Dave Monk is a Software Test Engineer at Extrahop Networks. After spending 12 years at Microsoft testing operating systems, he returned to his first love of networking technology. Dave encourages and follows a holistic approach to software testing, incorporating manual testing, code analysis, and test automation. He can usually be found behind a debugger console or neck deep in Ethernet cables. Dave lives in Redmond with his wife Stef, two house-cats, and four chickens.