Michael Barton Heine Jr

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Lifewire Tech Review Board Member





Software and Hardware Education


  • 10 years as a Signal Support Specialist in the US Army.
  • Double minor with a major in Technical Management.

  • 15 years providing Technical Training to Techs and Engineers.

  • Wireless Communications course Author.


Michael Heine is a Network Engineer working with a variety of technologies.  In addition, Michael is a Technical Writer and Editor who focuses on consumer and enterprise technologies for a broad range of outlets.  Michael has over 25 years' technical experience working in the Television Industry, Defense, ISP, Telecommunications and Education. He has held over a dozen technical certifications throughout his career and considers himself a career student.


Michael Heine is a writer, editor, and network engineer with 25+ years' experience working in the television, defense, ISP, telecommunications, and education industries. His IT Certifications:

  • CompTIA A+
  • CompTIA Security+ ce
  • CFOT
  • CPCT
  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt
  • AS in Electronic Engineering

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