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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... Read More →


Burns, Keith

Technical Leader, Engineering, Cisco

YunSong Lu

Chief Architect, Networking & Virtualization, 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... Read More →
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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... Read More →
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Bob Monkman

Director Networking Software Ecosystem, Arm
Bob Monkman is part of the Infrastructure Business Line at Arm, based in San Jose, CA and focused on networking software strategy and ecosystem programs. Bob oversees Arm’s participation in the Linux Foundation Networking projects, ensuring multi-architecture support with the Arm... Read More →
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Chris Price

Director, Ericsson
Christopher Price heads the network architecture and standardization team for Ericsson's IP and Broadband division where he focuses on the development of technology and innovation. Across his career he has worked as an integrator, verification engineer, developer and technical leader... Read More →

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

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