Matthew Bielecki began his career in networking while working for Hobart Corporation in Ohio where among other things, he authored a training manual on TCP/IP for Hobart and helped train hundreds of technicians in the fundaments of network troubleshooting.
Matthew later headed back home to West Michigan where he currently works at Steelcase Inc., the leading global provider of office environments, as a Consulting Network Engineer and team lead for the Network/Telephony Architecture and Design department. His department is responsible for WAN, LAN, wireless, telephony, and data center networks.
Matthew recently capped off a five year network modernization effort at Steelcase by designing and implementing two cutting edge software defined network solutions. He beta tested and deployed Riverbed’s Hybrid WAN solution globally, and second, he and his team replaced Steelcase’s traditional chassis based data center networks with a SDN from Pluribus Networks.