Speaker Details

Franck Baudin
Technical Sr Principal Product Manager - OpenStack NFV - Red Hat

Franck Baudin is in responsible for the NFV technical strategy of  within Red Hat’s OpenStack product management team. He  currently focuses on providing high performance network connectivity to VNFs: SR-IOV, OVS-DPDK, VPP, SmartNICs.


In his previous role within the Qosmos CTO team, Franck was responsible for technical Proof of Concepts (PoCs) and prototyping of emerging products, such as Service Function Chaining PoC in Telekom Malaysia lab and Qosmos L7 classification plugin. He also designed and led the implementation of DPI integration within DPDK based VNFs.


Previously, Franck was managing the engineering team at 6WIND, where he defined the outsourcing strategy and resource allocation between France and China. On the technical side, his responsibilities included the development of strategic projects in the areas of SDN, Open vSwitch, and Intel DPDK. Included in his responsibilities, he was also driving development of the 6WINDGate packet processing software, focusing on performance improvements and support for different types of CPU architectures: x86, Cavium, Broadcom, and Freescale. He also led the porting of 6WIND portfolio from FreeBSD to Linux.


Franck started his career as a Software Development Engineer at Thales Aerospace, working on projects such as the Dassault Rafale aircraft radar software. He holds a Master's degree in Engineering from French engineering school ENSEA.