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October 17 & 18 Metropolitan Pavilion, NYC

Kyle Forster

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Co-Founder

Big Switch Networks

 

 


Kyle is the founder of Big Switch Networks, and at different times has led the Product, Marketing, Business Development and Sales organizations. As company founder, he has raised over $50m in venture capital and recruited the company’s management team and CEO. He led the initial product design efforts, and then led sales and business development teams as the company signed its first four million dollar customers and partners. Kyle later led the marketing team through a brand re-build in 2014, culminating in the launch of the company’s flagship product, Big Cloud Fabric. He currently serves as a board member and founder-at-large, working on projects of strategic interest to the company with key customers and partners. Prior to Big Switch, Kyle spent most of his career at Cisco in product management and strategy roles. He holds six patents in SDN, wireless networking and security, a BSE in Electrical Engineering from Princeton, an MS in Computer Science and an MBS from the Stanford Graduate School of Business.