Dan Roncadin

Dan Roncadin

Dan Roncadin

In addition to his 15+ years of extensive technology expertise in design and analysis, Dan Roncadin is an experienced consultant and Taos Enterprise Architect within application and infrastructure domains. His architecture experience stems from work at multiple financial institutions including CIBC, one of the largest banks in Canada, Global Payments, and Barclays. Dan’s specialties include infrastructure architecture, virtualization, distributed systems development, mobile applications, cloud computing and high availability/disaster recovery.

 

DirckCopeland

Dirck Copeland

Dirck Copeland

Dirck Copeland has over 30 years experience in the IT field and is currently a Technical Consultant at Taos. Over the last 15 years he has focused on networking systems including Internet Protocol (IP) management, DNS/DHCP systems integration and enterprise network design. His experience spans a wide range of technologies from network monitoring systems, switching ,routing , and Unix/Linux System administration, and multiple programming/scripting environments.

Eric Secrist

Eric Secrist is a Consultant and Senior Systems Engineer at Taos. Eric’s experience with UNIX started 15 years ago at a small software company. At the time, Eric had never heard of UNIX. Eric spent countless hours studying to build knowledge. After a couple of years, Eric was hired as a Junior UNIX Systems Manager for Micron Technology headquartered in Boise, ID. When he left Micron he was the UNIX/Linux Lead for a worldwide team of over 15 SAs. He was the “last line of defense” – a go-to person for complex UNIX and Linux issues and projects. Eric has nearly 16 years of experience with Solaris, Red Hat Linux, and AIX, and holds certifications in all 3 of those operating systems. Eric earned an MBA with an emphasis in Information Systems, so he has a deeper understanding of the business side of IT support. Eric’s current role at Taos involves supporting a Fortune 500 Company based in southern California. The company has a large UNIX/LINUX environment with a variety of UNIX tools. Supporting the environment isn’t easy, but using the command line is fun and where Eric finds the most enjoyment.

Jack Chen

Jack Chen | Senior Technical Consultant

Jack Chen

Jack Chen is a Senior Windows Solution Expert and Architect with an impressively deep repository of theoretical and practical experience in Active Directory, Exchange, RMS, Federation, PKI, Private cloud, Hyper-v and SCM. Jack also a certified MCT, MCSE, and MCITP, he regularly leads and participates in the tech forums for Taos, ITPro and IT Knowledge Exchange. During his tenure at Taos, Jack has completed numerous inter-org migrations, planning, implementations, and evaluations with solutions in a diverse group of environments. He has demonstrated phenomenal documentation skills that have provided lasting value to all of his clients including Facebook, Amgen, Nimble storage, Hitachi storage, Xenoport, Silver Spring Network, VMware, and Logitect. Jack is a highly-sought after consultant with an unparalleled level of dedication.  He is driven to find the most efficient and cost effective IT solutions. Jack utilizes his natural leadership ability to advise clients on the needs of the environment. Jack is a senior Windows Solution Expert and Windows Practice leader who has a long history of delivering successful results on all engagements and in any environment.

Jeff Lucchesi 

Jeff Lucchesi, COO, Taos

Jeff Lucchesi

A proven technology leader, Jeff’s track record of achieving results in positions of critical responsibility makes him a valued business partner for our clients. He joined Taos in 2008, providing clients with his expertise as a member of our OCIO Consulting Practice. One year later, he launched Taos Managed Services and now directs day-to-day operations. Jeff’s career has followed the path taken by many of Silicon Valley’s most prominent IT leaders. For example, at DHL Airways, he began as the director of network services, advanced to VP of applications and to senior VP of global operations before becoming CIO. Jeff’s fast-track career followed a similar trajectory at Corio and at BMHC.

 

Jo Rhett

Jo Rhett

Jo Rhett

Jo Rhett is a network architect and DevOps engineer with 20 years of experience conceptualizing and delivering large-scale Internet services. He focuses on aligning automation, infrastructure, and scalability to implement business goals. Hands-on experience in all aspects of operations, including configuration and release management, network design, traffic engineering, load balancing, security and datacenter management. Jo has been using, promoting, and enhancing configuration management and automation tools for over 20 years.

William Fenech

William Fenech

William Fenech is a Senior Network Engineer, with almost 20 years of experience, who has successfully worked in multiple enterprise-sized environments. His in-depth knowledge reaches far beyond his extensive experience with routing, switching, and firewalls, with notable professional certifications such as CISSP, Juniper JNCIS-ENT, Juniper JNCIS-SEC, Juniper JNCIA-JUNOS, and Brocade (BCFP, BCSM, BCNE, BCFA). Although he is theoretical accomplished, he doesn’t let that drag him down! He is passionate about emerging technologies and does his best to make sure he relevant within the marketplace.