Uri Elzur is the CTO for the Data Center Network Solution Group (DNSG) of Intel’s Data Center Group. In this role, he is responsible for creating SDN/NFV technical strategy, open source top-to-bottom stack architectures (including MANO, OpenStack, ODL, vSwitch) and influence the server platforms.
Uri is a networking specialist with more than 25 years of industry experience and a proven track record of creating innovative product architectures, strategies and intellectual property in Networking, Security and related technologies.
Prior to joining Intel, Uri has held a position of a Sr. Director at Broadcom, managing an architecture team with responsibilities over the company’s NIC architecture and strategy. In that role Uri led multiple innovations in the areas of Virtualization, TCP offload, RDMA, iSER, iSCSI/FCoE and more.
Uri holds many patents, represented his employer in multiple standards organizations and industry consortiums including Open-O (as VC Architecture), OpenDayLight, ONF, OpenStack, IETF, IEEE, T.11, DMTF and RDMA Consortium and is the co-author of few RFCs.
Experience in public talking include multiple presentations at OpenStack, ODL summit, VMworld and more recently Intel Developer Forum, MEF and Layer123 SDN events.
Uri holds a BSc EE and MSc EE/CS degrees from the Technion in Haifa, Israel.