Joel Barrett is a wireless specialist with Cisco Systems. He has attained the Cisco CCNP, CCDP, and wireless specialization, as well as CWNA, MCSE, and Master CNE. Within Cisco, Joel is the team leader for the Channels Technology Advisory Team for Mobility, an advisor for the Enterprise Mobility Virtual Team, and a member of Cisco's Enterprise Mobility Technology Leadership Program. He is an advisor for the Wireless Technology Forum, and a coauthor and principle technical editor for wireless LAN technology books including CWSP Official Study Guide and Managing and Securing a Cisco Structured Wireless-Aware Network.
Joel and his wife, Barbara Kurth, live near Atlanta, Georgia with their two daughters and son. His personal website is http://www.brainslap.com/joel.
D. Ed Lamprecht is the manager of the Professional Services Group at Monarch Marking Systems, which focuses on custom software and network solutions. He has over 17 years of programming experience in applications, operating systems, and network programming. In 1988, Ed joined Monarch Marking Systems, a company specializing in bar code printers and labels. Since 1996, Ed has been involved in data-collection systems providing wireless network connectivity solutions of handheld printers and data collection terminals for retail, industrial, manufacturing, and health-care markets.
At Monarch, Ed has developed client/server applications, visited customer sites for analysis and problem solving, and provided international training on products and wireless connectivity. Ed holds seven patents in bar code software and handheld printer/data collectors.
Ed lives with his wife, Michelle, and his son, Colin, in Dayton, Ohio. When not tinkering with PCs and networks at home, he enjoys model railroading, railroad memorabilia collecting, golfing, traveling, and spending time with his family.
Joseph Roth is a Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy currently serving as a military professor and Network Security Group department head at the Naval Postgraduate School (NPS). He holds four master's degrees: computer science (NPS), information system technology (NPS), public administration (University of Maryland), and national security and strategic studies (Naval War College). Joseph also holds a bachelor's degree in computer engineering from George Washington University and two certificates of higher education from the University of Cambridge. He has obtained numerous industry certifications including CCNA, CWNA, Security +, Network +, and MCP. His articles have been published in InfoWorld and Federal Computer Week. Joseph served in Europe for five years and has been deployed to the Balkans and the Middle East.