Nicolas Thomas

Nicolas Thomas

SDN/APIs Strategist, Fortinet

SDN/API strategist
Editor of MEF88 project: Application Security for SD-WAN Services Project

NFV Pioneer,
ETSI representative for Fortinet, ETSI Security week selection committee for AI.
Public speaker.
CloudNative security strategist.
Co-founder of various opensource and standard communities.
Intrapreneur in charge of securing automated solutions at Fortinet.
DevOps strategist.
Former positions at Canonical and HP. Active actor of the telecom industry transformations for two decades.

Started with the move of network functions to x86, Linux to Virtual machines and open hardware ATCA, Opencompute, hence Clouds and elastic services. Architecting platforms for Telco, OpenStack/Cloud. Hands-on NFV since 2011 (pioneer ETSI NFV creation). Former SAForum, Scope Alliance, Picmg member, CP-TA.