Marc of Lebanon thanks the American University of Technology for help with CCNA, CCNP, CCNA Security which led to a job as a Partner Success Specialist in the IT Industry.
“NetAcad is the foundation of my career! In 2001, I joined an academy while in my 1st year of Engineering school, completed CCNA and directly started a part-time job at an Internet Service Provider. From there on, I kept learning new technologies through CCNA Security and CCNP, then developed my presentation skills through being an instructor and instructor trainer, before joining Cisco in 2011 as a Technical Manager in NetAcad! My love and passion for NetAcad and Cisco technologies took on the driver seat and eventually I achieved the CCIE R&S in 2013. It was a true moment of pride and appreciation for what NetAcad has given me over the years. Here I am 21 years after embarking on my CCNA and 3 different job positions at Cisco, I still have NetAcad blood running through my veins. Happy 25th anniversary!”
Roxana Julia of Mexico city thanks ITESM CEM for help with CCNA and Advance Networking for CCNP which led to a job as a Technical Solutions Architect in the technology industry.
“When I was studying at the ITESM CEM Computer Science. Networking Academy was part of the curricula. For that, I learn about networking, and I fall in love with technology. Then I work with Luis Trejo the person that manages the Academy and I became an instructor and became a CCNA. Later I decided to become a CCIE. For the Academy, I learn about an internship program in cisco and join Cisco in 2004. The Academy show me all my network base, security and more. To be consistent and always I did CCNA, CCNP, CCSP, CCDA, and Security CCIE. I became the first woman to achieve the Security CCIE certification in Latam. I’m very proud to be an Academy participant. Later I work with the Academy (Rebeca de la Vega, Luly Ozuna) on the Hackathons initiative leading the chapter in Mexico and working with Universities, government and partners to innovate and try to grow the Networking Academy program. I’m very proud of what the academy taught me and gives to the world and happy to be part of this. The picture I have is with Rebeca de la Vega and others when we participated at the OECD Hackathon in Mexico.”
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