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Employee Highlight: Harold’s dedication to lifelong learning

Carolina Advanced Digital, Inc.’s new Pro Services Manager is Harold Underwood. Originally from Richmond, VA, Harold comes to us with over thirty years of expertise in the IT business and  brings a range of experiences such as repairing mainframe computers to managing staff for an internet service provider. As Pro Services Manager, Harold will oversee and manage all customer projects that range from consulting clients for network infrastructure projects to the implementation of turnkey solutions. One of the things that struck us about Harold was his strong desire to continue his own learning and his commitment to sharing his knowledge through education. When we heard Harold was teaching college-level information systems courses at the local ITT Technical Institute, we were curious to learn more! About a year ago, Harold was approached with a teaching opportunity at ITT Technical Institute’s Cary campus. “Someone thought I was good at explaining complicated concepts in simple terms,” Harold noted when asked why he was chosen to be considered. Becoming an instructor is no easy feat. The college requires potential instructors to undergo a battery of tests to evaluate their application of cognitive and emotional skills needed to shape minds. A presentation to the IT chair at the college is also required; Harold’s topics of IPTV multicasting technologies sealed the deal. Currently, twice a week Harold teaches classes on networking and information security technologies to eager students in the Associate of Applied Science Network Administration program at the Cary, NC campus. In the past year, Mr. Underwood has taught five different disciplines, all focused on the growing need for reliable, private and secure infrastructure...
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