Howard Goldstein has spent over 30 years in storage, data and telecommunications networking, His experience includes technical positions, management, education architecture, design, planning, implementation and operations. His technical focus crosses numerous storage network architectures and products including IP storage, iSCSI, SCSI, Serial Attached SCSI, SATA, Fibre Channel, TCP/IP, Gigabit Ethernet and more.
Howard is an active member of the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) and serves on the SNIA Education Committee. He helped develop the SNIA Certification Program as well as the SNIA Technology Center Institute. He served as technical editor of Building Storage Networks (Marc Farley) and Resilient Storage Networks (Greg Shulz) and Storage Series editor for Digital Press.
Howard holds a B.S. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts and an M.S. in Telecommunications from Pace University. He is a frequent speaker at Interop and SNW. In addition to providing technical analysis and consulting to FOCUS, Howard is the founder and principal of Howard Goldstein Associates, Inc. (HGAI) an Education Provider Company offering an extensive offering of instructor-led training and course development.