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Daryan Dehghanpisheh
Daryan Dehghanpisheh
NYSE Technologies

Daryan is the VP of Business Development, NYSE Technologies.

Innovation for Capital Markets From Open Source Communities
Wednesday May 15, 2013 - 10:15am - 10:45am

Open Source communities have proven to be leaders in bringing about innovations that lead to staggering monetization potential. This session will show how Open Source can unite communities of competitors, partners and users to create speed-to-market, highly innovative, standards driven solutions to achieve shared goals of innovation and opportunity for new services. Simultaneously, these same concepts enable significant cost reduction. Several case studies will be provided, including the evolution of the NYSE Technologies 'Open Platform'.

Roland Dreier
Roland Dreier
Pure Storage

Roland's involvement in InfiniBand began more than 10 years ago as an early employee at Topspin Communications, an InfiniBand systems company. He led the addition of InfiniBand support to Linux in 2004 and has been the Linux kernel maintainer for the RDMA subsystem ever since. Roland is currently a software engineer at Pure Storage, whose flash storage products are clustered with InfiniBand.

Linux RDMA & InfiniBand Panel
Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

Linux has support for high speed interconnects which includes the offload technology necessary in order to do extremely fast communication between data in memory of the nodes in a cluster. The panel will discuss the current state of the Linux RDMA subsystem, use cases, current issues as well as future areas of development.

Frank Frankovsky
Frank Frankovsky
Facebook

Frank Frankovsky is Vice President of Hardware Design and Supply Chain Operations at Facebook. In that role, he is responsible for the company's hardware engineering and validation; technical program management; capacity engineering and analysis; and supply chain operations teams. He is also one of the key drivers of the Open Compute Project, an initiative dedicated to reshaping the infrastructure hardware industry to be more open, more innovative, and more efficient. Prior to joining Facebook, Frank spent 14 years with Dell, where he was an integral part of building Dell's PowerEdge server business and co-founded Dell's Data Center Solutions business. Prior to Dell, he launched the industry's first rack-mounted x86 servers for Compaq. Frank holds a BA in Marketing from Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

OpenCompute Project
Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 10:15am - 10:45am

Frank Frankovsky will provide an update on the Open Compute Project, an initiative dedicated to reshaping the infrastructure hardware industry to be more open, more innovative, and more efficient.

Jason Gunthorpe
Jason Gunthorpe
CTO and Co-Founder of Obsidian Research

Jason Gunthorpe has been working in the Linux Community since 1996, and currently serves as the CTO of Obsidian Research. At Obsidian he oversees all development related to Obsidian's InfiniBand product portfolio, and represents the company at industry organizations such as the InfiniBand Trade Association and the Open Fabrics Alliance. Professionally, Mr. Gunthorpe has an Engineering degree from the University of Alberta and specializes in embedded systems and high performance FPGA design, with extensive experience in high performance networking and embedded Linux on all major architectures. In the Linux community Mr. Gunthorpe currently focuses his time on the Linux RDMA stack and in other areas related to embedded Linux. In the past Mr. Gunthorpe has also made major contributions to the Debian Project and served on the Debian Technical Committee for a number of years.

Linux RDMA & InfiniBand Panel
Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 11:15am - 12:15pm

Linux has support for high speed interconnects which includes the offload technology necessary in order to do extremely fast communication between data in memory of the nodes in a cluster. The panel will discuss the current state of the Linux RDMA subsystem, use cases, current issues as well as future areas of development.

Terry Roche
Terry Roche
NYSE Technologies

Terry is an industry veteran with 28 years of experience in the financial services industry.

He is now on the leadership team of NYSE Technologies in the position of Chief Operating Officer. Prior to this role, Terry served as Global Head of Elektron at Thomson Reuters, responsible for all data feeds, hosting and technology platforms. He joined Reuters from HSBC where he was Global Head of Market Data Services, responsible for all infrastructure and commercials for data and also served in roles with FX and Fixed Income E-Commerce along with Procurement.

Terry joined HSBC when HSBC acquired Republic National Bank of New York.  There, he oversaw all trading infrastructure.

He started his career at Telerate and also spent time at Salomon Brothers in the market data team.

Opening Up the Industry to Open Platforms
Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 9:45am - 10:15am

Major disruptions to industries occur only so often. The FiTech industry is facing a cascade of landscape altering disruptions in data, programming, and business models. An Open Platform will help the industry adapt to these disruptions and take advantage of them in order to build new capabilities and profits. By harnessing the advantage of Open Platforms, the industry can return to the forefront of innovation and growth. This session will show how open minds can change attitudes, bringing about some of the greatest innovations in capital markets technologies still to come.

Jim Zemlin
Jim Zemlin
The Linux Foundation

Zemlin’s career spans three of the largest technology trends to rise over the last decade: mobile computing, cloud computing and open source software. Today, as executive director of The Linux Foundation, he uses this experience to accelerate the adoption of Linux and support the future of computing.

Zemlin’s career took root at Western Wireless, which had a successful IPO and was later acquired by Deutsche Telekom and renamed T-Mobile USA. He was also a member of the founding management team of Corio, a leading enterprise application service provider that had a successful IPO in July 2000. Other posts have included vice president of marketing at Covalent Technologies and executive director at Free Standards Group.

In his leadership role today at The Linux Foundation, Zemlin works with the world’s largest technology companies, including IBM, Intel, Google, Samsung, Qualcomm, and others to help define the future of computing on the server, in the cloud and on a variety of new mobile computing devices. His work at the vendor-neutral Linux Foundation gives him a unique and aggregate perspective on the global technology industry.

Zemlin has been recognized as a top Linux and open source blogger and is widely quoted in the press on Linux and the changing economics of the technology industry. His writing has appeared in Businessweek, Wired, and other top technology journals. He is a regular keynote speaker at industry events such as the Atlantic Big Science Summit, OSCON, LinuxCon, Gartner Group Forums, and TEDx, among others. Zemlin advises a variety of startups, including Splashtop, and sits on the boards of the Global Economic Symposium, Open Source For America and Chinese Open Source Promotion Union. Read Zemlin's weblog.

Opening Keynote
Tuesday May 14, 2013 - 9:30am - 9:45am

Linux Foundation Executive Director Jim Zemlin opens the 2013 Enterprise End User Summit.

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