Bradley L. Tesh, CCAS MA ’84, a senior Smithsonian Institution network engineer from 1999 to 2010 who helped oversee the organization’s computer system affecting more than 7,000 users from New York to Panama, died June 15 at his home in Swansboro, N.C. He was 51.
Tesh joined the Smithsonian in 1986 as network manager of the National Museum of American History. His design for the Smithsonian’s first structured cabling plant became a model for the extension and growth of the institution’s computer network.Starting in 1999, as a senior network engineer in the Smithsonian’s Office of Information Technology, he helped oversee the strategic planning of all network projects within the institution.
Read the full tribute in the Washington Post.