Robert Novak

Consulting Systems Engineer for Big Data
Cisco Systems – Software and Solutions Innovations

Robert Novak has been a technologist and Whovian by passion for over three decades, and a technologist by paycheck for at least two of those decades.

By day he is a Consulting Systems Engineer in Cisco’s Software and Solutions Innovation group, focusing on Big Data for the Americas Partner Organization.

In his copious free time he operates a used computer shop and museum in Silicon Valley, performs stand-up comedy, writes about home lab and other technology adventures on his personal blog, and obsesses over coffee in ritual and liquid forms.

Check Robert out on Twitter at @gallifreyan and visit his blog at


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