About

Network Protocol Specialists, LLC is comprised of a group of dedicated network troubleshooters that enjoy both solving network problems and teaching others how to solve their own network related problems. We believe that by being both instructors and analysts, we are able to bring our real world experience into the classroom, as well as bringing the theory and concepts from the classroom into the real world.

Mike Pennacchi

Mike Pennacchi - Owner - Network Protocol SpecialistsMike Pennacchi is the owner and lead network analyst for Network Protocol Specialists, LLC. He has over 16 years experience as a full time troubleshooting consultant and trainer. Mike’s specialty centers around TCP/IP, network troubleshooting, packet analysis, network troubleshooting training.

Mike spent 9 years with PACCAR working as an application developer, LAN administrator, and Network Technology Manager. The next 6 years was spent at Pine Mountain Group, Inc. as a senior network analyst and trainer. During this time he traveled around the United States troubleshooting critical network problems. Mike has been an integral part of the InterOp, the network industry’s premier tradeshow, since 1997. At InterOp 2005 Las Vegas Mike led the team of networking professionals responsible for patching and troubleshooting the event network. Beginning in 2007, he became the lead network engineer for the show network.