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Don Duet

CEO and Co-Founder, Concourse Labs

NIck Lippis

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, ONUG

Ernest Lefner

Co-Founder and Co-Chairman, ONUG

Suzan Mahboob

Lead Programs Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment

Ben Cooper

Senior Director, Corporate Innovation, Flex

Mark Tierney

Co-Founder, Tech Fugitives

Preetha Vijayakumar

VP Enterprise Network & Communications Services, FedEx

Johna Till Johnson

CEO and Founder, Nemertes Research

Greg Ferro

Co-Founder, Packet Pushers Interactive LLC

Sigal Zarmi

International CIO, Morgan Stanley

Michael Parks

VP, Distributed Infrastructure Services, USAA

Mick Currey

Enterprise Cloud Architect, Fidelity Investments

Brian Silverman

Network & Cloud Architect, McKesson

Amir Khan

President, CEO and Founder, Alkira

Linda Tai

Senior Vice President - Chief Architect, Fannie Mae

Tsvi Gal

Head of Enterprise Technology Services (Infrastructure), Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Dr. Douglas Comer

Distinguished Professor, Purdue University

Daniel Conroy

Chief Technology Officer, Digital

Ann Johnson

Corporate Vice President, Cybersecurity Solutions Group, Microsoft

Theo Forbath

Managing Director, Accenture

Keith Shinn

SVP, Head of Infrastructure, Caliber Home Loans, Inc.

Phil Venables

VP, Chief Information Security Officer, Google Cloud

Jennifer Burns

Lead Cybersecurity Engineer, MITRE

Zhen Fan

Director IT, FedEx

Leslie Rosenberg

Research VP, Network Life Cycle and Infrastructure Services, IDC

Shane Jenkins

Senior Director Network Engineering, First Republic Bank

Guru Chahal

Partner, Lightspeed Venture Partners

Preeti Krishna

Principal Product Manager, Cloud Security, Microsoft

Jerome Bell

VP & CISO, IBM Public Cloud

Paul Silverstein

Managing Director, Cowen & Company

David Mann

Director Global Network Services, CSL Behring

Ethan Mason

Global Head of Core and Data Center Network Architecture and Engineering, Bank of America

Michee Smith

Product Manager, Google

Subu Subrahmanyan

Principal - AO Asset Management

Anatoliy Panasyuk

Partner Architect in Cloud+AI Security team, Microsoft

John Willis

Senior Director of the Global Transformation Office, Red Hat

Peter Campbell

Global Security Engineering Leader, Cigna

Janet Van

Product Manager, IBM

Steve Mullaney

CEO, Aviatrix

Michael Haugh

VP of Product Marketing, Gluware

Steve Wood

Principal Engineer, Wide Area Network Architecture & Software-Defined WAN, Cisco

Mike Blunt

Architect, Practice Lead, NetCraftsmen

Thomas Behnke

Chief Enterprise Architect, Kellogg

Carlos Matos

Board Member, ONUG

Tim Van Herck

Director, Technical Product Management, VMware

Bob Friday

VP / CTO, Mist a Juniper Company

Mark Eisenberg

Developer Support Account Manager, Microsoft

Anaf Durrani

VP of Engineering, Grainger

Don Luchini

Staff Engineer, SimpliSafe

Michael D’Aniello

Senior Infrastructure Platform Architect VMware, Carbon Black

Cody Rae Lazri

DevOps Engineer, Harvard University

Tiffany Jachja

Technical Evangelist, Harness

Matt Hoag

CTO, Koch Business Solutions (a unit of Koch Industries)

Michael Thomas Clark

Technology Industry & IT Consulting Executive, Renaissance Tech & Media

Rod Hall

Managing Director, Goldman Sachs

Alex Brown

Partner, Epilogue Ventures

Jeff Mogul

Principal Software Engineer, Google

Anh Thu Vo

Staff Engineer II/Network Architect VMWare Cloud Foundation, VMware

Larry Peterson

CTO, Open Networking Foundation

Thomas Vachuska

ONOS Chief Architect, Open Networking Foundation

Ranveer Chandra

Managing Director, Research for Industry, Head of Networking Research, MSR, Microsoft Corporation

