Vivek Kinra

Jordan Villarreal

Mitchell Auster

Mitch Auster is Director, Systems Integration Product Management responsible for services that enable network operators to take advantage of state-of-the-art technologies, multi-vendor solutions and flexible business models for providing next gen metro and edge services. Prior recent activities have included developing solutions and sharing business and technical insights on virtualizing network functions and automating packet-optical networks and operations processes for delivering network services such as SD-WAN, MPLS, data center interconnect and cloud connect. Mitch Auster has been in the telecommunications industry for over 35 years,…

Jordan Hunter

Siji Atekoja

Mark Casey

As CEO of Apcela, a four-time Deloitte Tech Fast 500 company, Mark leads the team in revolutionizing high performance networking and security for enterprises on a digital transformation journey to cloud. Apcela’s software-defined, cloud-optimized Arcus Platform™, is a low latency global prem-to-cloud and cloud-to-cloud network, seamlessly distributing security infrastructure closer to users and applications, paving the way to zero trust adoption. Prior to Apcela, Mark held senior roles in sales, marketing, and finance at AT&T, Verizon, and CSX.

Houman Modarres

Houman leads the Enterprise marketing efforts of Nokia’s rapidly growing IP & Optical networks division. He is continually inspired by the way forward-looking user communities (like ONUG) push the envelope on the ways networking technology can improve business outcomes and positively impact our society. Houman previously led various marketing & product management functions at CommScope, Nuage Networks, Alcatel-Lucent, Hammerhead Systems, and 3Com/US Robotics.

Jonell Taylor

Jonell Taylor leads the adoption of Azure Kubernetes Services as a member of the Enterprise Cloud Computing Team at Fidelity Investments. Prior to Fidelity, Jonell managed a multitude of projects using open source software at MetLife and assisted with the transformation of the organization as a member of the first team to implement Platform As A Service, Containers As A Service, Big Data As A Service, Kubernetes, and Docker into the MetLife enterprise.  Prior to MetLife, Jonell worked as a System Administrator at South Atlantic…

Joe Richardson

25 years of Information Technology experience – 21 years in Information Security System Administration (SunOS, Solaris) 7 years of Professional Services security experience with Juniper Networks 6 years as Account Manager – Juniper Networks / Palo Alto Networks Comcast, Product Manager Nov 2019 CISSP, CISA, CCNP, numerous security training

Perry Menezes