Mr. Nguyen has been with McGill University for ten years and is currently Associate Director for NCS Systems Engineering, overseeing several core Networking and IT groups which are responsible to maintain the McGill IT infrastructure. He was instrumental in the successful deployment of a 25,000-port campus network for the university in 2000. Part of the deployment, he has developed an advanced network management application that still is being used to effectively maintain and monitor this network. Prior to joining McGill University, Mr. Nguyen worked in various fields of IT and network communications in the banking, telecommunications provider and high technology manufacturing industries. Mr. Nguyen graduated from École Polytechnique de Montréal in Electrical Engineering.