Matt Slavin is a Consulting Systems Engineer for Lenovo Networking, based out of Tulsa, Oklahoma. He provides network consulting skills to the Americas. He has over 30 years of hands-on systems and network design, installation, and troubleshooting experience. Most recently, he has focused on data center networking, where he is leading client efforts to adopt new technologies into day-to-day operations. Matt joined Lenovo through the acquisition of the IBM System x team. Before that acquisition, he worked at some of the top systems and networking companies in the world.