Open19 Fellow

Yuval Bachar

Yuval Bachar

Yuval Bachar is an Innovator, Leader, Evangelist for Data Center & Networking Technologies, driving disruptive innovation across all the data center technologies. Yuval joined the Linux Foundation to build a hardware extension to the LF, starting with the Open19 project.

For the last decade, Yuval worked on multiple substantial projects in the mega data center world. Yuval enabled the insertion of open-source switching technologies at Facebook that became a de-facto standard to driving optimized data center optimized optical solutions and business models. Yuval built hundreds of megawatts of data centers in the past year, integrating technologies like AI/ML to create self-healing data centers while also focusing on a solution across the industry like OpenBMC.

Prior to his data center innovation, Yuval worked on building the core routers to the internet and switching solutions for the industry and very early-stage development of compute and networking technologies at Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC).