Brian Martin is a senior electronics engineer with over 30 years of experience working at CERN. He has worked on real time data acquisition systems for many experimental collaborations including the Nobel prize winning UA1 experiment. His field of expertise is in high speed busses and interconnects. He has published many technical papers both for CERN and for the several EU funded R&D projects that he has been involved in. He is currently leading the team working on designing commissioning and monitoring the data networks for the ATLAS experiment being prepared to run at the CERN Large Hadron Collider.