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Ram (Ramki) Krishnan

Lead Technologist
Santa Clara, CA
I have a deep understanding of various technologies and strong business acumen to lead and transform innovation into customer-winning products. My expertise includes a wide range of technologies and markets - SDN, Virtualization etc. I drove an extremely successful differentiated SDN product initiative for Brocade, winning the ONS 2014 SDN Idol award. I am a recognized innovator with 19 US patents, 8 IEEE conference papers with a best paper award. I am a speaker in key conferences such as ONS, OpenStack, OpenDaylight etc. I am a leader and active participant in open source and open research/standard organizations – ONAP, Kubernetes, OpenStack, OSM, OPNFV, IETF/IRTF, ETSI NFV, 3GPP.

Currently, at VMware, I am responsible for Distributed Cloud open source technology vision, strategy and architecture notably ONAP and Cloud Native (Kubernetes etc.). My VMware speaking experience includes presentations/panels in Kubecon and ONAP conferences. My past speaking experience includes presentations and panels in ONS, OpenStack, OpenDaylight, Big Communications Event (BCE), Telecommunications Industry Association (TIA) etc. which are described in the "Presentation and Panels" section in https://sites.google.com/site/ramkri123/home.