Mike O’Connor goes by his UNIX ID “moc” since there where so many Mikes already at ESnet. He started his career as a software engineer at Robotic Vision Systems, working on real-time robotic applications for General Motors and later electronic inspection systems for global chip and circuit board manufacturers. Before joining ESnet, MOC served as the manager of Brookhaven Lab’s Network Engineering group. He holds a B.S. in Computer Science from Clarkson University and an M.S. in Computer Science from SUNY Stony Brook University.