This is the next blog in the continuing series of interviews with leading professionals. In this blog, I interview Diane Teare.

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Stephen Ibaraki, FCIPS, I.S.P., MVP 

Interview

About Diane Teare

Diane TeareDiane Teare is a professional in the networking, training, and e-learning fields. She has more than 20 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting network hardware and software, and has also been involved in teaching, course design, and project management. She has extensive knowledge of network design and routing technologies and is an instructor with one of the largest authorized Cisco Learning Partners. She was also the Director of e-Learning for the same company, where she was responsible for planning and supporting all the company's e-learning offerings in Canada, including Cisco courses.

Diane has a bachelor's degree in applied science in electrical engineering (BASc) and a master's degree in applied science in management science (MASc). She is a Cisco Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI) and currently holds her Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP) certifications. She edited the Cisco Press titles Authorized Self-Study Guide Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN), first and second editions, and Designing Cisco Networks. She also coauthored Campus Network Design Fundamentals, the three editions of Authorized Self-Study Guide Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks (BSCI), and Building Scalable Cisco Networks.

Diane's latest book is the above-mentioned second edition of Authorized Self-Study Guide Designing for Cisco Internetwork Solutions (DESGN), published in October 2007.