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Tuesday, March 15 • 5:25pm - 5:45pm
How OPNFV is Accelerating Open Source NFV For and With End Users - Heather Kirksey, OPNFV

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Open Platform for NFV, a carrier-grade, integrated, open source platform to accelerate the introduction of new NFV products and services, is uniquely positioned to bring together the work of standards bodies, open source communities and commercial suppliers to deliver a de facto standard open source NFV platform for the industry. Uniquely, OPNFV has had several leading global network operators, such as AT&T, Orange, and Docomo involved from the beginning to ensure it was positioned to meet their most pressing demands for NFV. What's more, these operators and others are now actively participating in the technical community and even leading several OPNFV projects through the recent Brahmaputra release and beyond. Join OPNFV Director, Heather Kirksey, to learn about the unique benefits and challenges of creating an open source platform with end users.

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Heather Kirksey

Executive Director, OPNFV
As Director of the OPNFV Project, Heather Kirksey oversees and provides guidance for all aspects of the project, from technology to community and marketing and reports to the OPNFV board of directors. Previously, she led strategic technology alliances for MongoDB and held various leadership positions in the telecom industry including Alcatel-Lucent, Broadband Forum, BroadbandHome, Small Cell Forum, UPnP Forum, Home Gateway Initiative, and other... Read More →


Tuesday March 15, 2016 5:25pm - 5:45pm
Room 209/210 Santa Clara Convention Center