Open19 Foundation Summit 2019

May 16, 2019
8:00 am - 5:30 pm

The 2019 Summit theme is “Accelerating Open19 Adoption”

Join us to learn all the latest news, views, and projections in the open data center and edge movement from the experts working and innovating in this space. You’ll also receive updates about the Open19 Project — the cross-industry solution for data center and edge environments of all sizes. The Summit is FREE to attend.

Sponsorship opportunities are available for Open19 Foundation members only. Download our sponsor packet for more information.


8:00 a.m.Registration Opens / Breakfast Offered / Expo Area Open
9:30 a.m.Sessions Begin / Fastest Installed Rack Row Competition Starts
Yuval Bachar, President, Open19 FoundationWelcome and Open19 Update – Accelerating Adoption
Matt Trifiro, CMO, Vapor IOState of the Edge and Open19
Arpit Joshipura, GM Networking, Edge & IoT, Linux FoundationLinux Foundation Edge & Open19
10:45 a.m.Break / Expo Area Open
Raejeanne Skillern, President of Communications & Enterprise Compute, FlexCloud & Data Center in 2020
Adam Tarnowski, VP Business Development for Cloud & Data Center, FlexFlex Lightning Talk – Open19 Turnkey Solutions for Cloud
Salim Fedel, Associate VP Enterprise Solutions Business Group, ASUSASUS Lightning Talk: Innovative Server Designs on Open19 Platform
Jason Rylands, VP of Data Center Strategy & International Sales, German Edge CloudOpen19: A Solution for the German Edge Cloud
12:30 p.m.Lunch / Expo Area Open / Fastest Installed Rack Row Competition Continues
1:30 p.m.Lior Gal, CEO, ExceleroConquering the Last Storage Frontier with Open19 and NVMe
Philip Wong, WiwynnWiwynn Lightning Talk: Bringing Hyperscale Performance to Open19
2:00 p.m.Paul Mockapetris, Computer Scientist, Internet Pioneer & Co-inventor of DNSKeynote Presentation + Audience Q&A – Scaling Ecosystems and Standards-based Approaches
Scott Burns, Senior Director R&D, Packet; My Truong, Senior Director, Packet Labs; Carl Perry, Ecosystem Engineer, PacketPacket Panel Discussion: Lab Rat Innovating on Hardware with Open19
3:00 p.m.Break / Expo Area Open / Fastest Installed Rack Row Competition Ends
3:25 p.m.Brian Karstetter, Senior Director Product & Strategy, PacketA Day in the Trenches – Open19 Deployment in Real Time
Dolly Wu, VP/GM USA Cloud Datacenter, InspurInspur Lightning Talk: Leading the Adoption of Open19
Skip Fry, Lead Product Application Engineer, AmphenolSkip Fry, Lead Product Application Engineer, Amphenol
4:20 p.m.Kamal Deva, Director of Software Engineering, SalesforceInnovation Projects Around Open19
Adam Tarnowski, Flex; Dolly Wu, Inspur; Nelson Wang, ASUSOpen19 Adopters’ Corner – Open19 Solutions for the Data Center of the Future
5:00 p.m.Yuval Bachar, President, Open19 FoundationClosing Remarks / Raffle / Competition Winners / Expo Area Open
5:30 p.m.Reception Sponsored by Packet
7:30 p.m.Summit Close – See You Next Year!

Thank you to our sponsors!