About the Speaker
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    Askia Howell
    Systems Engineer, https://www.linkedin.com/in/askiahowell/

    Before joining Palo Alto Networks, Askia graduated from MIT with a Bachelor's in Electrical Engineering in 2004. Since then, Askia has executed roles as an Account Manager, Sales Engineer, Systems Engineer, and a Consultant. Askia is an IEEE Member, CISSP certified since 2015, and has earned several technical certifications from multiple manufacturers including Palo Alto Networks, Cisco, HPE/Aruba, and Brocade.

    As a bootstrapped founder of his consulting company in 2013, Askia led a team that built and secured Next Generation Networks and Zero Trust Networks by integrating multiple technologies for a variety of public and private organizations across the United States.

    In his personal time, Askia enjoys spending time with his wife and children, watching or playing sports, and fishing.