Projjwal (PR) Sakya

Senior Engineer II

Over 20 plus years of information technology industry experience, PR has successfully designed, configured and operated Data centers, System, Network and Security Infrastructures. PR has IT experiences in IT Services, Legal, Financial and Manufacturing verticals. PR also holds an MBA with MIS concentration and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Certifications

  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Enterprise
  • Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) - Security
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Advanced Infrastructure Implementation
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Core
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Enterprise Design
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Network Security Firepower
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Network Security VPN Implementation
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Security Core
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Security Identity Management Implementation
  • Cisco Certified Specialist - Web Content Security

WHY NETCRAFTSMEN?

I love that we work together as one big family and strive to be the best in what we do.

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE PART ABOUT YOUR JOB?

My favorite part of my job is working with the new technologies, mastering them and satisfaction you get after solving the complex problems.

WHAT DO YOU LIKE TO DO OUTSIDE OF WORK?

I enjoy various outdoor and indoor activities (cycling, wall climbing, swimming etc.), traveling and gaming with my family. I also enjoy spending time on Home Automation and Home Improvement Projects.

 

Nick Kelly

Cybersecurity Engineer, Cisco

Nick has over 20 years of experience in Security Operations and Security Sales. He is an avid student of cybersecurity and regularly engages with the Infosec community at events like BSides, RVASec, Derbycon and more. The son of an FBI forensics director, Nick holds a B.S. in Criminal Justice and is one of Cisco’s Fire Jumper Elite members. When he’s not working, he writes cyberpunk and punches aliens on his Playstation.

 

Virgilio “BONG” dela Cruz Jr.

CCDP, CCNA V, CCNP, Cisco IPS Express Security for AM/EE
Field Solutions Architect, Tech Data

Virgilio “Bong” has sixteen years of professional experience in IT industry from academe, technical and customer support, pre-sales, post sales, project management, training and enablement. He has worked in Cisco Technical Assistance Center (TAC) as a member of the WAN and LAN Switching team. Bong now works for Tech Data as the Field Solutions Architect with a focus on Cisco Security and holds a few Cisco certifications including Fire Jumper Elite.

 

John Cavanaugh

CCIE #1066, CCDE #20070002, CCAr
Chief Technology Officer, Practice Lead Security Services, NetCraftsmen

John is our CTO and the practice lead for a talented team of consultants focused on designing and delivering scalable and secure infrastructure solutions to customers across multiple industry verticals and technologies. Previously he has held several positions including Executive Director/Chief Architect for Global Network Services at JPMorgan Chase. In that capacity, he led a team managing network architecture and services.  Prior to his role at JPMorgan Chase, John was a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco working across a number of verticals including Higher Education, Finance, Retail, Government, and Health Care.

He is an expert in working with groups to identify business needs, and align technology strategies to enable business strategies, building in agility and scalability to allow for future changes. John is experienced in the architecture and design of highly available, secure, network infrastructure and data centers, and has worked on projects worldwide. He has worked in both the business and regulatory environments for the design and deployment of complex IT infrastructures.