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Individual Speaker Profile


Date Joined: July 15, 2015
Country: US
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
Affiliations
  • Big Switch Networks - From 2010-03-01 (Current)
Statement of Interest

Advance the OpenStack Networking state of the art

Areas Of Expertise
  • Networking
  • Entrepreneurship
  • NFV
  • OpenStack Neutron

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Bio

Kyle is the Founder of Big Switch Networks, the industry leader in SDN software for bare metal switching hardware.  He started the company in 2010, recruiting the initial team from Stanford.  He helped raise over $94M in venture capital since then, recruiting in the early management team and CEO.  He led the initial product design efforts, and then led sales and business development teams as the company signed the company's first million dollar customers and partners.  Kyle led the marketing team through the launch of the company's flagship product, Big Cloud Fabric.  He currently serves as a board member and founder-at-large, working on projects of strategic interest to the company with key customers and partners.  Prior to Big Switch, Kyle spent most of his career at Cisco in product management and strategy roles.  He holds six patents in SDN, wireless networking and security, a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton, an MS in Computer Science and an MBA from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.


Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:

Willing to present via video conference: Yes
Willing to travel to any country: Yes
Fluent in
  • English

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