Rob Barton, CCIE #6660 (R&S and Security), CCDE 2013::6 is a Cisco Distinguished Systems Engineer based in Canada. Rob is a registered Professional Engineer (P. Eng) and has worked in the IT industry for over 20 years, the last 18 of which have been at Cisco. Rob Graduated from the University of British Columbia with a degree in Engineering Physics where he specialized in computer and wireless communications. Rob holds several patents in diverse technology areas and is the author of four books on networking technologies. Rob is a regular presenter at the global Cisco Live events and is a multi-year Distinguished Speaker award winner. Rob's current areas of work include Wireless Communications, IoT, Data Analytics, and Machine Learning.