NSSTG Architecture Group
Richard Pruss is a Principal Engineer in NSSTG Architecture Group of the Cisco Network Software Services Technology Group. This team designs many of the systems, features and protocols in Cisco network operating system. His long standing professional interests center around identity, access control, features control, network control,and policy control of network services. Richard has a long history with networking technology, starting 18 years ago, that includes building South Africa’s first national government-owned ISP and working with various European service providers before joining Cisco to work on network design. Richard also has sideline a passion for woodworking with robotics.
Richard is working hard on delivering William Gibsons cyberpunk vision of the network as a space into which programs are loaded.