2010 Speaker List

Hear from IT leaders and industry experts in more than 100 sessions at the leading business technology event.

Devin Akin

Chief Wi-Fi Architect, Aerohive

Devin Akin has over 10 years in the wireless LAN market and over 15 years in information technology, co-founding CWNP, the de facto standard for vendor-neutral Wi-Fi training and certification, and Peachtree Wireless Solutions, a vendor-specific training and services company. Devin served as CTO for both companies until 2009, authoring several exams, whitepapers, and courseware as the principal subject matter expert, and he served as the primary speaker, instructor, blogger, and consultant for CWNP. He regularly assisted a wide variety of Wi-Fi industry manufacturers with product and marketing strategy, quality assurance, and workforce education and regularly keynoted vendor summits and wireless user conferences.

Devin's background includes working as a network design engineer for EarthLink, AT&T/BellSouth, Foundry Networks, and Sentinel Technologies as well as working as an RF engineer in the U.S. Army. He has authored and edited several books with Wiley-Sybex and McGraw-Hill and holds some of the industry's most esteemed certifications, including CWNE, MCNE, MCSE, CCNP, CCDP, CCSP, and INFOSEC. He is considered an authority on Wi-Fi technology.


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