Ahmed Murad
Lenovo

Ahmed Murad is Director, Networking and Telco, at Lenovo. Ahmed currently leads Lenovo’s Data Center Networking and CSP/NFV solutions roadmap and Go to Market initiatives and strategies.

Alan Clark
SUSE

Alan Clark is an experienced industry and corporate leader who specializes in engineering external research and development. He currently contributes to open source as a member of the Linux Foundation Board of Directors, B...

Amol Phadke
Accenture

Amol Phadke is a senior telecommunications executive providing technology and business leadership
in all areas of networked IT, Internet and Telecoms industry specialising in strategy definition, driving
large ...

Andrew Aitken
Wipro

Andrew Aitken is the GM & Global Open Source Practice leader for Wipro. In this capacity he, and his
team, are responsible for crafting and executing Wipro’s open source consulting, community, go-to-
mark...

Cecilia Corbi
Telecom Italia

Cecilia Corbi is Senior Project Manager in TIM (Technology Architectures & Innovation | Standards, Technology Communication & IPR department), responsible to coordinate TIM delegation in various SDOs and fora and t...

Chris Rice
AT&T

Chris Rice is Senior Vice President of AT&T Labs. He is responsible for delivering the architecture and design of Domain 2.0, the software-centric AT&T network.

Chris Wright
Red Hat

Chris Wright is Vice President and Chief Technology Officer at Red Hat.

Dave Ward
Cisco Systems

Dave Ward is Chief Architect at Cisco Systems, responsible for architectural governance, defining strategy, development of new technology, and leading use-inspired research.

Eyal Felstaine
Amdocs

As CTO, Eyal Felstaine is responsible for planning and developing Amdocs’ technology vision, as well as the architecture and roadmap of the entire product portfolio.

Ignacio Más
Ericsson

Dr. Ignacio Más is Ericssons Senior Expert in OSS and heads the Technology Strategy function of the management, orchestration, analytics and assurance portfolio.

Jason Hunt (TAC Board Rep)
IBM

Jason is a software architect at IBM, focused on distributed architectures across the convergence of enterprise applications and network services, with a particular fascination on designing highly available, reliable, and ...

Jie Hu
ZTE

Jie Hu is Chief Engineer of Emerging Technology in Standard Strategy Team. He is responsible for planning and managing on open source contributions of ZTE System Product.

Jonne Soininen
Nokia

Jonne Soininen is Head of Software Industry Initiatives at Nokia. He is based in Helsinki, Finland.

Junlan Feng
China Mobile

Dr. Junlan Feng, Chief Scientist at China Mobile,General Manager of AI and Intelligent Operation R&D Center. Dr. Feng has led R&D of China Mobile on artificial intelligence and big data since September 2013. S...

Kevin Ryan
Arm

An industry veteran with broad leadership background across all Go-To-Market functions, I started as a product manager, driving advanced product development and launches at Silicon Graphics.

Manish Mangal
Tech Mahindra

Manish Mangal is the Chief Technology Officer of Network Services at Tech Mahindra. He is responsible for driving strategy, creating portfolio of solutions and developing strategic alliances for the Network Services busine...

Marisa Viveros
IBM

Marisa S. Viveros is IBM Vice President, Strategy and Solutions for the Telecommunications, Media, and Entertainment Industry, responsible for devising the role of cognitive computing and cloud platforms for this industry....

Matt Beal
Vodafone

Matt Beal currently serves as Director, Technology Strategy and Architecture for
Vodafone Group.

Morgan Dollard
Juniper

Morgan Dollard is the Vice President & General Manager of Contrail at Juniper Networks, where he’s responsible for Juniper Software and Cloud Networking products.

Muhammed Ozhan
Türk Telekom

Muhammed Özhan is Strategy, Planning and Business Development Director at Türk Telekom.

Pere Monclus
VMware

As VP and CTO in the Networking and Security Business Unit at VMware, Pere Monclus is defining strategy and leading a networking innovation team.

Rajesh Gadiyar
Intel

Rajesh Gadiyar is the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for the Network Platforms Group and leads the Architecture & Systems Engineering organization at Intel. He is focused on delivering a scalable and efficient architec...

Robert Pippert
Reliance Jio

Robert Pippert is VP of Technology Development for wireless and common platforms at Reliance Jio.

Sebastian Zechlin
Deutsche Telekom

Sebastian Zechlin is Head of OSS Architecture & Innovation at Deutsche Telekom. He is based in Bonn, Germany.

After graduating in Computer Science from the Technical University of Braunschweig, Sebastian has wor...

Shahid Khan
Qualcomm

Shahid Khan is Senior Engineering Manager at Qualcomm Corporate R&D.

Sohyong Chong
Samsung Electronics

Sohyong Chong is VP of Engineering at Network Business Unit of Samsung Electronics in Korea.

Srinivasa Kalapala
Verizon

Srinivasa (Srini) Kalapala is the Vice President of Technology and Supplier Strategy at Verizon.

Sun Qiong
China Telecom

Sun Qiong has been engaged in IP network technology research, IP network planning and network-related product development of China Telecom for 10 years.

Tamer Shenouda
Bell

Tamer Shenouda is Director of Network Transformation at Bell. He leads Bell’s Network 3.0 initiative in the Network organization.

Vincent Danno
Orange

Vincent Danno is Director of Standards at Orange. His responsibilities include all wireline networks and home networks, as well as the IoT platform.

Xudong Ren
Huawei

Bill Ren is the open source liaison officer, ICT Infrastructure Open Source GM Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

Xudong Ren

Mr. Ren Xudong(Bill Ren)serves as the General Manager of  ICT Infrastructure Open Source Business at Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd, and as the chief liaison officer of Huawei. In this role,he is fully responsible for responsible for the implementation of open source solutions for operators/enterprises in the network automation industry, using open source means to build industrial ecology, expand industrial space, build a healthy and harmonious industrial environment, and support the success of the company’s business.

Bill Ren holds a Bachelor Degree from Shanghai Jiaotong University. Since Joining Huawei in 1998,Bill served as an Intelligent Network Research and Development Engineer, Product Manager and Architect of India Branch, General Manager of Business OSS, Vice President of Network OSS, Vice President of Network OSS Strategy and MKT, Vice President of Solution MKTG, etc. We have accumulated rich experience in R&D, marketing and product management.

Huawei
Yukio Ito
NEC

Yukio Ito is Executive Vice President at NEC.

After the reorganization of NTT in 1999, Yukio designed the architecture of the Transport Network of NTT Communications and introduced new technology in the Transport Ne...