Prior to joining Chesapeake NetCraftsmen as a full time consultant, Terry was the founder and CTO of Netcordia, and inventor of NetMRI, a suite of network management products. Terry started Netcordia as a consulting company in 2000 and transitioned to a network management product company in 2003. During the consulting days, he used his network design and implementation skills to lead a team in the design and implementation of a high availability network at a brokerage clearing house. Terry is the former President and founder of Chesapeake Computer Consultants, Inc., a networking and computer systems training and consulting company. He co-invented and patented the vLab Internet-based remote lab system. He is co-author of the McGraw Hill text "Advanced IP Routing in Cisco Networks." Terry led the team that developed the current Cisco IOS user interface under contract to Cisco Systems.
Terry is experienced in the design and installation of large TCP/IP based networks and is a successful network protocol instructor. He is the second Cisco Certified Internetworking Expert (CCIE) #1026 and the first outside of Cisco. He enjoys membership on the Vanderbilt University Engineering School's Industrial Advisory Board and the IEEE. Terry is also co-inventor of patent 7,616,579, "Voice Over IP Analysis System and Method", issued 11/10/09.