Arpit Joshipura is an executive leader and open source software evangelist across carriers, cloud and enterprise IT - spanning technology areas like networking, orchestration, operating systems, security, AI, edge, hardware and silicon. He was voted “Top 5 Movers and Shakers” in the Telecom Industry. At the Linux Foundation, Arpit leads open source projects in Networking (ONAP, OPNFV, ODL, FDIO, OvS, DPDK, OpenSwitch, DENT and others) as well as Edge/IOT (Akraino, EdgeX, EVE and others). As an industry thought leader, he is driving major disruptions including 5G, Edge, AI, Cloud Native (VNFs to CNFs). Arpit brings 30 years of networking expertise and vision to The Linux Foundation, with both technical depth and business breadth across IP, broadband, optical, mobile, routing, switching, L4-7, cloud, disaggregation, SDN/NFV, Cloud Native, open networking, and has been an early evangelist for open source. Arpit has served in CMO/CTO, VP, and Engineering leadership roles within both startups and larger enterprises.