Director of Network Operations
As Director of Network Operations, Dan Farrell is responsible for management of security and uptime of the Applied Innovations network. A network engineer by trade, Dan serves a range of functions at AI. He maintains the policies and procedures related to network operations, as well as engaging with clients to resolve individual security needs. He also maintains the Appliedi datacenter infrastructure, including physical maintenance and monitoring.With over 14 years of experience, Dan has been with Applied Innovations since 2006. He studied philosophy and political science at University of Florida before pursuing his first career as a Chef. After deciding that the kitchen was too hot, Dan opted for a career change into a company with better air conditioning benefits. This is when he landed into the wonderful world of networking and security.
Outside of work he enjoys camping, hiking, and landscaping. Dan spends much of his time in the backyard with his family including his four dogs and one cat. He also enjoys experiencing the newest in craft beers and pairs them with dinners prepared from the comfort of his own kitchen.