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Linux Foundation’s invitation-only event unites business and technical experts to collaborate on technical issues, the business of open source, best practices in collaborative development, and how to grow open source communities.

Note: The schedule is still being finalized so there may appear to be gaps in the schedule and session dates/times may shift.
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Charles Eckel

Cisco
Principal Engineer, Global Technology Standards
Charles is a recognized champion of open source, standards, and interoperability. As a member of Cisco's Global Technolo
Charles is a recognized champion of open source, standards, and interoperability. As a member of Cisco's Global Technology Standards team, Charles is responsible for identifying and guiding open source efforts related to key standards initiatives. In MEF, Charles co-chairs the Digital Services Committee, home of network service standards for SD-WAN and SASE. Charles is also active in IETF, where he started and runs the IETF Hackathons, advancing the pace and relevance of networking standards by combining the speed and collaborative spirit of open source communities with the rigor and precision of standards organizations. Charles is also an active member in a number of open source projects in the Linux Foundation and elsewhere. He is a frequent speaker at open source conferences and manager of the Software Defined Networking devroom at FOSDEM. His current focus areas include application networking, network automation, and the intersection of networking and security, particularly where there is a need for new standards and closely associated open source projects.