Mark spent his youth on a farm in rural Nebraska and attended the University of Nebraska – Lincoln before moving to Seattle in 1999. Mark has always loved computers and technology since he was a kid, growing into a telecom and networking career at the age of 17 and is still at it today — 23 years later.
Mark has enjoyed a long and varied background in IP and telecom, starting when the internet was still “just for nerds”. Mark’s career has covered a lot of ground including TDM switched telecom, SS7, wireless, and a long career in E911, unix system administrator, and 10+ years doing VoIP now. Mark’s natural love for his field expresses itself in his constant quest to stay on the cutting edge of information technologies and network communications.
If it’s not broken, don’t fix it.
Driving too slow in the fast lane