Bin Hu (TSC Chair)
Being part of AT&T’s Domain 2.0 Architecture and Design team, Bin currently focuses on implementing AT&T’s open source strategy in network virtualization and cloud, and driving IPv6 and NFV Networking domains in OPNFV and OpenStack. Bin’s technical expertise ranges from mobile device, mobile Internet and web platform to network infrastructure, NFV, SDN and cloud computing. Bin’s experience covers software development, engineering management, project management, product management and business development.
Bin started his software career as a research engineer in NTT MCL and pioneered ATM high-speed networking and networked multimedia streaming technologies. Being an engineering manager of Disney Internet Group, Bin delivered Disney’s premium content to mobile devices in early 2000 which pioneered mobile Internet technology and business. After joining Motorola as a Distinguished Member of Technical Staff, Bin led the advanced technology team and delivered end-to-end solutions and products on IMPS, DCD/SCREEN3, and Mobile Advertising. Taking the role of Director of Product Management, Bin worked with the team and delivered Motorola Android Platform (MAP) and Motorola’s first 2 Android devices in 2009.
Prior to AT&T, Bin was Director of Business Development and Senior Director of Americas Software and Application Division in Futurewei, incubating software products and business in network virtualization, cloud computing, IaaS, PaaS and SaaS.
Bin is the winner of 2015 OPNFV Annual Award and 2012 OMA Contributor and Achievement Award. In 2009, he led the IEEE ComSoc Santa Clara Valley Chapter winning 2009 IEEE ComSoc Chapter Achievement Award of North America Region.
In his personal life, Bin is an active volunteer in community, and won The President’s Volunteer Service Award of United States in 2016.
With over ten years of professional experience in software development and networking, Cristina has been involved in multiple OPNFV projects with a broad horizontal of topics. Cristina is a committer on Armband, Fuel and EdgeCloud. As a core member of the Armband and Fuel projects, she is driving the effort of supporting OPNFV on aarch64 platform for various initiatives, such as infrastructure, installers, functional testing, performance, MANO as well as release and documentation. Before working in Cloud infrastructure, she worked on enterprise core routers with focus on software development of network protocols.
Emma is a Software Engineer in the Network Platforms Group in Intel. She has worked on Service Assurance, making more metrics available for the OpenStack cloud, by enabling collectd stats and events to be used in OpenStack. She is a committer to the OPNFV Barometer project, and helps to maintain their testing, build and validation tools. Her latest adventures have brought her into testing, where her Service Assurance experience continues to come in handy for KPI collection in Network Services Benchmarking. She is a committer on the Yardstick project, and tries to improve documentation, usability and testing of the framework itself. In the wider community, she is a part of the test working group, promoting the use of OPNFV test tools to a wider audience.
Frank Brockners is Distinguished Engineer in Cisco’s Chief Technology and Architecture Office, driving software and architecture development for software defined devices. Frank holds a diploma degree in Electrical Engineering (Aachen University) and a PhD/Dr degree in Information Science (University of Cologne).
Georg is a Senior Systems Designer at Ericsson, working mainly on SDN and NFV. He has been the PTL of the NetReady and Dovetail projects in OPNFV before joining the TSC. He is an active contributor to the OPNFV Verified Program and the OPNFV testing community. In previous roles, he worked intensively on designing and prototyping SDN solutions for 5G networks and Openstack based cloud platforms, particularly specializing in storage solutions. Before joining Ericsson, Georg was a researcher at RWTH Aachen University, working on parallel networking simulation tools and algorithms. Georg holds a Diploma and a PhD in Computer Science from RWTH Aachen University.
Manuel Buil is a senior NFV engineer working in the networking team at SUSE. He has been working in OPNFV for more then 3 years and is currently the PTL for Service Function Chaining project and also helps in other OPNFV projects such as releng-xci and edge. Apart from that, Manuel contributes to other NFV related open source projects such as OpenDaylight and OpenStack, where he is a committer in the openstack-ansible project. Prior to SUSE, he worked at Ericsson in the NFV & Cloud department. Manuel holds a degree in Telecommunications and Electronics Engineering and a master in advanced mobile networks.
China Mobile Research Institute
Qiao Fu is a project manager at China Mobile Research Institute. She obtained Her Masters degree from Dept. Electronic and Engineering at Tsinghua University in 2013. She joins the China Mobile after graduation and is working on the research of network technology. Qiao Fu is working on OPNFV community ever since its establishment. She is responsible for the China Mobile OPNFV Testlab and is also the project lead for the High Availability project currently.
Rex Lee (Mingjiang Li) is a senior software engineer in Open Source Development Team of Huawei. He has 7 years’ experience in Wireless and Core Network. He is the PTL of the Yardstick project, also active in the OPNFV testing wok group. Meanwhile, he also joins the Release Process Working group. Rex received his Masters Degree on Software Engineering from East China Normal University.
Tim works as Senior Program Manager Developer Engagement in the product management group at SUSE. Previously Tim was with Ericsson’s Cloud & NFV product development unit, where he lead the Open Source & Ecosystem team. Previously, Tim used to be with Ericsson Research in the Wireless Access Networks section, where he held research project management and standardization delegate roles. Before joining Ericsson, Tim was with RWTH Aachen Univeristy at the Communication Networks institute, where he researched analytical modeling methods for dimensioning of packet networks and radio spectrum demand.
Tim has been in the OPNFV TSC for more than 2 years and served as chairman of the committee and OPNFV’s LFN TAC representative from Oct 2017 to Oct 2018.
Tim Rozet is a Principal Software Engineer on the SDN team in the Office of Technology at Red Hat, Inc. He is also the Project Technical Lead for the OPNFV Apex Installer project, and a committer on several other OPNFV projects. He is active in many OpenStack projects including the TripleO OpenStack project, OpenStack Puppet Modules, as well as the OpenDaylight project. His main goals are enabling and driving new technologies around NFV and SDN with OpenStack – including OpenDaylight, FD.IO, Service Function Chaining, and OVS DPDK.
The Linux Foundation
Trevor works as a Release Engineer at The Linux Foundation, and has been involved with OPNFV since the Colorado release. Prior to The Linux Foundation, Trevor discovered his passion for automation and CI/CD while working at the Oregon State University Open Source Lab. He holds a B.S., Applied Computer Science from Oregon State University, and lives in Corvallis, Oregon with his wife and two kids and their pet tortoise Alfred.
Trevor is a Principal Engineer in Intel’s Network Platforms Group and has worked on new Networking/Telecom technologies for over 20 years, including SDN/NFV. Initially he established the OPNFV global lab infrastructure and helped create and lead the OPNFV Test Working Group. He also led VSPERF (NFVI data-plane performance) through two releases and helped develop the OPNFV Verified Program.
Yang (Gabriel) Yu
Gabriel is a project manager on Open Source Development Team at Huawei and the PTL of the OPNFV Bottlenecks project. His experience also includes leading testing working group and long duration testing initiative in OPNFV, micro-service transformation of OPNFV testing projects in cloud native CI/CD pipeline, promotion/attending cooperated testing activities with ETSI, etc.. Gabriel holds his PHD Degree in Electronic Information and Electrical Engineering from Shanghai Jiao Tong University.