Making Open Work
May 8–9, 2017: Training & Tutorials
May 10–11, 2017: Conference
Austin, TX
William Snow

William Snow
Vice President of Engineering, Open Networking Lab


William Snow is the vice president of engineering for the Open Networking Laboratory (ON.Lab), where he is responsible for all engineering and operations and leads the teams providing core engineering to the ONOS and CORD projects. Previously, Bill spent over 25 years in the industry building development teams and delivering innovative products. He has led engineering teams for both startups and public companies in the networking and security spaces and was responsible for the routing and high-availability teams delivering the Cisco CRS-1 as well as the Centillion LAN switching product line prior to Centillion’s acquisition by Bay Networks. Bill holds a BS in electrical engineering from Cornell University, an MS in electrical and computer engineering from Stanford University, and an MS in engineering management from Stanford University.


2:35pm3:15pm Thursday, May 11, 2017
Location: Ballroom E
Level: Non-technical
William Snow (Open Networking Lab)
The telecommunications industry's major network operators and vendors have not traditionally engaged with open source. Now, under pressure to transform their networks to support mobile devices and the demand for video, this is changing. William Snow tells the story of how Open Networking Laboratory has transformed the industry through open source and where the industry is headed using open source. Read more.