Arpit Joshipura

GM, Networking Projects, Linux Foundation

Arpit Joshipura, a 25-year veteran of the networking industry, leads the harmonization of open networking projects within the Linux Foundation, as well as with related open source projects and standards bodies.

Joshipura has been instrumental in leading major industry disruptions across enterprises, carriers and cloud architectures, including IP, broadband, optical, mobile, routing, switching, security, data center networking, L4-7, cloud, disaggregation, SDN/NFV and open networking, and has been an early evangelist for open source and open standards. He has served as CMO/VP in startups and larger enterprises such as Prevoty, Dell/Force10, Ericsson/Redback, ONI/CIENA and BNR/Nortel leading strategy, product management, marketing, engineering and technology standards functions.