David Temkin is the Vice President of Network Strategy and Architecture at Netflix, where he is responsible for the network architecture and interconenction of the Netflix global content delivery network. He has also held the position of Director of IP Product Development and Engineering at Telx. He was responsible for all Layer 2 & 3 product architecture, design, and deployment across the Telx portfolio of data centers. Previously, he spent time at Yahoo! as the Layer 4-7 Network Architect, responsible for network load balancing. He also designed and built out the global network for Right Media, an online ad serving startup that was later acquired by Yahoo!. He also serves on the NANOG Board of Directors and is active in the NANOG and RIPE communities.
Mr. DeVita leads the sales and marketing strategy for fifteenfortyseven Critical Systems Realty (1547). He has an extensive background in management, direct and indirect sales, and development for datacenter technology. Mr. DeVita has presented at many new technologies and applications top tier conferences, with sessions including “Cloud and Mobility” at 7×24 Exchange; “Patriot Act & NSA: Protecting Your Data” at HostingCon; and “Connectivity Challenges & Opportunities in 2014, including Adoption of the Open IX Model in the U.S.”; at CRE’s Texas Data Center Summit & Peer 2.0 Conference. He has been a panelist at many IMN events as well.
Mr. DeVita served as the President of the Dallas-Fort Worth AFCOM Chapter and currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Metroplex Technology Business Council.
Vinay Nagpal is Data Center Services leader with over nineteen years of experience in wholesale, retail and enterprise data centers, developing and managing colocation and hosting services. Vinay is currently responsible for growing DuPont Fabros Technology’s carrier-neutral connectivity and peering options, supporting customers’ networking requirements and managing company’s telecommunications infrastructure nationwide. Vinay has been actively involved with Open-IX Association since its inception in building better and open standards for Peering and Interconnections, and he is on the LINX NoVA Customer Advisory Board in Northern Virginia.
Previously, Vinay has held several senior-level positions in Product Development and Product Management at Tata Communications, Verizon Business, MCI, Digex and UUNET managing data center services worldwide. Having lived and worked in four countries—US, Canada, Australia and India, Vinay holds an MBA in Information Systems from Australia, a B.S. in Computer Science from India and ITIL certification from US. Vinay has authored white papers and industry publications on Data Center Outsourcing and IT infrastructure and he has been a featured speaker on Data Centers, Interconnection, and Peering at industry events.