Anni leads Futurewei’s cloud open source operations and marketing, covering open source strategy, compliance and community and ecosystem building. Anni served on the OpenStack Board for four years and contributed to various OpenStack Board committees (finance, compensation, new membership, etc.) and currently serves on the CNCF and OCI Trademark Boards.
Prior to Futurewei, Anni worked at Oracle, Salesforce.com, Savvis (acquired by Centurylink), Fast Search and Transfer (acquired by Microsoft), and Sun Microsystems (acquired by Oracle) in the areas of product management/marketing, technology evangelism/developer relations, partner strategy/recruitment/management, and enterprise business development and consulting. For the last 8+ years, Anni has traveled to 30+ countries, five continents visiting telco and enterprise customers and partners in EMEA, APAC, and AMER to discuss their ICT, cloud, datacenter transformation and strategy, and presented the latest cloud and open source trends at various industry conferences.
Anni holds both MS and BA degrees in Computer Science, and is currently based in Silicon Valley, USA. Anni has also completed NACD (National Association of Corporate Directors) Director Professionalism Training, and is currently a member of NACD Northern California Chapter.
In the last few years, with the emergence of 5G, IoT and AI, cloud providers have recognized the value and the importance of edge, and started building the infrastructure technologies to provide ...