Founder & CEO, Treq Labs, Inc.
Karl May is founder and CEO of Treq Labs and was previously co-founder and CEO of Vello Systems, where the VellOS network operating system was first developed and commercialized to provide automation, security and programmability to production networks. Over the past 30 years, he has been at the leading edge of a variety of technology trends. In 1990, he founded Provectus, a pioneer in multi-protocol routing.
From Provectus, he joined SGI, leading the development of the first interactive television deployment, the forerunner to AppleTV and Netflix Streaming Service. From SGI, May went on to develop and commercialize the first broadband cable modem (LANCity/Bay Networks). May started his career as a software engineer and manager at Hewlett-Packard, working on the company's first RISC-based workstation after earning a BS in Electrical Engineering and doctorate from the Technical University of Munich and Stanford.
Industry Briefings 2
Sunday, 17 January 2016
Service providers have begun to roll out Network as a Service built on standard hardware and a programmable network platform. This programmable network enables both faster service innovation and faster time to revenue, two key elements in an increasingly competitive marketplace. We will discuss how stripping away archaic protocols and replacing these with policy based networking rules, combined with real-time analytics, migrates service roadmap control from the system vendor to the service provider.