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Kevin Woods Vice President of Product Management at Lumina Networks


Kevin Woods is Vice President of Product Management for Lumina Networks.  Lumina Networks is a spin-off of Brocade’s SDN Controller technology and team.  As one of the original employees, Kevin joined Brocade’s newly formed SDN team in January 2014, establishing the business case and product strategy for what has become Lumina Networks’ product line today.  Lumina networks is the industry’s leading vendor for open source SDN Controllers Powered by OpenDaylight™. Prior to Brocade, Kevin led SDN strategy development for Cisco and was responsible for onePK, Cisco ONE and the programmability interfaces within Cisco’s IOS.  While at Cisco, he helped put together the Cisco ONE project that involved the development of applications, plugins and agents that help existing Cisco customers adopt SDN. Kevin has over 25 years of experience in public and private communications infrastructure and has been an early adopter of new technologies such as OpenFlow, voice-over-IP, DOCSIS, DSL and Ethernet switching. Kevin is fascinated with new and emerging networking technologies and is especially interested in how new technologies impact organizations, skill sets and business models.