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BIG 5G Event


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16-18 May, 2022
Austin Convention Center, Austin

Brian Barritt
Engineering Manager, Magma at Facebook Connectivity


Brian Barritt is a software engineering manager at Facebook Connectivity where he supports the open-source Magma project. Magma’s mission is to connect the world to a faster network by enabling service providers to build cost-effective and extensible carrier-grade networks. 

Prior to joining Facebook last year, he was a Senior Staff Software Engineer at Alphabet. At Google he founded the Temporospatial SDN infrastructure that powered terrestrial millimeter-wave and several non-terrestrial networks, including Loon. Brian’s 15 years of industry experience also includes roles at Cisco and NASA. He holds an MBA in Management of Technology & Innovation and BS, MS, and Ph.D. degrees in Computer Engineering from Case Western Reserve University.