The OpenDaylight Advisory Group has been established to assist and support OpenDaylight in its objectives by providing technical and strategic guidance to the OpenDaylight Technical Steering Committee and OpenDaylight developer community based on challenges of running a real-world network. For more information, please see the Advisory Group page on the wiki.

 

Beau Williamson

Beau Williamson is 10+ year Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert and an award winning IP network engineer who has over 10 years of experience in IP networking and over 20 years of general networking experience.

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Brian Freeman

Brian Freeman, an AT&T Fellow, is a software architect/systems engineer with over 25 years’ experience in emerging service technologies and large system design and delivery.

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Chris Luke

Chairperson

Chris is a technologist who currently concerns himself with the architecture and practical application of programmable behaviors in the Comcast network.

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Dai Kashiwa

Dr. Dai Kashiwa is the Director of Technology Development at NTT Communications, where he leads a number of incubation and software development projects using SDN/NFV technologies.

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Daniel Bernier

Daniel is a senior technical architect within the network strategy group at Bell Canada. His role involves researching new approaches to solve network challenges and collaborate with the rest of Bell Canada’s architecture teams to help evolve Bell’s network.

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Dr. Pedro A. Aranda Gutiérrez

Dr. Pedro A. Aranda Gutiérrez, formerly of Telefonica, obtained his Telecommunications Engineering degree in 1988 at the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid and his PhD in 2013 at the Universität Paderborn with a thesis on BGP-4 anomalies.

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Dr. Xiongyan Tang

Dr. Xiongyan Tang is now the Chief Technologist and CTO for network technology at China Unicom Network Technology Research Institute, vice chairman of China Communication Standardization Association (CCSA) TC10.

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Gert Vanderstraeten

Gert is a Network Architect in Microsoft's IT organization. His main responsibility is development of strategy for improving the interaction between the network infrastructure and real-time services that are relying on it.

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Harvey Newman

Harvey Newman (Sc. D, MIT 1974) is a Professor of Physics at the California Institute of Technology, where he has been a faculty member since 1982.

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Jamil Chawki

Dr. Jamil Chawki leads cloud computing and future networks standardization department (SDN and NFV) at Orange. Before this position, Jamil was a deputy director of Enterprise 2.0 research program working on Software as a Service marketplace architecture for France Telecom.

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Jay Etchings

Director of Operations, Research Computing, and Senior HPC Architect at Arizona State University, Jay Etchings is a well-known industry professional with 20 years of progressively versatile, cross-platform experience in management of open systems architecture.

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Jiajin Gao

Jiajin Gao has been with telecom industry for 20 years and held various leadership positions spanning R&D, Planning, Engineering, Marketing and Operations.

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Johan Gustawsson

Johan Gustawsson is a Network Architect at Telia Company Group, a service provider headquartered in Stockholm with presence in a host of countries through different brands and home to one of the world’s most extensive (Tier 1) IP backbones.

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Jon Beasley

Jon gained his degree in Electronic Computer Systems in 1995. Since then he has worked extensively in the network communications field, working for Service Providers and large Enterprises, clocking up 20 years of experience.

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Kevin Brackpool

Kevin is a Network Architect within the Network Virtualization team of the Vodafone Group Technology - Strategy and Architecture department.

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Liang Ou

Liang Ou is the project manager of Data Network Communication Division in China Telecom Guangzhou Research Institute (GSTA). Currently, he works on enabling SDN/NFV technologies in fixed broadband IP network.

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Mazen Khaddam

Mazen Khaddam is an industry expert in IP network architecture and planning. Mazen is currently working at Cox Communications as a Principal lead Architect, where he has been leading the IP & transport architecture & Engineering group for past 20 years.

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Ralf Trezeciak

Ralf is an Network Architect of the Architecture Department in Deutsche Telekom Technik, where he is focused on cloud SDN and NFV architectures for data centers.

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Tetsuya Nakamura

Tetsuya Nakamura serves as Principal Architect, Strategy and Innovation Group at CableLabs. Tetsuya is leading CableLabs’ open source research efforts on NFV and SDN, and the Board member of OPNFV.

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Wade Shao

Wade Shao, Principle Engineer for Tencent's network platform department, Wade is responsible for Tencent's network system R&D as well as network research on cutting edge technologies.

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