The Next Network Professional
David Temkin, Netflix
October 28, 2019
A panel of executives at NANOG-relevant companies (content, network, hardware) and education professionals discusses two main themes: How and where we see the pipeline of the next generation of network professionals being cultivated, and the skills we seek as leaders in our teams. The panel touches on tech skills, the importance of developing soft skills such as empathy, inclusion, and allyship, and themes such as early STEM education, continuing education, mentorship, and diversity and inclusion. Featured panelists: Najam Ahmad, Facebook; Anna Claiborne, PacketFabric; Levi Perigo, University of Colorado; Jack Waters, Zayo; Edward McNair, NANOG.
The Next Network Professional (pdf)