Ryan Perian Lifewire Technology Review Board Member Education Western Governors University Expertise Windows and Linux MacOS and iOS Android and Tizen OS Gaming Smart Home, Smart TV, and Smart Appliances Security Systems Introduction Over 12 years' enterprise Information Technology experience in various IT technologies and systems.Certified from several Industry recognized certification authorities spanning an array of IT concentrations, including: Microsoft, Cybersecurity & Information Assurance and MBA, Information Technology Management.Has held various IT positions in Customer Support, IT Procurement, Infrastructure and Server support, and IT Management. Experience Ryan Perian began his professional career as an Avionics Technician for the US Air Force. After serving honorably for four years, he entered the Information Technology career field in 2007. Since that time, Ryan has held various IT positions in Customer Support, IT Procurement, Infrastructure and Server support, and IT Management. Currently, Ryan is a Systems Engineer in the public sector supporting enterprise IT infrastructure hardware, software, and cloud systems.My GearMy daily device is a Dell XPS 13, running Windows 10 and connected up to a 32-inch Samsung curved display. I use a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 +, Galaxy Watch, and Galaxy Buds for when I’m on the go. I have a variety of other devices for testing, including a MacBook Air, iPad Air 2, iPhones 8, XR, XS, 11, Apple Watch 5, Amazon Echo, Fire TV, Samsung smart TVs, Vizio smart TVs, and a variety of smart home technologies. Education Graduated from Western Governors University with a Master of Science with a concentration in Cybersecurity and Information Assurance in April 2019 and a Master of Business Administration with a concentration in Information Technology Management in June 2016. Ryan hold various IT certifications including:CompTIA A+CompTIA Project +HDI Support Center AnalystCIW Web Foundations AssociateMicrosoft MTA Networking FundamentalsMicrosoft Azure FundamentalsEC-Council Certified Ethical HackerEC-Council Certified Computer Hacking Forensics Investigator Lifewire and Dotdash Meredith Lifewire, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by Comscore, a leading internet measurement company. We provide trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions vetted by certified experts, as well as trustworthy product recommendations so you can make the most informed purchasing decisions. Learn more about us and our editorial process.