Dr. Pete Welcher, CCIE #1773 (still active), has been doing networking since 1993. He assisted in developing the original Cisco IOS CLI, taught a lot of the Cisco courses from 1994-2001 as CCSI, and also developed or co-developed several Cisco courses over the years. He taught occasional Nexus classes 2010-2012.
He was a co-founder of and still works for NetCraftsmen, a highly skilled Cisco Gold Partner with about 55 employees in the DC / Baltimore area. Pete now does primarily consulting, and has worked with a large number of large and small organizations, trying to deliver impressive value to every customer.
He has been blogging about networking since around 1996. The blogs frequently reflect interesting situations encountered while consulting. Current interests are Data Center, Design, Route/Switch, Cloud, IOT.
Pete likes coding/scripting, but doesn't get to use it often.