmability Lab
Lab.  With Sai Zeya.
LABCRS-2222:  Campus Fabric Programmability Walk-in Self-Paced Lab

Cisco Live US 2016

BRKNMS-2002:  Monitoring, Managing and Automating Nexus LAN Infrastructure With DCNM 10

Cisco Live Europe 2016

DEVNET-1077:  Automating with NX-OS:  Let’s Get Started

Enterprise Sales Engineer Virtual Team

SEVT is a twice-yearly gathering of our sales engineers. Presentations at the SEVT main tent usually include 500-600 in-person SEs, along with hundreds more attending virtually.
Programmability Use Cases

Publications

Books:

IOS XE Programmability
June, 2018

Blogs/Articles:

SD-Access is a New Approach to Old Problems
Cisco Communities, June 2020

Cited in Network World
Are new Cisco certs too much? October 2019

Programming the Network: It’s a Whole New World!
InfoWorld Magazine, 2017

The New Network – It’s for Developers!
Cisco DevNet Blogs, 2017

Certification Development

Subject Matter Expert/Question Writer
CCIE Evolving Technologies

Blueprint Contributor
CCIE Enterprise Infrastructure

Subject Matter Expert/Question Writer
Juniper Networks JNCIS-Service Provider

Webinars and Video

The CCIE is Dead in an SDN World! Right?
YouTube interview with David Bombal
June, 2019

Want a Job at Cisco?  Resume and Interview Tips!
YouTube interview with David Bombal
June, 2019

Catalyst Programmability
TechWise TV with Robb Boyd
October, 2018

IOS XE Programmability
CCIE Evolving Technologies Webinar
June, 2018

Application Hosting on Catalyst 9000 Switches
Networking Field Day
June, 2017

Catalyst Programmability Webinar
with Fabrizio Maccioni, Gino Suri, Saqib Ali
April, 2017

Cisco Nexus Configuration Management with Puppet
Networking Field Day
Jan, 2016

Awards

Cisco Live Hall of Fame Distinguished Speaker (2020)

Certifications

Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) #14023
Routing/Switching, Security

Formerly JNCIE-Service Provider #2332 (expired)

Education

Master of Science, Telecommunications Management, with honors.  Emphasis in data communications.
Golden Gate University, San Francisco.

Bachelor of Arts, Government.
Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs New York