Senior Vice President and Network Engineer from Cisco visits La Salle

Senior Vice President and Network Engineer from Cisco visits La Salle

Mr. Charles Zwicker, Senior Vice President and Mr. Todd Tew, Pre-Sales Engineer for Weidenhammer Systems visited La Salle College High School on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

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Mr. Charles Zwicker, Senior Vice President and Mr. Todd Tew, Pre-Sales Engineer for Weidenhammer Systems visited La Salle College High School on Tuesday, May 10, 2016.

After a brief tour of La Salle's facilities --which included a stop at the Microsoft IT Academy Wall of Achievement-- Mr. Zwicker and Mr. Tew met with Network and Website Administrator Mr. Braden Bonner '07 and the Senior Lab Managers at La Salle. Mr. Zwicker and Mr. Tew were on campus to educate La Salle's Student Lab Managers and to evaluate several Cisco implementations currently in progress in La Salle's environment Mr. Zwicker is the father of Lab Manager President, Charles Zwicker '16.

The highlight of the visit was the chance for Mr. Zwicker and Mr. Tew later to speak to the award-winning Student Lab Manager Program about both current networking standards and what a career in networking means today. The session concluded with a Q&A from Lab Managers about topics ranging from industry direction in Wireless Networking to career advice and from information technology security to Mr. Tew's career technology achievements (including the design and implementation of the network solutions at the Philadelphia Convention Center among others.)

As a Senior Information Technology executive with over 25 years of experience in IT consulting, operational execution, and marketing/branding, Mr. Zwicker brings with him a depth of knowledge of driving significant growth in all aspects of technology sales including consulting services, systems development, networking and data center services, and cloud strategies. Mr. Zwicker also has significant experience in developing alliances, channel sales, start-up & new business development models.

Mr. Zwicker is currently Senior Vice President at Weidenhammer, a nationally recognized technology consulting firm. Focused on optimizing business performance through the intelligent application of technology, and driven by the voice of our customers to provide crafted solutions, Weidenhammer solutions enhance customer value, reduce costs, improve productivity and efficiency. Prior to joining Weidenhammer, Chuck held both direct sales and sales management positions at both start-up and established technology firms.

Mr. Tew is a 17 year veteran of the information technology industry who spent the first years of his career as a Sergeant in the United States Marine Corp where he was the Senior 4th AAV Battalion Computer Systems Specialist. He later went into the networking tests labs for GTE in their East Coast Operations center (now Verizon). Through this, he began to focus his expertise as a Cisco Engineer working for Cisco Authorized Resellers DataComm Networks and finally settling with Weidenhammer Systems. Now holds multiple high level Cisco Systems certifications including a CCNP (Cisco Certified Networking Professional) Voice, and CCDP (Cisco Certified Design Professional) - among many others.

Below is a video from one of Mr. Tew's previous vists to La Salle.


Click here to view the video from one of Mr. Tew's previous vists to La Salle.


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