Peter Berkov is a talented Security Systems Engineer living in the San Francisco Bay Area. Since 2007, Mr. Berkov has worked at Marketlive, Inc., a company that provides e-commerce software and services designed for midsized specialty retailers. The company’s annual sales exceed $2 billion, and it powers over 160 retail websites. Marketlive has promoted Peter Berkov three times within the four-year span that he has worked there. Peter Berkov began as a Network Operations Center Technician at Marketlive, and the company promoted him to Build Master during his first year at the organization. The following year, his diligence resulted in another promotion, to Systems Administrator, a position he held until his most recent promotion to Security Systems Engineer. In all three stations, Mr. Berkov demonstrated excellence in analyzing, designing, and repairing hardware, software, peripherals, and networks. He has also successfully managed as many as 500 servers, including those utilizing operating systems such as Windows, Linux, and Solaris. Peter Berkov utilized his aptitude for managing security devices and addressing susceptibilities to reduce the costs associated with installing and maintaining web security firewalls by 50 percent. He achieved this by consolidating all the devices through a single management console. Prior to his employment at Marketlive, Peter Berkov gained information technology experience at several other organizations in the San Francisco area. Between 1999 and 2002, he briefly worked at Pacific Bell as a DSL Network Engineer and then at Northpoint Communications as a DSL Logical Provisoner. Peter Berkov employed his technical skills by configuring customer networks, conducting service tune-ups and testing, and fielding troubleshooting issues from clients. He simultaneously managed multiple customer cases and supervised the dispatch of additional maintenance to guarantee customer satisfaction. Between 2002 and 2007, Peter Berkov capitalized on his DSL experience and worked in different technical operations capacities. In addition to management and support, he provided network consulting services to L.A.M.P. University, an Internet company for software and services. At L.A.M.P., he consulted on hardware, network, and web design issues for a host of clients. Mr. Berkov also performed similar functions and yielded excellent results as an IT Consultant at High Output Systems, also in the Bay Area. Peter Berkov maintains an active lifestyle and enjoys mountain biking, snow skiing, hiking, and kayaking in his free time.