NC-Expert is a consortium of experts in business and technical specialties focused around Enterprise Infrastructure. Specifically:
Mobility (Wireless, WLan, Wi-Fi, Location Capabilities, Outdoor, High Density, LTE)
Security (Cyber Security, Next Generation Firewalls, ISE, Malware, Threat Detection & Mitigation, Ethical Hacking)
Collaboration (VoIP, Cisco Unified Communications, Telepresence, Contact Center)
Our vision is to provide innovative, relevant, accessible training for executives, engineers and salespeople that will enable them to directly impact the growth of their companies.
NC-Expert is changing the way professionals look at training. No longer will they see training as a drain on valuable time and resources. Instead they will use training to build trust, drive conversions and ensure efficient, effective deployment of business solutions.
Terry Jenkins, Chief Executive Officer
Terry founded ETAC Inc. and now leads NC-Expert as the CEO, pulling together the visions and strategies of both NetCertExpert and ETAC to create a combined company that is focused and innovative in the Enterprise Mobility market.
Throughout the past 25 years Terry has operated in many Executive, Architecture and Engineering roles. He began his career in the early 90s as a US Air Force Special Operations JTAC. After leaving the Military he went on to carry Senior Architecture, Engineering and Cisco Instructor roles at Companies such as Global Knowledge, Merrill Lynch, UBS and GE. Terry has spent the past ten years using this expertise in Cisco Engineering to further his career as an executive. He has held roles such as Vice President of Infrastructure for Lehman Brothers, Managing Director for Firefly Education and Vice President of Vendor GTM Strategies for FastLane.
During these experiences Terry has mastered the art of bringing business and technology together through communication. You can still find him leading speaking engagements, webinars and even teaching courses in an effort to keep his hand on the pulse of the Industry.
To read more on Terry's experience and background click here to see his LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
Rie Vainstein, Chief Operations Officer
Rie was the Founder and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NetCertExpert and continues to oversee NC-Expert's day-to-day operations and finances.
With over 25 years of business leadership experience Rie is focused on ensuring that our customer satisfaction, profitability, and operations procedures are streamlined to support the expected growth in the coming years.
She graduated Summa Cum Laude from San Jose State University (California, USA) in Business Management, with special focus in High Tech.
She has enjoyed a long and varied career in multiple industries including: law enforcement, retail, healthcare, design, wholesale, financial services, property management, biotechnology, and venture capital, and successfully worked on several entrepreneurial ventures before launching NetCertExpert in 2011. In the over-5-years since NetCertExpert's founding Rie has continued to build a strong business with sustained growth.
Rie continues to communicate directly with our partners and customers in an effort to make sure our executive team knows their needs and goals.
To read more on Rie's experience and background click here to see her LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
Phil Morgan, Chief Technology Officer
Phil was the Chief Technology Officer of NetCertExpert and now oversees our technical capabilities as NC-Expert's CTO. With over 30 years of Engineering experience Phil is focused on ensuring our company is focused around the engineering and technologies that our customers and partners need today.
He began his career by graduating from the University of South Wales with a degree in Computer Studies. He went on to successfully achieve his CCIE in 2001 with his first CCIE in Routing & Switching as number 5224. He later completed his second CCIE in Voice/Collaboration.
Phil is a master instructor and engineer splitting his time between the classroom and customer sites, making technologies work in live environments as well as bringing them "to life" for his students. He has taught thousands of students in his 20+ year instructing career through training companies such as Global Knowledge, FastLane, and several other top names, prior to joining NetCertExpert.
He has been the technical mind behind NetCertExpert since its inception and has built a very respected and trusted reputation with students and industry clients alike.
Phil continues to ensure our classes are always current and constantly deliver the high standard of expertise we so strongly stand behind. In addition, he is part of Cisco's Certified Systems Instructor (CCSI) Advisory Board and can regularly be found speaking at major industry events.
To read more on Phil's experience and background click here to see his LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
Tor Olsen, VP of Instructor Operations, EMEA
Tor has joined our leadership team as the VP of Instructor Operations for EMEA. He heads up the local operations of the region and ensures we are aligned to our customers regional needs
Throughout the past 34 years Tor has distinguished himself as an expert level instructor and engineer. He founded 2RNet APS, a Copenhagen based company that specializes in Cisco wireless and security consulting. Prior to that Tor was a decorated Warrant Officer in the Royal Danish Air Force for over 17 years.
