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ONUG Spring 2017 April 25 & 26 ONUG Fall 2017 October 17 & 18

ONUG Board

ONUG is a user-driven community comprised of IT executives that are leveraging the power of their engineering and procurement to influence the pace and deployment of open networking solutions.

ONUG was co-founded by Ernest Lefner of Bank of America and Nick Lippis of Lippis Enterprises. The ONUG Board is composed of IT leaders from Bank of America, BNY Mellon, Cigna, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, eBay, FedEx, Fidelity, Gap, Inc., GE, Intuit, JPMorgan Chase, Morgan Stanley, Pfizer, UBS, Yahoo, and The Lippis Report.


Ernest LefnerErnest Lefner
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of ONUG
Bank of America
SVP Architecture & Engineering Executive

Nick LippisNick Lippis
Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of ONUG
Lippis Enterprises
Independent Industry Analyst

Harmen van der Linde headshotHarmen Van der Linde
Co-Chairman of ONUG
CitiCloud Solution Manager & Emerging Technologies, Networking and Storage Team

Chris Drumgoole
Chris Drumgoole
Chief Technology Officer

Pablo EspinosaPablo Espinosa
Director of Network Engineering

Joe FerrellJoe Ferrell
VP, IT Architecture & Engineering: Network, Cloud, and Platforms

Vishal GoradiaVishal Goradia
Gap Inc.
Director of Network Architecture & Engineering

Aryo KresnadiAryo Kresnadi
Technical Fellow

Andrew KulawiakAndrew Kulawiak
Bank of America
SVP, IT Architecture Executive

Fred LimaFred Lima
Principal Network Security Architect

Carlos Matos
Carlos Matos
Fidelity Investments
Director, Global Network Architecture

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Conrad Menezes
Bank of America
SVP, Architecture & Engineering Executive

Lane Patterson
Lane Patterson
VP of Global Network Infrastructure

Vesko Pehlivanov
Credit Suisse
Vice President, Cyber Security Product Management

Neal SecherNeal Secher
BNY Mellon
Managing Director and Head of Network Architecture

Keith ShinnKeith Shinn
Fidelity Investments
SVP Wholesale IT,
Fidelity Technology Group

John StormJohn Storm
Morgan Stanley
Executive Director, Institutional Securities Division

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Gene Sun
FedEx Corporation
Vice President,
Global Network and Communication Services

Nelson Tai
Nelson Tai
Senior Manager, Hosting and Connectivity Services

James YounanJames Younan
Director, Infrastructure Research and Development



Emeritus ONUG Founding Member

Michael PayneMichael Payne
JPMorgan Chase
Executive Director, Cloud Development