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Jeff Tantsura

Consulting VP, Network Architecture at Futurewei


Jeff Tantsura is has been in the networking space for 20+ years and has authored/contributed to many RFC's and patents. He is the chair of IETF Routing Working Group, chartered to work on new Network Architectures and technologies, including protocol independent YANG models and NextGen Data Center Routing protocols.

At his previous employer Jeff has designed and prototyped BGP L3VPN based control plane for Docker containers.

Currently, Jeff is employed as a consulting VP Network Architecture with Futurewei, Future Network, focusing on 5G and Next Gen DC networking.

As the Member of Advisory Board at Volta Networks Jeff is helping with technology strategy for the first, fully containerized RoutingAAS platform. Jeff is co-author of a recently published book – Navigating Network Complexity, talking, among other exiting topics about why networking has become so complex and the urgent need for automation and programmable, model driven networking.

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