Chuck Black is Senior SDN Instructor at SDN Essentials, a world-wide leader in SDN training and education. Prior to this he was co-founder and principal software architect at Tallac Networks. He has over 35 years of experience in the computer networking industry and is a recognized innovator and developer of products in the areas of network management, network security, and data center network connectivity.
Chuck has authored multiple patents in the network technology arena. He is co-author of the book SDN: A Comprehensive Approach, now in its second edition, used for graduate level university courses in computer science and networking.
Chuck received his Bachelor's and Master's degrees in Computer Science from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.