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Kirk Byers is the owner of Twin Bridges Technology–a bootstrapped technology business in San Francisco. He is a long-time network engineer (CCIE #6243), has extensive experience with *nix system administration, and is a Python programmer. In 2012, he launched Last Hop Automation, a cloud-based network automation service to help organizations manage their network devices. Recently, he has created a series of classes on Python for Network Engineers.
He is interested in programming and networking and how to improve network engineering practices through automation.