Derick has worked in a variety of roles throughout his career in both enterprise and service-provider environments. He has been a developer, a network engineer, and a network architect. He is more popularly known as Cloudtoad on twitter and on the Packetpushers website. In addition to having blogged on the PacketPushers website and participating (when he shows up) in their podcasts, he was also a Network Field Day participant.
Self-licking ice cream cones!