Brad BoothPrincipal Network Hardware Manager at Microsoft
Brad Booth is a distinguished leader in technology development and standardization. Currently heading up the 25/50G Ethernet Consortium and the Consortium for On-Board Optics, he is a Principal Network Hardware Manager in Microsoft’s Hardware Systems Group where he leads the development of next generation networking products for Microsoft’s cloud datacenters. Previously, Brad has held strategist and engineering positions at Dell, Intel and Bell-Northern Research. The holder of over 20 patents related to networking technologies, he has also received awards for his contributions to industry consortia and IEEE 802.3 Ethernet standards.