Gary Springer is a distinguished engineer in Cisco's Access and Transport Technology Group in Atlanta, Ga. He is a control system architect specializing in video system control and one of the lead architects of the Cisco Switched Digital Video (SDV) solution. His team developed the SDV Server. Springer joined Cisco with the acquisition of Scientific-Atlanta, where he had worked since 1984. Springer holds a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from North Carolina State University.