Dinesh Dutt has been in the networking industry for the past 15 years, most of it at Cisco Systems. Most recently, he was a Fellow at Cisco Systems. He has been involved in enterprise and data center networking technologies, including the design of many of the ASICs that powered Cisco's mega-switches such as Cat6K and the Nexus family of switches. He also has experience in storage networking from his days at Andiamo Systems and in the design of FCoE. He is a co-author of TRILL and VxLAN and has filed for over 40 patents.
Ivan Pepelnjak (CCIE#1354 Emeritus), Independent Network Architect at ipSpace.net,
has been designing and implementing large-scale data communications networks as well as teaching and writing books about advanced internetworking technologies since 1990.