PhD Computer Science – Berkley, PhD Applied Mathematics - MIT
Don has had more than two decades of experience in the IT industry offering services inclusive of network architecture, information security, project management, budget management, quality assurance, consultation and training for a wide spectrum of clients. Don is an effective communicator, skilled technician, mentor, leader, manager and team builder equipped to handle problems and resolve them based on sound business principles. Don has provided instruction on VMware & Microsoft virtualization technologies throughout North America; led the Virtualization practice with Fortune 500, Fortune 1000 and smaller organizations; led a team of up to 45 people in MS Windows NT 4.0 conversion, primarily in the ABN AMRO Information Technology Services Company MCSE/LAN/WAN Instructor (Computer Systems Institute); Project Manager – Network Architect – Security (US Broadband); Network Architect and Administrator, Project Manager Staff Supervision (RSA Network Inc.) and Staff Instructor/Subject Matter Expert (Veritas Software).
He is highly qualified across his specialty of consultation, project management and training. His technical skills in related fields are best illustrated as numerated below
  • Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  • Sun Microsystems UNIX Sun Solaris
  • Novell Netware
  • CompTIA A+, N+
  • Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert: R & S, Voice, Security
  • Cisco CCNP, CCNA
  • GSEC
  • Microsoft Certified Professional+ Internet
  • Numerous (>15) Microsoft applications, operating systems and servers
  • Web Development - HTML, ASP
  • IBM OS/2
  • Oracle
  • LINUX – RedHat
  • Apache Server
  • MS Office 95, 97, 2000 Suite
  • Computer Associates ArcServe
  • VERITAS NetBackup
  • VERITAS Cluster Server
  • VERITAS Volume Manager