Tim Pierce

Computer Science Expert


  • Combines knowledge of technical certification training with passion for helping people achieve career goals
  • An enterprise architect for major telecommunications corporations


Tim Pierce is a former writer for ThoughtCo who contributed stories on technical certification. He is an enterprise architect for a major telecommunications corporation, focused primarily on the design and implementation of IT systems within the enterprise. He previously worked in a similar capacity for companies including Verizon, Raytheon, and Qwest Communications. Pierce has earned numerous certifications in areas such as Cisco routing/switching/security, Microsoft systems administration, Check Point firewall systems administration, ITIL v.3, and TOGAF. As a trainer, he's taught classes on various technologies and certifications. As a manager, he's implemented career certification road maps and developed training plans and resources to help his staff achieve their goals. And as a writer on technical certifications, he combines his knowledge of technical certification training and testing with a passion for helping people achieve their career goals.


  •  Graduated from the University of New Mexico

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ThoughtCo and Dotdash

ThoughtCo is a premier reference site focusing on expert-created education content. We are one of the top-10 information sites in the world as rated by comScore, a leading Internet measurement company. Every month, more than 13 million readers seek answers to their questions on ThoughtCo.

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