Charles Chan, Ph.D.

Member of Technical Staff, Open Networking Foundation
Co-Founder, SDNDS-TW

Charles started his career at Open Networking Foundation since 2015. He is the lead developer of Trellis project, an open-source, SDN-enabled, multi-purpose leaf-spine networking fabric built on white-box switches. Charles is also involved in various ONF projects such as ONOS, Next-Gen SDN and SEBA.

Charles is a founding member of ONF Ambassador Program, which aims at connecting people and providing necessary assistances to the open-source community all around the world. Charles is also one of the co-founder of SDNDS-TW.

Prior to joining ONF, Charles worked at D-Link NCTU Joint Research Center, at which he was the technical lead of SDN team. Charles has a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering.

On his spare time, Charles enjoys cooking and traveling around the world.