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Jason Gooley

Jason Gooley, CCIEx2 (RS, SP) No. 38759, is a very enthusiastic and engaging speaker who focuses on teaching others. Jason has more than 30 years of experience in the industry and currently works as a Technical Evangelist for the Worldwide Enterprise Networking and Software Sales team at Cisco Systems. Jason is very passionate about helping others in the industry succeed. In addition to being a Public Speaker, Jason has authored numerous Cisco Press books, is a CiscoLive Distinguished Speaker, and a developer of CCIE exams, certification training, and blogs for Learning@Cisco. Jason is also a Co-Founder and member of the Program Committee Board for the Chicago Network Operators Group (CHI-NOG). Jason is the founder and host of @MetalDevOps which is a YouTube video show about the intersection of metal music and technology. Jason has earned the nickname of “The Godfather Of Programmability” by his students and peers, and continues to help drive the industry forward around topics such as network programmability and automation.