SDN NFV World Congress Advisory Panel
Mr. Mark Lum
Chair | SDN NFV World Congress


Layer123 is delighted to support this distinguished Advisory Panel of industry leaders who are driving and developing the new world of Software-Defined Networks. We thank them for their discussion, insight and recommendation in preparing the SDN NFV Congress program; the topical content and agenda - with any omissions or errors - remain solely Layer123's responsibility.


The Panel members actively contribute to the world-class agenda, helping to ensure the market's flagship event continues to stay at the leading edge of practical network innovation.




Mr. Gint Atkinson
VP, Network Strategy & Architecture | KVH
Mr. Axel Clauberg
VP, Aggregation, Transport, IP (CTO-ATI) & Fixed Access (CTO-FIA) | Deutsche Telekom
Mr. Marc Cohn
Dr. Justin Dustzadeh
VP, Head of Global Infrastructure Network Services | Visa
Dr. Jörg-Peter Elbers
VP Advanced Technology | ADVA Optical Networking
Mr. Charles Ferland
VP Business Development | Nokia
Mr. Nico Fischbach
CTO | Forcepoint


Mr. Nic Leymann
Sr. Network Architect | Deutsche Telekom
Dr. Geng Lin
CTO, Enterprise Network & Infrastructure Services | Google
Mr. Chris Liou
VP, Product Management | Silver Peak
Mr. Robin Mersh
CEO | The Broadband Forum
Mr. Sanjeev Mervana
Sr. Director Marketing | Cisco
Mr. Dave Meyer
Chief Scientist & Fellow | Brocade


Director, Advanced Network Technology Center | University of Oregon

Mr. Inder Monga
Chief Technologist and Area Lead | ESnet


Research Associate & Chair | Open Networking Foundation

Dr. Lyndon Ong
Technical Fellow | Ciena


Co-Chair, Market Awareness & Education Committee | OIF


Dr. Dan Pitt
Mr. Wade Shao
Deputy Director, Network platform department | Tencent
Mr. Ayush Sharma
Mr. Ning So
Head of Advanced Technical Services | Reliance Jio
Mr. Phil Tilley
Director NFV & CloudBand Product Marketing | Nokia
Mr. Mirko Voltolini
VP Technology and Architecture | Colt
Mr. Steve West
Mr. Hagen Woesner
General Chair | EWSDN