Tech Talk: Gary Bouchard

Q: Where are you from?

A: Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

Q: How long have you been working at the NOC?

A: 2 years.

Q: What were you doing before the NOC?

A: I was a tech director of IT for a software company.

Q: What attracted you to the NOC?

A: Word of mouth, everyone talked about how great this company was.

Q: How has your perception changed or developed since you’ve learned more about the tech industry?

A: I had to learn much of this on my own since I didn’t grow up with it. A lot has changed.

Q: What’s the most valuable thing you’ve learned being in the tech field?

A: Networking aspects, what they are and how to work them.

Q: What do you enjoy most about working in tech?

A: The process of figuring things out and using your brain.

Q: What is your favorite tech product?

A: Desktop computers

Q: If you could give the general public one piece of advice regarding technology, what would it be?

A: Protect your systems!

Q: Why would you recommend someone using the NOC?

A: We have a great team.