Head of development operations for NetFoundry. Olaf has over 25 years’ leadership experience in software development, architecture and consulting. Olaf joined NetFoundry from Cisco Systems, where he worked as a Principal Solution Architect in the Application Platforms Group, with a primary focus on enterprise integration and mobile experiences and additional exposure to streaming data and analytics. Prior to Cisco, he held the positon of Services Director at CompuCom, where he led a team of architects and subject matter experts in defining the managed cloud strategy and reference architecture. Before that, Olaf led many implementation projects in data center automation while working in the professional services organizations of BMC Software and IBM. Olaf was born and educated in Germany and holds an MS in Computer Science from the University of Kaiserslautern. He now resides in Cary, NC, USA with his wife. Together they have two daughters.