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Wednesday, May 20 • 11:50am - 12:30pm

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A panel of diverse industry players discussing OPNFV moderated by Toby Ford.


Some example questions.. 

What is OPNFV again? How far along is it.

What are the highest priority challenges and gaps OPNFV is focusing on ?

What is OpenStack’s role in OPNFV? What other projects are involved and how do the interact with OPNFV?


What the entities involved in OPNFV are learning about creating an Open Framework for solving Teclo needs?

What drove using the Linux Foundation Collaborative project structure vs.. creating a unique foundation?

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Margaret Chiosi

Distinguished Network Architect, AT&T
Margaret Chiosi, Distinguished Network Architect AT&T Labs, has been involved in data networking for 30+ years. Margaret is currently focused on implementing the virtualization platform for network functions as well as SDN in the L1-L3 and mobility space (D2.0 Architecture). She has led organizations of 150+ responsible from concept through development and deployment of emerging network technologies for new global data services, development... Read More →

Chris Donley

Director – Virtualization and Network Evolution, CableLabs
Chris Donley serves as Director, Virtualization and Network Evolution at CableLabs. Mr. Donley is leading CableLabs’ research efforts on Software Defined Networking (SDN), Network function Virtualization (NfV), Metro Ethernet, IPv6, and Home Networking.  He has been with CableLabs for eight years. He also serves on the OPNFV Board of Directors and the Open Daylight Advisory Group.  Mr. Donley received a Bachelor's degree in... Read More →
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Toby Ford

AVP, Cloud Technology, Strategy, and Planning AT&T, AT&T
As the AVP of Cloud Infrastructure and Platform Architecture & Strategy for AT&T, Toby Ford leads technology efforts around AT&T's cloud offerings both internally and externally focused. Currently, Mr. Ford is responsible for shepherding SDN and NFV projects on to AT&T's Integrated Cloud (AIC) platform. Previously, Toby served as CTO for USi, which was acquired by AT&T in 2006. Mr. Ford has held positions at Cornell University, ARINC... Read More →
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Chris Price

contributor, Ericsson
Chris leads open source industry collaboration for Ericsson in the areas of NFV, Cloud & SDN from the CTO’s office in Sweden, is an active member of the Technical Steering Committee (TSC) for OpenDaylight and is the TSC Chair for OPNFV. Chris’ experiences include leading Ericssons' IP&Broadband network architecture and standardization teams with a rich history in development of systems and technology in the areas of network management, policy... Read More →
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John Zannos

VP Cloud Platform Business, Canonical
John Zannos is Vice President of Cloud Platform business at Canonical. He is responsible for execution of the Ubuntu Cloud business, ecosystem, partnerships, alliances and strategy.  During his career John has lead business and technology efforts around cloud computing, telecom, utility computing, hosting, application management, security, and content distribution networks.  Prior to working at Canonical, he held technology leadership... Read More →

Wednesday May 20, 2015 11:50am - 12:30pm
Room 110

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