Certifications: CompTIA A+, CompTIA Net+, CompTIA Security+
Kobus competed in the Illinois SkillsUSA CMT competition in 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. In 2009 he placed 1st in Illinois, and 3rd at Nationals. In 2010 he competed at the post-secondary level and took 1st place at the State and National competition. Kobus has been a judge for the Illinois competition since 2011.
Kobus works for a private IT Consulting Group, and has done so for the past 3 years. He has training in Cisco networking, including VoIP and network security. He has also taken training in network forensics and ethical hacking.