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Tuesday, September 27 • 1:45pm - 2:40pm
ONF, OpenSourceSDN.org and OpenDaylight: Building Value Through Open Source Software - Dr. Bithika Khargharia, Extreme Networks

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The Open Networking Foundation's OpenSourceSDN.org aims to address the software needs of the networking industry through open source to further the open SDN movement and its mainstream adoption. With around 30 projects underway, many of these are making significant contributions to OpenDaylight and bridging the work of both organizations for the benefit of the whole. This panel of OpenSourceSDN.org project leaders and community members will discuss how projects like Atrium, Boulder, Englewood, and more are building significant value into OpenDaylight by meeting the open SDN software needs of the operator community. 


Dr. Bithika Khargharia

Dr. Bithika Khargharia is a principal solutions architect and intrapreneur at Extreme Networks as well as director of product and community management at the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). At Extreme Networks, she brings disruptive technologies to market and is spearheading the innovation charter via the US Ignite SDN Innovation Challenge. At ONF, Dr. Khargharia drives the open SDN movement based on real-world market needs through the... Read More →

Jayaprakash Kumar

Criterion Networks

Dave Lenrow

Chief Architect, Distinguished Engineer - Software Defined Networking, Huawei
David Lenrow is Chief Architect, Distinguished Engineer - Software Defined Networking at Huawei. He is the Chairman of the ONF's NorthBound Interface (NBI) working group, and active in Open DayLight, OPNFV, ONOS and OpenStack communities. He has hosted the industry's intent based networking summit event, spoken at OpenStack Summit, ODL summit, ONS, OPNFV Summit, and various industry and vendor events related to SDN, NFV and networking.
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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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Martin Skorupski

highstreet technologies
Martin is a System Architect at hightstreet technologies with advanced knowledge in telecommunication devices and its planning and management systems, as well as technical lead of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF) open source project for Wireless. He has more than 16 year experience in system design; proven ability to design and describe processes and interfaces between software entities for network planning, network operations and network... Read More →
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Gert Vanderstraeten

Network Architect, Microsoft
Gert is a Network Architect in Microsoft's IT organization. His main responsibility is development of strategy for improving the interaction between the network infrastructure and real-time services that are relying on it. He focuses on providing the right user-experience while increasing efficiency and agility by exploring technologies like SDN and NFV, keeping cloud and mobility as a strategic direction in mind. | Prior to Microsoft Gert... Read More →

Tuesday September 27, 2016 1:45pm - 2:40pm
Room 406

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