Technical Steering Committee
Dave Barach is a Cisco Fellow specializing in high-speed packet processing on commodity hardware. Dave has worked on the fd.io vpp stack for more than a dozen years (and counting). Dave started programming in 1968, and has written all sorts of high performance software as well as highly scalable performance analysis tooling.
Distinguished Consulting Engineer - CTAO, Cisco Systems
Ed Warnicke is a Distinguished Consulting Engineer in the Chief Technology and Architecture Office (CTAO) office at Cisco Systems. He has been working for over a decade in many areas of networking and Open Source. He has been a member of the OpenDaylight TSC since its inception and currently serves as a committer elected member of the OpenDaylight TSC. He is a founding TSC member at ONAP. Ed has a masters in Physics (String Theory) from Rutgers University.
Director of Open Source and Ecosystem, Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
George has 25 years of working experience in networking, software architecture and has been an open source evangelist for the past 4 years. He currently is director of open source and ecosystem at Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. George received a bachelor in E.E. from McGill University and master’s on computer engineering from the University of Toronto.
Distinguished Engineer - Ericsson
Joel Halpern is a Distinguished Engineer with Ericsson. He has been involved with Router implementation, architecture, and design since the late 1980s. He has been an active member of the IETF, and has written or coauthored RFCs across a range of topics. He has significant experience with many different protocols for forwarding plane control dating back to the mid 1990s.
Platform Solutions Architect, Intel Corporation
Ray Kinsella is a Software Architect at Intel, where he has been working on the software defined data plane projects for more than 10 years. He has been interested in and working on open source technologies in various roles for more than twenty years. He has been recently most active in the FD.io community, but is a pretty constant lurker in many others. Ray holds a M.Sc. in Advanced Software Engineering from University College Dublin.