SciaticNerd has been working in the field of Digital Identity since 2002. He started as a trainer and then advanced to Trusted and Engineering roles. Along the way he's connected with people in the computing community who have a passion for helping others to learn and grow. He speaks and volunteers at several conferences, coordinates the San Antonio, Texas BSides conference, contributes to BSidesLV with Audio/Visual support, and participates with local computing groups. He also promotes involvement with computing, security, and privacy through podcasts like Security Endeavors.