Timothy L. Culver (Tim) is a lecturer at the Erik Jonsson School of Engineering & Computer Science at the University of Texas at Dallas where he teaches computer science courses related to networking. He is also a Director at AT&T in the Strategic Program Office. Tim pioneered the creation of a Software Defined Networking/ Network Functions Virtualization course at the University of Texas at Dallas. In addition, he created a SDN certification program for non-degree seeking professionals and also helped establish a SDN research lab at UTD. Tim has been at three startups and helped establish businesses in 14 countries. Tim is an honor graduate of Baylor University and has his MS in Engineering and MBA from SMU. He has conducted Ph.D. research in cloud computing at Walden University. He has multiple patents in the area of VoIP telephony, Internet conferencing and LDAP.
Tim has been married for 30 years with 3 wonderful children and lives on a ranch in Sunnyvale, Texas raising Black Angus cattle..