ONUG Board Welcomes Gap Inc. Director of Network Architecture & Engineering
Vishal Goradia Brings Extensive Knowledge to Further Expand Board’s Expertise
April 21, 2016 – BOSTON – The Open Networking User Group (ONUG) today announced the addition of Vishal Goradia, Director of Network
Architecture and Engineering at Gap Inc., to the ONUG Board. Comprised of leading IT executives, the ONUG Board is slated to convene and share insights on the importance of open interoperable hardware and software-defined infrastructure solutions May 9-11 at ONUG Spring 2016, hosted by Intuit in Mountain View, California.
In his current role at Gap Inc., Vishal is responsible for global architecture, roadmaps, and strategy, as well as an engineering team responsible for delivering enhanced network and infrastructure services. Having previously held positions at Restoration Hardware and Xerox, Vishal’s enterprise background includes comprehensive knowledge in IT deployments, network automation and orchestration, and the integration of new technologies into large enterprise ecosystems.
“The ONUG Board is comprised of exceptional IT executives who are familiar with a wide range of open infrastructure deployments and challenges,” said Nick Lippis, Co-Chairman and Co-Founder of ONUG. “Vishal has spent significant time within diverse environments and his invaluable insight supports our collective efforts to provide greater choice for IT business leaders by advocating for software defined infrastructure solutions.”
“I am confident that my expertise in areas such as software-defined networks; public, private and hybrid cloud designs; and enterprise architecture will add even more depth to ONUG’s already impressive board,” said Vishal Goradia, Director of Network Architecture & Engineering at Gap Inc. “I am honored to be a part of a community that respects user input and is driving real change based on these valuable narratives.”
ONUG is the leading community of IT executives focused on enabling greater choice and options for IT business leaders by advocating open interoperable hardware and software-defined infrastructure solutions that span across the entire IT stack, all in an effort to create business value. The ONUG Board is composed of IT leaders from Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Cigna, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, FedEx, Fidelity Investments, Gap Inc., GE, Intuit, JPMorgan Chase, the Lippis Report, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, UBS, and Yahoo. For more on ONUG, go to www.OpenNetworkingUserGroup.com or follow us on Twitter @ONUG_
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