Chief Scientist & Fellow
David Meyer is currently Chief Scientist and Fellow at Brocade Communications, where he works on future directions for Internet technologies. His current focus is the use machine learning (and in particular deep learning) for networking applications. Prior to joining Brocade, he was a Distinguished Engineer at Cisco Systems, where he also worked as a developer, architect, and visionary on future directions for Internet technologies. Most recently he served as the chair of the Technical Steering Committee of the OpenDaylight Project (he is currently the Chair of the OpenDaylight Board of Directors). He has been a member of the Internet Architecture Board (IAB) of the the IETF (www.ietf.org) and the chair/co-chair of many working groups. He is also active in the operator community, where he has been a long standing member of the NANOG (www.nanog.org), RIPE, and APRICOT program committees (and served as NANOG program committee chair from 2008-2011). Mr. Meyer is also a frequent speaker at major industry and academic conferences. Mr. Meyer is also currently Director of the Advanced Network Technology Center at the University of Oregon where he is also a Senior Research Scientist in the department of Computer Science.. One of his major projects at the University of Oregon is route views (seewww.routeviews.org). Prior to joining Cisco, he served as Senior Scientist, Chief Technologist and Director of IP Technology Development at Sprint. See http://www.1-4-5.net/~dmm/vita.html for more information.