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Individual Speaker Profile

Ramki Krishnan Back to Speakers Bureau

Date Joined: July 04, 2015
Country: United States
Home Town: Santa Clara
Zip Code: 95014
Registered for Upcoming Summit: No
  • Dell Inc. - From 2015-03-23 (Current)
Statement of Interest

contribute in the areas of energy efficiency, scheduling, networking etc.

Areas Of Expertise
  • Networking
  • Compute
  • System Management


Current position: CTO Network Functions Virtualization (NFV), Dell Inc.

Ramki has over 20 years of proven industry experience in the areas of Networking, High Performance Switching and System Management. He has over 10 years of experience in Standards Development and Leadership, Research Leadership and Managerial role. He has previous startup experience.  

He combines deep technology understanding with strategic thinking to bring customer-winning products and solutions to reality with a direct impact on revenue generation. His expertise includes a wide range of technologies and market trends, including: Networking Protocols (BGP etc.), SDN, NFV, SDS, SDI, Cloud, Security, Open source (OpenStack, OpenDaylight, OSM, and OPNFV etc.), Intel Processors, Servers, Storage, Agile and DevOps, REST, YAML, IPMI, Redfish etc.

He is a recognized innovator with 19 US patents and 8 IEEE conference papers including a best paper award. He is a thought leadership speaker in key conferences such as ONS, OpenStack, OpenDaylight, NFV World Congress etc. He is a leader and active participant in several research and standards organizations such as IRTF, IETF and ETSI NFV etc. 

Presentations from previous OpenStack Summits:
Additional presentations:

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

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