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Alla Goldner

Director, Technology, Strategy & Standardization
Recognized by Light Reading as one of the industry’s best Female Tech Pioneers (2018), and with multiple patents to her name, Alla Goldner is the Chair of Linux Foundation's ONAP Use-Case Subcommittee, as well as of its ONAP Technical Steering Committee (TSC). She also leads all ONAP activities and internal decision-making at Amdocs where her responsibilities include defining and implementing Amdocs’ ONAP strategy, working directly with ONAP members from service providers, vendors and partners, and leading Amdocs’ internal Technical Steering Committee. Her current focus is NFV and SDN network evolution, and in particular, the standardization and open-source domains.
With over 20 years of experience in developing technology strategy and system architecture at global companies including Alcatel, Motorola, and Intel, Alla also has extensive experience in leading standardization efforts in 3GPP, IETF, ETSI NFV, BBF, ETSI and MEC – examples of standards she has created include TDF (Traffic Detection Function) into 3GPP Packet Core Architecture, Network Congestion handling into 3GPP architecture, and also traffic-steering architecture.

A key member of the group-defined service-functional chaining in IETF, she is also a leading contributor of multiple work items in the areas of 5G, Policy Control and Charging, NFV, SDN, control-user plane split and congestion management. She has also served on the program committees of several conferences including IEEE ICC and IEEE CSCN.

Alla holds an MSc in Technology Management from NYU and a BSc in Mathematics and Computer Science from Tel Aviv University.