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, a commercially-deployed leaf-spine networking fabric built with open source software, white-box hardware and SDN. 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 assistance to the open-source community all around the world. Charles is also one of the co-founder of SDNDS-TW, a local network developer community based in Taiwan.

Prior to joining ONF, Charles worked at D-Link NCTU Joint Research Center as a Technical Lead of SDN team. Charles received his Ph.D. degree in Computer Science and Engineering from National Chiao Tung University.

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