ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series - Guru Parulkar

ECE Distinguished Lecturer Series


Guru Parulkar

Stanford University


May 02, 2018

Internet Infastructure Transformation with Open Source and Device Disaggregation

Bio: Guru Parulkar is Executive Director of Open Networking Foundation, Stanford Platform Lab, and Consulting Professor of EE at Stanford, where he helped create three programs: OpenFlow / Software-Defined Networking, Programmable Open Mobile Internet 2020, and Stanford Experimental Data Center Laboratory. Prior to Stanford, he spent four years at NSF, where he received the Director's award for Program Management excellence and worked with the broader research community to create the GENI, Future Internet Design, and Network of Sensor Systems programs. Before NSF, Guru founded several startups including Growth Networks and Sceos, and served as Entrepreneur in Residence at NEA where he received their Entrepreneurship Award. Prior to this, Guru was a Professor of Computer Science at Washington University in St. Louis. Guru received his Ph.D. in CS from Delaware in 1987, and is a recipient of the Alumni Outstanding Achievement award and the Frank A. Pehrson Graduate Student Achievement award.