Ken is a jack of all trades from a network engineering background. He is a decent welder and mechanic, better than passing electronics enthusiast, network management nerd, open source advocate, data consumer, network engineer, sysadmin and public servant. Interests include building strange (neat!) things, exploring the world in 4x4s, HAM tech, search & rescue volunteer, and occasionally take photos of travel adventures. He runs many systems at Willamette University including the campus data network, security, wireless, VoIP system, virtual environment and a few bare metal systems. He is currently rearchitecting the university to a layer 3 network, improving monitoring systems while keeping production systems running smoothly.