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Individual Speaker Profile

Date Joined: July 10, 2017
Country: Canada
Home Town: Ottawa
Zip Code: k2w1g2
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Nokia - Nuage Networks - From 2012-08-20 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Would like to gain a high level of expertise in deploying and managing OpenStack based clouds

Areas Of Expertise
  • SDN
  • Cloud
  • OpenStack
  • Containers


Sherif Awad is a Senior Network/Cloud Computing Architect in the IP and Optical Networking division at Nokia. Sherif Awad is has over 19 years’ experience in IP/MPLS SW development, architecture, design, training and consulting. In the past few years he has focused on the SDN/Cloud and SD-WAN technology areas and played a leading role in key Nokia Nuage VSC/VNS customer trials and production deployments in both the service provider and enterprise space. He holds a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science Honors CO-OP) degree from the University of Ottawa in Canada and the Nokia SRA (#192), Nuage DC, Nuage VNS, MEF SDN/NFV & Openstack COA professional certifications.

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:

Willing to present via video conference: No
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English
  • French
  • Arabic

Contact Sherif