Ahmed Murad

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

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

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
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Andrew Aitken

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-

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

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

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.

Jasmin Ajanovic

Jasmin Ajanovic is Sr. Director of Solutions Architecture for Telco & Edge at Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies.

Jie Hu

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

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...

Kasim Oztoprak
Turk Telecom

Dr. Kasim Oztoprak is CEO Advisor in Türk Telekom on Cybersecurity and Emerging Technologies.

Kevin Ryan

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

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....

Mats Karlsson

Mats Karlsson leads the group within the Ericsson responsible for the network and implementation architecture for all Ericsson products.

Matt Beal

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

Morgan Dollard

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

Pere Monclus

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

Robert Pippert
Reliance Jio

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

Sandra Rivera

Sandra L. Rivera is Corporate Vice President and General Manager of the Network Platforms Group at Intel Corporation.

Sanq Li

Dr. Li currently serves as CTO of Products and Solutions at Huawei. Prior to this, Dr. Li served as CTO at Carrier Network Business Group, IT product line and Core Network product line as well as the president of Data Cent...

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

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

Shigeru Okuya

Shigeru Okuya is Senior Vice President of NEC Telecom Carrier Business Unit. Responsible for software and solution business including SDN/NFV and OSS/BSS for telecom industry in the global market. He has been with NEC for ...

Srinivasa Kalapala

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

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

Vincent Danno

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

Woojune Kim
Samsung Electronics

Woojune Kim is currently Senior Vice President, Head of Products and Business Strategy and Head of North America Sales, Networks Business Unit at Samsung Electronics.

Yukio Ito

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...