CEO Mike Wright, a former Cisco TAC Engineer and college teacher, saw a need for high-quality technical training.
own training company based upon negative experiences as a student as well as a teacher for private technical colleges.
As a student, Mike decided to pursue training in computer networking.
The school's structure focused on delivering information, with no real thought as to actually educating each student.
left the class with a $5,000 debt and very limited knowledge about the subject and no practical skills.
became certified but it was a slow and painful process of trial and error to learn to study and learn technical information effectively.
Eventually he became an instructor for a well-known national private college.
The curriculum and a degree program were designed around the skills and expertise of the instructors rather than the learning needs of the students.
It was these experiences that led Mike
to develop a training program, which (1) put the learning needs of the student first, (2) strive to make the most complex technical concepts easy to understand, and (3) provide a learning environment that was motivating and stimulating.