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Fred Oliveira

Fellow, Network Technology Planning at Verizon


Fernando (Fred) Oliveira is a Fellow in Verizon’s Network Technology Planning group, currently working on SDN and NFV architecture for Verizon’s network cloud platform.

Fernando joined Verizon in 2011 through the acquisition of CloudSwitch where he was Chief Architect and led technology architecture and direction.

Prior to joining CloudSwitch, Fernando held senior positions at EMC, Conley Corp, Stratus Computer, Apple Computer and Kendall Square Research. Fred’s career has provided him with a wealth of experience in envisioning, designing and developing cutting-edge products.

Fred has a bachelor in science in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from the University of Connecticut and holds 23 patents in the areas of virtualization, system software and storage.