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Monday, November 9 • 11:05am - 12:05pm
Programmable Data Planes and the Role of IO Visor in NFV (Panel) -Moderator: Margaret Chiosi, AT&T; Panelists: Chris Price,Ericsson; Yunsong Lu, Huawei; Bob Monkman, ARM; Pere Monclus, PLUMgrid; and Keith Burns, Cisco

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The telecom industry is being transformed by NFV, enabling faster time to market and flexible services through virtualization, programmability, and automation. Underpinning NFV deployments, programmable data planes are paramount to achieving agile service provisioning, management, and scalability. As a new open source collaboration project under the Linux Foundation, IO Visor offers a Linux based, in-kernel programmable data plane that is independent of hardware systems and silicon. In this panel, join the discussion on programmable data planes and hear from some of the most forward-thinking technology leaders around the world.

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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 →


Burns, Keith

Technical Leader, Engineering, Cisco

YunSong Lu

Principal Architect and Director, Virtual Networking Group, Huawei
As the Principal Architect and Director of Virtual Networking Group, Yunsong and the team have designed and delivered crucial virtual networking technologies, including EVS(Elastic Virtual Switch) and S-DNA(Software-Defined Network Acceleration) framework, which have been the fundamental and differentiating building blocks of Huawei's Cloud, SDN, and NFV products and solutions.
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Pere Monclus

CTO and Co-Founder of PLUMgrid, PLUMgrid
Before co-founding PLUMgrid, Pere was a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems in the Research and Advanced Development team, where he led innovation in the areas of cloud, security and converged infrastructure. Prior to that, he was responsible for the architecture and technology of network services and their integration with switches and routers for datacenters. Pere also led Cisco’s Service Enabled Network initiative, which contributed some... Read More →
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Bob Monkman

Head of NFV Software, ARM, Inc.
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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 →

Monday November 9, 2015 11:05am - 12:05pm
Regency Ballroom B&C

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