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Monday, March 14 • 9:30am - 5:30pm
ONF Market Opps Tutorial - Software First! (additional registration fee)

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The annual SDN Market Opportunities tutorial examines the rapidly evolving SDN landscape to augment your investment decisions, whether you are an End-User/Operator, OEM, Software firm, or VC. For the full agenda and speaker list, please visit: http://events.linuxfoundation.org/events/open-networking-summit/program/tutorials.

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Roy Chua

Partner, Wiretap Vetures
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Marc Cohn

Marc Cohn is the Senior Vice President of Marketing for ClearPath Networks based in San Jose, and responsible for ClearPath’s marketing, branding, and strategic messaging. ClearPath isleveraging NFV/SDN to enable operators to deliver customized and cost-effective managed services for SMBs, consumers, and distributed enterprises. | | Marc has been a major contributor to the Software Defined Networking (SDN) community, as a senior... Read More →
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Neela Jacques

Executive Director, OpenDaylight Project
A 20-year veteran of the tech industry, Neela Jacques brings a wealth of business, product and open source experience to the role of Executive Director for OpenDaylight. He has taken OpenDaylight from a nascent project whose future was doubted by many to a vibrant, growing open source community that is quickly becoming the de facto standard industry platform. He helped grow VMware’s Virtualization and Cloud business launching multiple... Read More →

Tetsuya Nakamura

Principal Systems Architect, CableLabs
Tetsuya Nakamura serves as Principal Architect, Strategy and Innovation Group at CableLabs. Tetsuya is leading CableLabs’ open source research efforts on NFV and SDN, and the Board member of OPNFV. Before joining CableLabs, Tetsuya worked at NTT for about 17 years. While at NTT DOCOMO, Tetsuya was in charge of NFV investigation for mobile networks, and actively involved in the ETSI NFV ISG as ISG Vice Chair, Vice Chair of Technical Steering... Read More →
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Dan Pitt

Open Networking Foundation
Dan Pitt has served as executive director of the Open Networking Foundation since its public launch in March, 2011. In this role he leads a team of several dozen employees and partners and nearly 2000 member volunteers focused on accelerating the adoption of open SDN. He spent 20 years in technical, managerial, and executive roles at IBM Raleigh and Zurich, HP Labs Palo Alto, Bay Networks, and Nortel Networks; served a five-year term as dean of... Read More →
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Christopher Price

Manager, OpenSource, Ericsson
Chris leads open source industry collaboration for Ericsson in the areas of NFV, Cloud & SDN from the CTO’s office in Sweden and is an active member of the technical steering comitee’s of the OpenDaylight and OPNFV Projects.
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Karthik Sethuraman

Software Architect, Optical IP Dev., NEC
Karthik Sethuraman is Software Architect for Optical-IP Development at NEC Corporation of America and Vice-chair of the ONF Open Transport WG. He has extensive experience in architecting, designing and hands-on coding of management and control software for TDM, WDM and packet transport networks. Karthik has been active in Transport SDN since its early days and is leading the T-SDN concept and business development at NEC as well as standardization... Read More →
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Anees Shaikh

Network Architect, Google
I am with the Network Architecture team at Google where I work on operational aspects related to SDN, cloud networking, network visibility, and configuration and management in Google’s production networks. Prior to joining Google, I was the Chief SDN Architect in IBM System Networking I was responsible for IBM's SDN product architecture and technical strategy, including leading open source networking engagements. | | I currently... Read More →
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Shahar Steiff

AVP - New Technology, PCCW Global
Shahar has joined PCCW Global in 2001 and has served in various sales, pre-sales product development and management roles. In his current assignment Shahar explores the applicability of new technologies to PCCW Global’s current and future product portfolio. Shahar represents PCCW Global in numerous Standard bodies such as MEF, ONF, OVCC and others with focus on inter-carrier operation standardization. Shahar has been involved... Read More →
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Steven Wright

Dr Wright (AT&T) chairs ETSI’s ISG on NFV and was a contributor to influential operator white papers on NFV. Spanning 30+ years in the communications industry, and 4 different countries, his career has involved a number of roles including research, development, program management, product management and university faculty; and resulted in 40+ patents and a number of diverse publications. He is a frequent keynote speaker and founded the IEEE... Read More →
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Rami Yaron

MEF, Co-Chair, Global Marketing Committee
Rami has over 20 years of diverse experience in the telecommunications industry. Currently he Co-Chairs the MEF Global Marketing Committee, Chairs the Mobile Backhaul Focus Group, and is an inaugural member of the Marketing Leadership Council. In his current role at Telco Systems, a leading provider of innovative, multi-service edge solutions, Rami oversees technology, strategy, and business development for the Carrier Ethernet, IP/MPLS, SDN... Read More →

Monday March 14, 2016 9:30am - 5:30pm
San Tomas Hyatt

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