FUTURE:NET is a complimentary event by invitation only, and invitations are non-transferable. Join in the discussion on the future of networking with industry leaders and visionaries.

August 30th, 2018 Four Seasons Hotel, Las Vegas

Digital transformation demands a new network strategy

Today, everything of value is connected - from the apps, to the cloud, to the devices, to the users - and the network has emerged as the critical platform that helps connect everything reliably and securely. Businesses are moving faster than ever to transform their IT to support this new mode of engagement, and the network is required to deliver a seamless and secure experience to customers.

FUTURE:NET 2018 will bring together those at the forefront in shaping this new reality. Presentations from technical leaders across different industries will highlight their digital journeys and current state of their networking solutions, while networking leaders at the cutting-edge of new technologies will showcase what's in store for the future.

Speakers and Topics

Blockchains: The Promise and Challenges Ahead for Networking
Emin Gun Sirer

Associate Professor of Computer Science at Cornell

The API Management Journey from Monolith to Service Mesh
Marco Palladino

CTO & Co-Founder at Kong

Marco Palladino

CTO & Co-Founder at Kong

RSocket: Reactive Cloud-Native Networking
Ryland Degnan

Co-Founder and CTO at Netifi

Digital Transformation at the speed of Digital Transactions
Ken Owens

Vice President Cloud Native Engineering at Mastercard

Security Challenges in Enterprise IoT
May Wang

CTO & Co-founder, Zingbox at Zingbox

Is Networking Ready for Cloud Native? An operators view on the need for a new NOS architecture.
Adam Casella

Co-Founder and CTO at SnapRoute

The Self-Healing Infrastructure: LinkedIn’s Data Center Network Journey
Zaid Ali Kahn

Senior Director, Global Infrastructure at LinkedIn

Istio – A Network for Services Not Bytes
Louis Ryan

Principal Engineer at Google

Unified SDN for Microservices
Deepak Bansal

GM at Microsoft Azure

Deepak Bansal

GM at Microsoft Azure



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Thursday, August 30th 2018

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