During these experiences Tor has led 1000s of engineers through extremely technical topics and helped many achieve the highest levels of expertise possible. His love of technology keeps him teaching on a daily basis in addition to his role on the leadership team.
To read more on Tor's experience and background click here to see his LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
Nouraj Jaman CCIE x6 #22606
Nouraj is one of our top Experts, actively involved in developing and teaching many of our CCIE level courses. He is a featured speaker on many of our Expert Webinars and is a mentor and coach to our customers progressing through our CCIE Programs. He is the only 6x CCIE in the United Kingdom and has mastered the process of attaining CCIE level certification. He is currently working on his CCDE and CWNE.
Throughout the past 15 years Nouraj has operated in many Architecture and Engineering roles. He began his career with AOL and has supported many large corporations throughout Europe including AT&T, BT, VISA and Virgin.
To read more on Nouraj's experience and background click here to see his LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
Iwan Hoogendoorn CCIEx6 #13084
Iwan actively advises our development and instructor team on the strategic direction of our CCIE level courses. He is a featured guest speaker on many of our Expert Webinars. He is the only 6x CCIE in the Netherlands and has mastered the process of attaining CCIE level certification. He is currently working on his CCDE, CWNE and VCDX-NV.
Throughout the past 25 years Iwan has operated in many Architecture and Engineering roles. He began his career with a Masters in Computer Science from University of Amsterdam and then progressed through several high profile positions with corporations such as Canon, Fujitsu, BT, Cisco. He is currently a leading expert for VMware.
To read more on Iwan's experience and background click here to see his LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
Thomas Larsen CWNE #165, CCIE #47256
Thomas has joined as our newest CCIE Wireless and CWNE. He is actively engaged in creating our new and exclusive Cisco Authorized CCIE Version 3.1 Program and will be teaching this globally.
Thomas is quickly becoming one of the strongest Wireless Experts we have come across. He is sought out by many organizations to actively consult in deploying large enterprise architectures. In addition to wireless he maintains a strong Data Center and Virtualization background
To read more on Thomas's experience and background click here to see his LinkedIn Profile: LinkedIn
NetCertExpert is well established within the Wireless, Security, and Collaboration certification and consulting market.
Led by its Founder and CEO, Rie Vainstein, NetCertExpert has won numerous private contracts with Fortune level companies around the world. These customers have depended on NetCertExpert to train, advise, and mentor their staff.
NetCertExpert is also a pioneer in the Cisco Authorized CCIE program. NetCertExpert was the only company to offer the authorized Cisco CCIE Voice courses for the first year the program was live and was heavily involved in creating and launching Cisco's CCIE360 program. When Cisco choose to evolve the CCIE360 Voice course into CCIE Collaboration and reduce its offering to a single course, NetCertExpert choose to create an exclusive program offering, which was endorsed by Cisco, that many students continue to take before continuing onto the mainstream Cisco course, and return for the concluding course in the program, prior to sitting their lab exams. To date NetCertExpert has helped over 300 CCIE candidates successfully navigate the program
In addition, NetCertExpert is one of the only CWNP Premiere Authorized Learning Centers in the world. Originally given this status in 2011 NetCertExpert has worked closely with CWNP to develop and promote the vendor-neutral wireless industry certification program. To date NetCertExpert has helped over 2,000 individuals reach the various certifications in the CWNP track.
In addition, NetCertExpert-trained engineers were some of the first to achieve Cisco's Cyber Security Specialist status and, as an EC-Council Accredited Training Center, helps candidates achieve the EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker certification.
NetCertExpert is proud to have teamed up with ETAC, Inc. and is looking forward to providing an enhanced portfolio of offerings and options to its clients.
ETAC Inc. is a company founded by Terry Jenkins and has served as an Executive Consultancy and Training Company.
Terry has created numerous internal programs for Cisco. Programs were created through various Learning Partners including Firefly Education and Fast Lane Consulting and Education. These programs were built in partnership with internal Cisco Business Units and Product Management Teams to drive and grow Cisco Go-To-Market efforts in the Enterprise Networking industry.
Over the past ten years Terry has been responsible for directly creating numerous Road Shows, Sales Enablement and Technical Enablement Programs for technology solutions such as MDS, Nexus, UCS, Borderless Networks, VXI, Unified Access and IWAN. Through these programs over 4000 Cisco and Partner engineers and sales people were trained.
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