Speaker:

Craig Watson

West Monroe Partners

Craig Watson has considerable hands-on experience working with various utility providers, business units, and corporate IT teams on improving all phases of data and physical security, providing network design architecture expertise and on-site field project support and engineering guidance for operations and optimization of IT infrastructure.  With over 20 years of industry experience, he has significant knowledge and expertise pertaining to TCP/IP Networking, Routing, Ethernet Switching, VOIP, Enterprise WAN Networking and Data Center Networking as well as experience and knowledge of Enterprise Wireless, Network Security, Network Transport, Video Networking and Network Monitoring solutions. Craig has coordinated and managed teams for project planning on large-scale network architecture, design and project reporting needs.

Prior to joining West Monroe Partners, Craig served as the Network Services Manager at Black & Veatch and managed a team of technical engineers and architects that provided Telecom Master Strategy, Technology Roadmaps, OEM vendor selection criteria, Network and Security Architecture and Design, and technical implementation across a wide array of vendors and solutions