Scott Emery has been working in the networking industry since the Reagan administration. First at 3Com, where, among other things, he worked with the IEEE to specify Fast Ethernet and developed the first Fast Ethernet NIC. Then, at Grand Junction Networks, he continued work on Fast Ethernet NICs and also wrote software for Ethernet switches. Scott served time at Cisco from when Grand Junction was acquired until 2013. While at Cisco Scott worked as an architect for software, hardware, and ASICs for the Catalyst 2K and 3K product lines. He now develops software for Cumulus Networks.