YOUR TECH SAVY
Founder u0026 SysAdmin
John brings his experience developing chess strategies to then table as he directs the flow of TaosNet. John received a B.S.n degree in physics at the University of Pittsburgh. As a successfuln business owner in Taos for more than 35 years. John knows then area, the people, and how to make everything work. In his raren free time, John can be found on the ridges and peaks of variousn mountains, climbing them in the summer and fall, and skiing themn in the winter and spring.
Chris Batis, born and raised in Taos, received a BS in Computern Science from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque. He usesn his knowledge to help build the network and servers that make upn the core of TaosNet’s access network. He also utilizes hisn interest in both playing and designing video games to improven TaosNet’s network for all gamers. In his off hours, besides videon games, Chris enjoys playing tennis and basketball.
The person people will see and talk to the most is then receptionist, Joe McCutcheon previously ownedn the Bed and Breakfast, Casa Europa. Prior ton moving to Taos, he lived in Los Angeles and n was an IT administrator, managing 600 employees in then corporate world. Not only adept at solving your problems, he is an wonderful raconteur, who delights people with his stories.
Tim can solve a wide variety of problems. He excels at both phonen and in person tech support. He is also TaosNet’s primary networkn engineer for offsite client networks. He manages and supportsn several Windows based networks. He enjoys cultivating his garden,n where he grows some of his own food, and being the father of an lovely young daughter.
Sam Lambie draws on his rock climbing skills to scale mountains,n towers, and roofs to install the Access Points (AP) that providen wireless service all over Taos County. Much of the research,n planning, and installing of these APs are Sam’s contributions. Samn is responsible for the expansive fixed wireless network that isn the mainstay of Internet Access for many living in the greatern Taos area. Sam is also an accomplished outdoor enthusiast.
Manuel Sandoval is a Taos native, and the longest tenured employeen of TaosNet, he has had a hand in almost all of the installationsn provided by TaosNet. Not one to spend much of his time inside,n Manuel is an accomplished fisherman and photographer, with a goodn eye for capturing the beauty of nature. He is also responsible forn the lovely woodwork in the TaosNet office.
Bryan Salazar was born and raised in Taos. His addition to then field crew brings several certified tools to TaosNet. His isn certified in fiber optic cable splicing, a certified welder,n several years electrical experience, and a professional certifiedn father of four! He is also an accomplished team roper, big gamen hunter, and fisherman. He enjoys spending time with his family, asn well as chasing the kids and roping them in for dinner time.
Lisa Vigil is another Taos native. She brings with her a BS inn Computer Information Systems from New Mexico Highlands Universityn in Las Vegas, NM. She utilizes those skills for both phonen support, as well as in person office support at TaosNet. Outsiden of work, she enjoys weekend camping, hiking, and fishing with hern kids in the mountains of Taos.