Raymond Lacoste is a highly recognized instructor and IT professional who holds the Cisco Sirius Instructor Award. He has authored Cisco Press publications on the Cisco ENARSI and Cisco TSHOOT exams. Raymond's areas of expertise include Cisco Enterprise networking, Cisco Routing and Switching, Cisco Datacenter Networking, ITIL, and Amazon AWS. He also holds certifications in Cisco CCSI, Cisco CCNP Routing and Switching, Cisco CCNP Enterprise, ITIL Foundations, ITIL Practitioner, ITIL Intermediate, Amazon AWS System Operations, Amazon AWS Architect, Amazon AWS Developer, and CISSP. In addition to his certifications and experience, Raymond's engaging instruction style makes even the most obscenely complicated or obtuse concepts relatable and understandable. Outside of class, he enjoys dominating both on the golf course and the basketball court.
Dan Goodman is an IT professional specializing in Linux administration, Palo Alto firewalls, and wireless networking. He holds certifications in CompTIA Linux+, CWNP: CWNA, and Palo Alto PCNSA. In addition to his highly recognizable certifications, Dan is an expert in Linux administration, Palo Alto firewall administration, and wireless networking. Dan enjoys teaching the technologies focusing on real-world application of the theory. Outside of class-related efforts, he runs an animal shelter teaming with rescue animals.