J Metz - the man with the funny-spelled name - is a Product Manager Cisco's Data Center Group. Recently, the primary focus of his work was involved in the promotion, evangelizing, and development of FCoE and Fibre Channel products and technology in the Data Center, both in and out of Cisco.Now, his role has expanded to include a broader aspect of the Cisco portfolio, including SDN and Programmability. Data Centers are constantly evolving, and so is the bigger picture.
Driving forward with a passion for innovation and raising the technology bar to the next human level, J is committed to providing clarity among the clanging gongs, quality amidst the clutter. Additionally, J sets goals for promoting the understanding of solutions that have real-world impact: driving costs down, productivity up, and pushing the envelope of getting things done.
J received his Ph.D from the University of Georgia and has worked as a university professor and entrepreneur before turning to the corporate world.