What I Know
I maintain the following certifications:
- CCIE #16139 - Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
- CCSI - Certified Cisco Systems Instructor
- CCNP - Cisco Certified Network Professional
- CCDP - Cisco Certified Design Professional
- CCIP - Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional
- CCSP - Cisco Certified Security Professional
- CCNA - Cisco Certified Network Associate
- CCDA - Cisco Certified Design Associate
- MCSE - Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
- CompTIA Network+
- CompTIA A+
How I Know These Things
- Have real-world experience holding IT positions within the Fortune 500, performing network design and support
- Passed the prestigious CCIE certification in Routing and Switching on my second attempt in April of 2006
- Have a degree in Electronic Engineering Technology
- Annually attend Cisco Live - Networkers
Sirius Top Quality Instructor Award
The “Sirius” Top Quality
Instructor Award goes to the instructor that displays the highest
customer evaluation scores in the Learning Partner Community. Sirius,
known as the brightest star in the sky was presented to Bryan Baize.
This instructor is identified as a “Shining Star” in the Learning
What I Do
- Have worked as an instructor and consultant in Computer Systems and Networking fields for over 17 years
- Am the Senior Technical Instructor for Boson
- Teach Boson’s classes in Routing and Switching, including CCIE written, CCNP and CCNA
- Train and certify new instructors for Cisco Learning Partners as a certified proctor for Cisco
- Develop the lab equipment topologies and write the lab books that go with them
- Have been teaching Cisco Networking for the past 10 years, creating custom courseware for numerous server and networking courses
- Taught hundreds of IT Engineers from major Internet Service Providers, including AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Lucent, Avaya, Comcast and Charter; taught IT Engineers from smaller companies, adapting well to the different skill sets required to support small business or corporate enterprise
Do I Do Anything Besides IT?
When I am not in my favorite place, in front of the classroom, I can be found in front of a barbecue pit cooking or on a boat fishing around Tampa Bay. I consider myself one of the fortunate few who have found their true calling in life, and I show that passion in each of my classes.
What Students Say
|"Bryan has the ability to convey concepts in a clear and concise manner. Bryan has excellent teaching skills and is very personable." |
Laura, Tech Data Corp.
"Bryan Baize is a fantastic instructor and knows every ounce of the CCNP material cold. He answered complicated questions with simple to understand answers and didn't need to refer to documentation or other instructors to do so. Outstanding!"
Steve, Force Protection
"Bryan is able to connect "Theory" and "Application." Regular illustrations were made to develop a stronger impression and to identify key components."
Iles, Alberta Ingenuity