Behnaz Arzani

Senior Researcher, Microsoft Resarch

Bill Schmarzo

Data Science and Data Monetization Strategic Advisor

Christopher Liljenstolpe

Chief Architect, Cloud, Cisco

Truman Boyes

SVP Infrastructure, MLB

Yishay Yovel

Chief Marketing Officer, Cato Networks

Geng Lin

EVP and Chief Technology Officer, F5

Aakash Shah

CTO, Oak9

Brian Deitch

Solutions Architect, Zscaler

Rich Martin

Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer, Itential

Mike Elrom

Senior Solution Architect, Itential

Fabrizio Maccioni

Director of Technical Marketing, Forward Networks

Manan Shah

VP of Product Management, Alkira

Anvitha Jain

Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco

Shreyas Srish

Business Analyst, Cisco

Mandeep Dhami

Director, Software Development, Cisco

Hardik Modi

AVP, Threat and Mitigation Products, NETSCOUT

Raj Gulani

Senior Director, Product Management for Cisco SD-WAN and Cloud Networking, Cisco

Nikhil Kelshikar

Director, Product Management, Google Enterprise

Ali Iloglu

Managing Director, Head of Global Networks, UBS

Shafeeq Shaikh

Head of Global Network Architecture, Engineering & Automation, Johnson & Johnson Healthcare

Smriti Talwar

Architect, Engineer, Leader, Master Inventor, IBM

Bruce Pinsky

Distinguished Engineer – Product Infrastructure, Intuit

Nuno Ferreira

VP of Technology, Volterra

Scott Stevens

Field CTO & VP, Global Systems Engineering, Pensando Systems

Edward Arcuri

DevOps Architect, Pensando Systems

Jason Gmitter

Principal Systems Engineer, Pensando Systems

Danielle Kramer

Head of Sales, Alkira

Jay Chaudhry

CEO, Chairman & Founder, Zscaler

Derick Winkworth

Technical Solutions Architect, Forward Networks

Bill Lapp

Customer Success, Global Leader, Zscaler

David Klebanov

Head of Product Marketing, Alkira

Takefumi Murakami

Director of Advanced Technology Strategy, Net One Systems Co., Ltd

Mark Inoue

Architect of Cloud Native Technology, Net One Systems USA Inc.

Shangxin Du

Technical Marketing Engineer, Cisco

Chris Villemez

Sr. Technical Marketing Engineer, NetBrain

Ray Krug

Director, Product Marketing, NETSCOUT

Dave Hegenbarth

VP Systems Engineering,

Toby Makepeace

Systems Engineer, Pensando Systems

Keith Burns

Technical Marketing, PacketFabric

Jaspreet Bhatia

Sr. Technical Product Manager, VMwarer,

Eyal Webber-Zvik

VP, Product Marketing, Cato Networks

Dale Smith

Founder & EVP, Revenue Technology & Operations, Inc.

Sreekanth Kannan

VP, Product Management and Marketing, Arrcus Inc

Sri Paladugu

Product Manager, Arrcus, Inc.

Murali Gandluru

Vice President of Product Management and Marketing, Arrcus, Inc.

Adithya Mopuri

Product Management, Arrcus, Inc.

Scott Miserendino, Ph.D.

V.P. of Engineering, BluVector

Brandon Carroll

Technical Evangelist, Riverbed

Jamie Fox

Sr. Manager Implementation Technology, Tekion

Gregory Simpson

Former CTO and AI Leader, Synchrony Financial

Chris Wade

CTO, Itential

Guruprasad Ramamoorthy

VP, Global Head of Network Architecture, Engineering & Operations, S&P Global

Rick Larkin

Manager, North American Sales Engineering, NetBrain Technologies

Forrest Bennett

Information Security Advisor, FedEx

Ken Arora

Senior Architect, Office of the CTO, Security Products, F5

Etay Maor

Senior Director Security Strategy, Cato Networks

Mark Fishburn

Founder, President, MarketWord Inc

John Gonsalves

Principal Field Evangelist, Aviatrix

Hammad Alam

Principal Solutions Architect, Aviatrix

Ravi Rao


Jim Briody

Solution Architect, BlueCat

Salil Ahuja

Program Director, Product Management Watson AIOps , IBM Cloud Integration, IBM

Cesar Vallejos

Director, Global Network Services, EY

Jeff Gray

CEO, Gluware, Inc

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