Thu-Le Harris

Systems Sales Engineer

Thu-Le is an experienced Systems Sales Engineer. She has comprehensive knowledge of Cisco Solutions Portfolio, including but not limited to, Networking, Data Center, Mobility, Security, and Voice technologies. Her primary role is to understand the customer’s technical challenges and business drivers. She then engages and collaborates directly with a team of system architects to formulate potential solutions that leverage Cisco technologies, therefore adding value to the customer experience. Thu-Le effectively and efficiently multitasks, she prioritizes workflow in an ever changing and demanding deadline driven environment.


NetCraftsmen is a melting pot in so many ways. It is a company that is committed to diversity, collaboration and learning. There’s a culture of transparency, open communication, and open doors on all levels. It is composed of leading industry engineers that are willing to share their knowledge. Leadership also invests in the professional development of each employee by creating opportunities to explore interests, while also providing continual growth and challenges to build skill sets. NetCraftsmen provides a great environment, where employees are engaged, appreciated, and rewarded for their exceptional work.


Thu-Le enjoys collaborating with a team of diverse and engaging colleagues. She loves the challenges and problem solving nature of her work, and being able to learn something new on a regular basis. She receives great satisfaction for being able to support clients, vendors, partners, sales and engineering teams and meeting their needs. Thu-Le thrives working in such a fun, high-paced, and technology driven workplace and is grateful for every moment.


Thu-Le loves spending her free time with her son. Together, they love going swimming, taking road trips, and enjoying the outdoors. She is also a fitness enthusiast and an amateur chef.


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.