ONUG Spring 2023 Conference Keynote: The Evolving Role of Network and Security Engineers in Cloud Infrastructure

Spring 2023

Join Nick Lippis Co-Founder of ONUG and Alex Shulman-Peleg of E&Y as they explore the changing role of network and security engineers in they take responsibility for cloud infrastructure. As businesses optimize and operationalize their cloud spend, network and security teams are taking on new responsibilities and facing new challenges. In this keynote session, we’ll discuss the skills and tools that network and security engineers need to be successful in this new environment. We’ll explore topics such as network automation, DevSecOps, cloud security, and examine how network and security teams can work together to ensure that cloud infrastructure is secure, reliable, and efficient. Don’t miss this opportunity to gain valuable insights from two industry experts and learn how you can adapt as you and your teams build and run cloud infrastructure in addition to traditional services delivered.


Nick Lippis is an authority on corporate computer networking. He has designed some for the largest computer networks in the world. He has advised many Global 2000 firms on network strategy, architecture, equipment, services and implementation including Hughes Aerospace, Barclays Bank, Kaiser Permanente, Eastman Kodak Company, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Liberty Mutual, Schering-Plough, Sprint, WorldCom, Cisco Systems, Nortel Networks and a wide range of other equipment suppliers and service providers.

Mr. Lippis is uniquely positioned to comment, analyze and observe computer networking industry trends and developments.

As EY Americas Cloud Cybersecurity Leader, Alex focuses on engineering; architectural controls and processes; and security solutions for public cloud, and container platforms.

She holds a PhD, MSc and BSc in Computer Science from Tel Aviv University, has multiple patents and is cited in over 30 scientific publications.

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