A SDN Product Strategist at Verizon, working on developing virtualized networking products and services. Involved in the OpenStack community since 2010. Helped architect some of the earliest large deployments, writing the documentation and designing the architectures as she went. Co-author of the OpenStack Architecture Design Guide. Active in the OpenStack Community as a member of the Edge Computing Work Group, developing the requirements for building tools to support Edge for several projects (StarlingX, Ironic.
Most recently she has been working on Edge computing and Telco Infrastructure architectures that support VNF and CNF type workloads. Architected several SDN products for Verizon, including Virtual Network Services, which is 100% based on OpenStack Infrastructure. On the Open Source community side, she is on Governance and Technical Leadership committees in the role of Lead Technical Editor for LFN and GSMA sponsored CNTT project.