Jeff joined NYSERNet in 1996 after graduating from Cornell University. As the Manager for Network Operations, Jeff is responsible for the day-to-day functions of the NYSERNet NOC and overall support for NYSERNet members. In addition, Jeff works with member campuses on planning, design, and operational issues. In addition to his operational duties, Jeff is an instructor for NYSERNet’s Educational Services program, developing and teaching courses for BGP, IPv6, and Network Troubleshooting. Jeff is the lead engineer within NYSERNet for helping New York's educational institutions with their IPv6 transitions, providing training, consultation, configuration assistance, and testing services.